Board of Directors

Gan Chee Yen

Shantanu Mitra
CEO & Managing Director

Rajeev Kakar
Non -Executive Director

Sudha Pillai
Independent Director

Renu Challu
Independent Directorr

Milan Shuster
Independent Director

Leadership Team

Shantanu Mitra

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Shantanu is a Chartered Accountant from England and Wales and joined Fullerton Financial Holdings, Singapore in 2010 as the Head of Consumer Risk for the Group after nearly three decades in Consumer Banking and Risk with Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank. Shantanu has worked across various Asian markets, including Singapore, Thailand and India, and was the Regional Credit Head for India, Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Shantanu took over as CEO and MD of Fullerton India in Aug 2011.

Pratik Gandhi

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Pratik is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary and has over 24 years of experience in Banking and Non-bank industries. Prior to joining Fullerton India, he was the CFO and Head of Portfolio management/ MIS for CB Risk at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Pratik has also held positions of Regional CFO for Consumer Finance Business for APAC in Citibank (based in Singapore) as well as Director and CFO in CitiFinancial India in the past. Pratik is responsible for Finance, Treasury and Company Secretarial services of Fullerton India.

Rakesh Makkar

Executive Vice President & Head – Business & Marketing

Rakesh spearheads Fullerton India's Urban and Rural business, in addition to heading the Marketing & CSR functions. He has over two decades of valuable experience including new business and brand launches while developing dynamic sales teams, product and distribution networks. Prior to joining Fullerton India, Rakesh was the Chief Distribution Officer and Management Committee member at DHFL. His earlier stints include Future Money as Chief Executive Officer, Citigroup and as a consultant for a Vietnamese Bank on consumer finance. Rakesh is a qualified national rank holder Chartered Accountant and an MBA.

Rajesh Krishnamoorthy

Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer

Rajesh is responsible for Enterprise Risk Management, Legal and Compliance functions in Fullerton India. A management graduate, Rajesh joined Fullerton India in September 2013 and comes with over 17 years of post-qualification experience in the financial services sector across consumer and commercial lending. Prior to Fullerton India, Rajesh was the Chief Risk Officer at Bajaj Finance Limited. His other stints include working in risk management domains at HSBC Ltd., GE Countrywide, Prime Financial and First Leasing.

Ravindra Rao

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Ravindra comes with 18 years of work experience in Risk Management and Business function. He has been with Fullerton India since September 2011 and during his stint, headed Credit Policy & Underwriting for Commercial & Rural Business, Collections, Fraud Risk, Operational Risk, Legal and Compliance. He also led the Mortgage and SME business vertical before being appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Fullerton India. Ravindra is now responsible for Operations, Customer Service, Technology, Compliance, Process Re-engineering, Administration and Information Security. Prior to joining Fullerton India, Ravindra was heading Collections & Fraud Control for South Asia in Standard Chartered Bank and was also the Collections Head for HDFC Bank Ltd. He has held regional positions at ABN Amro Bank and Bank of America at the beginning of his career.

Swaminathan Subramanian

Executive Vice President - Human Capital

Swaminathan is an engineer from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and an MBA from XLRI. He joined Fullerton India in May 2013 to lead the Human Capital and Training function. Swami has over 15 years of HR experience across Asia, Africa & Middle East markets. He has held various leadership positions including Head of HR for Retail Banking, Barclays- Africa and Head of Compensation & Benefits, Standard Chartered Bank, South Asia and more recently as HR lead for Corporate & Investment Banking Operations & Technology with JP Morgan Chase, India.

Ajay Pareek

Executive Vice President - Sales & Product, Urban Business

Ajay is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years' experience in audit & financial services. Starting his career with A.F. Fergusons & Co, he moved to CitiFinancial as part of the start-up team to launch their retail finance business in India. At CitiFinancial he handled the risk and operations functions for 2 years and later took over as a Regional Business Head. After 5 years at CitiFinancial, he joined Fullerton India in 2005 as part of the start-up team. Ajay is now Head - Sales and Product for the Urban Business and oversees distribution of the company's key products of Personal Loans, Mortgages, SME and Commercial vehicle.

Deepak Patkar

Executive Vice President & Head – Internal Audit

Deepak is an Electrical Engineer with a Masters in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai. In his work experience of 16 years he has handled diverse roles including Quality Assurance, Sales and Distribution, Debt Collections, Operational Risk and Audit. After successful stints at Cable Corporation, HCL Infosystems and Citibank he joined Fullerton India in 2007 as Head – Retail Collections. Deepak now manages Internal Audit at Fullerton India reporting functionally into the Audit Committee of the Board.