Key People

Ashutosh Bishnoi MD & CEO

Mr. Ashutosh Bishnoi has over 34 years experience in the Consumer Marketing and Financial Service businesses in India. The senior roles held by him in the Mutual Fund business include Chief Marketing Officer of the DSP Merrill Lynch Mutual Fund, President & CEO of the JM Mutual Fund, Executive Director of the UTI Mutual Fund and CEO of the L&T Mutual Fund. Mr. Ashutosh Bishnoi is an MBA from the Symbiosis Institute, Pune.

Sanjay Parikh Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sanjay Parikh has over 21 years of experience in the financial services sector. His previous assignments include Chief Operating Officer of Deutsche Asset Management (India) Private Limited and Taurus Asset Management Company Limited, Chief Finance Officer of Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co. Ltd. He was also associated with Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Limited and Arthur Anderson & Company.

Jatinder Pal Singh Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Jatinder Pal Singh is a Chartered Accountant and has wide experience in the sales and distribution of mutual fund products. Prior to joining Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, he was associated with Morgan Stanley Investment Management Pvt. Ltd and HSBC Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd where he was responsible for driving and guiding all India sales team in the sales efforts across segments and geographies.

Rahul Pal Head – Fixed Income

Mr. Rahul Pal is a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Mahindra Asset Management Company, he was associated with Taurus Asset Management Company Limited as ‘Head – Fixed Income’. He has also worked with Sundaram Asset Management Company Limited as ‘Fund Manager – Fixed Income’. In these roles, he was responsible for managing and overseeing the Fixed Income Portfolios.

V. Balasubramanian Chief Portfolio Strategist (Equity)

Mr. V. Balasubramanian has over 38 years of work experience of which around 20 years have been in the Mutual Fund Industry and 8 years in Treasury of a nationalized bank. He has rich experience as a Dealer in Bank Treasury as well as Mutual Fund. Prior to joining Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, he was the Chief Investment Officer at IDBI Mutual Fund.

Ketul Sakhpara Head – Equity Research

Mr. Ketul Sakhpara has overall 20 years of experience including in the field of equity research. Prior to joining MAMCPL, Mr. Sakhpara worked as a Fund Manager for Franklin Templeton’s Global Listed Infrastructure Fund. He was responsible for launching and managing the Global Listed Infrastructure Fund. Prior to this, he worked as a vice president (senior equity analyst) for Tudor Pickering’s Long-Short Equity Hedge Fund. He was a part of the founding team and responsible for setting up the research department for the hedge fund. In his pre-MBA position, Mr. Sakhpara worked as a senior research engineer, Wireless Terminals Laboratory at Samsung and holds multiple patents for innovations in mobile devices.

Srinivasan Ramamurthy Fund Manager – Equity

Mr. Srinivasan Ramamurthy is a Fund Manager with Mahindra AMC. Prior to joining us, he was with IDBI Federal Life Insurance managing the equity funds for the company. He has handled varied roles within the investment function including fund management, research and investment strategy. He has over 11 years experience in the field of equities equally split between buy side and sell side. His previous stints also include financial sector equity research at IIFL Capital & Credit Suisse. He has alsobeen a strategy consultant with KPMG advising clients on the financial services space prior to his foray into investment field. He is an engineer by qualification from Jadavpur University and has done his MBA from IIM - Calcutta.

Ravi Dayma Head – Compliance & Risk, Company Secretary

Mr. Ravi Dayma is a Company Secretary and a Law Graduate from Mumbai University and has over 9 years of experience in the fields of legal and compliance. Prior to joining Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, he was associated with Principal Mutual Fund, Religare Macquarie Wealth Management Limited and Fidelity Mutual Fund where he was responsible for various legal and compliance activities.

Sanjay D’Cunha Head – Information Technology

Mr. Sanjay D’Cunha holds an MBA in general management from Institute for Technology & Management and a BA- Commerce & Economics and Diploma in Electronics & Radio Engineering.

Mr. Sanjay D’Cunha has over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. In his past experience, he has worked with Daiwa Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd, SMC Investments and Advisors Limited (formerly known Sanlam Investments and Advisors Ltd.), Matrix Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd., ING Investment Management (I) Pvt. Ltd and ING Bank N.V.

Pooja Vineet Deherkar Investor Relations Officer

Ms. Pooja Vineet Deherkar has around 15 years of experience in Customer Service and Branch Operations functions. Prior to joining Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, she was associated with Reliance Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd. and HDFC Asset Management Company Pvt Ltd.