Dinesh Kumar Mehrotra is the Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director of our Company. He holds a B.Sc. (Honours) degree from University of Patna. He has previously served as the chairman and the managing director of LIC. He has also served as the executive director of international operations at LIC. He was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from August 23, 2017.
Flemming Madsen is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He completed his education till high school level. He is head of global financial intermediaries and an interim global head of product at T. Rowe Price. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., T. Rowe Price International Ltd and member of the Global Distribution Executive Committee. He has been associated with T. Rowe Price for 19 years. His experience in the financial industry includes capital markets transactions, investment banking, and asset management. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of our Company with effect from January 20, 2010.
Deepak Kumar Chatterjee holds a B. Sc. (Honors) degree in Physics from University of Delhi, an M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Physics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and an MBA degree from University of Delhi. He is also a certificated associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Prior to joining our Company, he was associated with SBI Funds Management Private Limited as the managing director and chief executive officer and SBI Capital Markets Limited as Executive Vice President. He was also associated with IIFCL Projects Limited as its chief executive officer and IIFCL Asset Management Company Limited as a director.
Dipali H Sheth is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a B.A. (Honours) degree in Economics from University of Delhi. Prior to joining our Company, she was associated with RBS Business Services Private Limited as a country head of human resources, Standard Chartered Bank, Procter & Gamble Distribution Company Limited and DCM Limited. She was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from December 16, 2019.
Mr. Sanjay Varshneya holds a master’s degree in science specialising in Physics and is a CAIIB. He is currently the General Manager Treasury Division at Punjab National Bank and has been working with the Bank for the last 19 years. He has a rich experience in the treasury operations of over 11 years. In his earlier roles at the Bank, he was leading as Branch Head and Circle Head. He is an accomplished finance professional with over 30 years of demonstrated history of work experience in banking industry. He is an exceptional leader, expert at interpersonal communications and people management, problemsolver and craving to perform under challenging environments.
Edward Cage Bernard is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a B.A. degree in Religious Studies from Brown University and an MBA degree in finance from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Prior to joining our Company, he was associated with the TRP group as a vice chairman, T Rowe Price Group Inc as a director on the board. Currently, he is also associated with T Rowe Price Group Inc as a senior advisor. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of our Company with effect from August 22, 2019.
Narasimhan Seshadri is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds an M. Com. degree from Bangalore University and an MBA degree in Banking and Finance from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. He is also a certificated associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Prior to joining our Company, he was associated with Bank of India as executive director. He was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from August 23, 2017.
Rajeev Kakar is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a B. Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He currently serves on the board of directors of various banks and financial institutions such as, Eurobank Ergasias SA (Greece), Gulf International Bank (GIB Bahrain), Gulf International Bank (GIB Saudi Arabia) and Commercial International Bank (Egypt). He started his career in 1988 at Citibank NA where he worked for 18 years and in his last role he was the managing director and division head for Turkey, Middle East and Africa region. In 2006, he moved to become the Global co-founder of Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore (a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore) where he served for 11 years in various roles including serving on its Global Management Board, as its executive vice president, head of consumer banking and head of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Simultaneously, he also was the founder of Dunia Finance LLC in UAE, where he operated as its managing director and chief executive officer. He was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company with effect from December 16, 2019.
Jayashree Vaidhyanathan is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a B.E. degree in Computer Science Engineering from University of Madras and an MBA degree from Cornell University. She is also a chartered financial analyst from the Association for Investment Management and Research. Prior to joining our Company, she was associated with Scope International Private Limited as head of Chennai technology and Accenture Services Private Limited. Presently, she is associated with Bahwan CyberTek Private Limited as president of banking and financial services institutions. She was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company with effect from December 16, 2019.
Imtaiyazur Rahman is the Chief Executive Officer and Whole-time Director of our Company. He is a Science graduate, Fellow of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Fellow of Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Certified Public Accountant (USA) and GAMP (ISB-Kellog).
He has more than 30 years of experience in management, business leadership, leading change and forming strategic alliances. He joined the UTI Group in 1998 as part of UTI Investor Technology Services Ltd. and joined UTI AMC Ltd. in 2003. He was also the CFO of the company from 2005. In his role as Group President & Chief Finance Officer, he headed the functions of Finance, Accounts, Taxation, Information Technology and Board related matters.
Mr. Rahman is on the Board of UTI International (Singapore), UTI International Ltd. Guernsey, UTI Venture Funds Management Co. Pvt. Ltd., UTI Capital Ltd., UTI Retirement Solutions Ltd., IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services Ltd. and Association of Mutual Funds in India. He was also a member of the working group for risk management in liquid schemes constituted by SEBI.
Prior to joining our company, he was associated with Sumeet Machines Ltd, Leasing Finance India Ltd, Bells Controls Ltd, New India Rubber Works (P) Ltd. and S. Gupta & Co.