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Geojit Financial Services Ltd (GEOJ.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

A. Kurian

81 1995 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Sanjeev Rajan

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Liju Johnson

2011 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

C. George

56 2007 Managing Director, Executive Director

A. Balakrishnan

2018 Whole-time Director

Satish Menon

2018 Whole-time Director

Sharad Sharma

2014 Executive Director

Jaya Alexander

Chief of Human Resources

Franciska Decuypere

2014 Additional Director

Punnoose George

55 2005 Non-Executive Director

Sanjay Kaul

2018 Non-Executive Director

Mohana Nair

2018 Additional Independent Director

Radhakrishnan Nair

63 2017 Additional Independent Director

Ramanathan Bupathy

62 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mahesh Vyas

57 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

A. Kurian

Shri. A. P. Kurian serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited. He has a career in the financial services industry spread over four decades and has held senior positions in the Reserve Bank of India as Director - Research and Advisor-Economic Department (1961 to 1975). From 1975 to 1993, he served as Director- Investments, Director- Planning and Development Department and as Executive Trustee equivalent to Managing Director in the erstwhile Unit Trust of India. He was an Advisor to one of the private sector Mutual Funds from 1975 to 1998. From 1998 to 2010, he was the Executive Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India, a trade body of all the Mutual Funds operating in India. He is a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of RBI on Money, Foreign Exchange and Government Securities Market. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics and Statistics.

Sanjeev Rajan

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Rajan serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Rajan has 22 years of experience.

Liju Johnson

C. George

Shri. C. J. George, M.Com., CFP, serves as Managing Director, Executive Director of the Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited. He served in Proprietor, Geojit & Co.

A. Balakrishnan

Mr. A. Balakrishnan is Whole-time Director of the Company. Mr. Balakrishnan was the Managing Director of Geojit Technologies (P) Ltd. He has been instrumental in spearheading the transformation of Geojit into a technology-driven retail financial services intermediary that has pioneered many innovations over the years to enhance client's trading experience. ln 2009, he was awarded the Kerala Management Association "Manager of the Year'' Award and in 2011 and 2013 was conferred the CI0100 Award by IDG India's CIO Magazine. Currently, Mr. A Balakrishnan is on the Boards of Geojit Investment Services Ltd., Geojit Financial Management Services Pvt. Ltd, Geojit Financial Distribution Pvt.Ltd. and Barjeel Geojit Securities LLC, Dubai.

Satish Menon

Mr. Satish Menon is Whole-time Director of the Company. Mr. Satish Menon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Bombay University and is an Associate Cost and Works Accountant (AICWA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He joined Geojit in 1999 and has been the Executive Director of the Company since 2011. At Geojit, he has been a key player in driving the company's business and spearheaded several initiatives including the one that led the company to become one of the top three MF SIP distributors in India. ln 2015, Mr Menon represented Geojit as a Consultant for the Ministry of Finance preparing report to recommend measures for curbing mis-selling and rationalizing distribution incentives in financial products. He is currently a Member of Business Advisory Committee, ASAP- BFSI sector, Kerala. He is a Director of BBK Geojit Securities, Kuwait, Geojit Investment Services Ltd, Geojit Financial Distribution Pvt. Ltd & Geojit Financial Management Services Pvt. Ltd. ln 2016, he was awarded "Manager of the Year" by Kerala Management Association (KMA).

Sharad Sharma

Jaya Alexander

Franciska Decuypere

Punnoose George

Mr. Punnoose George serves as Non-Executive Director of Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited. He is an industrialist of repute with interests in manufacturing industries, plantations and educational institutions. He is the Executive Director of Kottukulam Group, Kottayam. He is a Graduate in Engineering and an LLM holder.

Sanjay Kaul

Mohana Nair

Ms. Mohana Nair is Additional Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Mohana Nair has 35 years of experience as an advocate practising in the High Court of Mumbai and is also an advisor to several corporate banks and financial institutions. Her areas of specialization are Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property and Litigation, and other civil matters. She is currently on the Boards of Ugam Solutions Private Ltd, AGR Knowledge Services Pvt Ltd, StratBiz Consulting Pvt Ltd (Avalon Consulting) and is the Managing Partner at JMB Partners.

Radhakrishnan Nair

Mr. Radhakrishnan Nair serves as Additional Independent Director of the Company. He is Independent Director of ICICI PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED.

Ramanathan Bupathy

Mr. Ramanathan Bupathy serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited. He is a Practicing Chartered Accountant and Senior Partner of R. Bupathy & Co, Chennai. He has professional experience spanning several decades. He was the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in the year 2003, the Vice-President of ICAI in 2002 and has been a Central Council Member for nine years from 1995. He has been a Member of various professional bodies and committees such as RBI (Sub-committee (Audit) in the board for Financial Supervision), SEBI (Primary Market Advisory Committee and Accounting Standards Committee), National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards constituted by the Dept. of Company Affairs and Audit Advisory Board constituted by CAG of India.

Mahesh Vyas

Mr. Mahesh Vyas serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited. He holds B.Sc (Science, Ecomics & Statistics). He is the Managing Director and CEO of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd. (CM IE), India's premier economic research organisation. His other directorships includes Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Private Limited., Soltrix India Private Limited., Geojit Credits Private Limited & Quantum Asset Management Company Private Limited.