Saugata Chatterjee is Co- Chief Business Officer at NAM India. Saugata has also successfully built the SME and HNI segment. Under his different roles and leadership responsibilities over the last 5 years, the distribution team has come a long way with increased focus on opportunities, strategic approach and sharper execution. He was with Reliance General Insurance where he was instrumental in setting up the business channels and headed the channel sales during the period 2005 to 2009.
Prior to joining us, he was with the Reliance Group, Saugata was associated with ICICI Bank Ltd, Mumbai where he worked as Product Head
( Bancassurance – General Insurance – Retail and Corporate).
Aashwin is a finance and marketing professional who brings with him 20 plus years of rich experience in banking and the mutual fund industry. He possesses deep understanding of institutional as well as retail markets. He has been with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited) for about 16 years. Aashwin has managed various key positions in TATA AMC Ltd, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd and ING Investment Management Pvt Ltd. Prior to joining Nippon India, he was associated with TATA AMC Ltd where he was designated as Regional Vice President - North.
Mr. Milind Nesarikar has over 25 years of experience spanning various industries, organizations & geographies. He has worked in Sales, Operations, Digital Initiatives & Assurance. He has worked in the asset management business, both in the domestic & on the overseas front. In the past, he has worked with Praj Finance Limited, Thermax & Reliance Capital Limited.
Graduated in Commerce from Delhi University, ACWA, ACS and LLB
Mr. Muneesh Sud joined Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited) in 2008 as Head of Legal & Secretarial.
He has over 19 years of rich and diversified corporate experience across various sectors such as Financial Services, Capital Markets, Real Estate & Hospitality, Telecom, IT & ITES, Oil & Gas, and Manufacturing.
His professional expertise includes International & Domestic listings, Corporate restructurings, M & A Transactions, Cross-Border regulatory & taxation issues, Business start ups, setting up multi-jurisdictional & tax-efficient International Fund structures, Strategic Contract negotiations & Litigations, Compliance with Domestic & International laws, etc. to name a few.
Masters in English Literature from Mumbai University
Mr. Pradeep Andrade has over 15 years of work experience in Infrastructure & Administration and Facilities Management He is responsible for implementation and maintenance of all physical infrastructure needs of the organisation. He also monitors the administration function.
Prithwijit brings with him over 17 years of rich experience in Customer Services across telecom, financial services, BPO, and hotel industry. He has been with Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited) for almost a year. He was with Bharti Airtel where he was designated as GM. Prior to this he was Senior Manager for the International Banking Division at ICICI Bank.
Prior to joining Nippon India, Prithwijit managed various key positions in Bharti Airtel Ltd, ICICI Bank Ltd, Reliance infostreams Pvt Ltd and The Taj Group of Hotels.
Mr. Prateek Jain has over 16 years of experience in finance. Prior to this, he worked with AIG Global Asset Management Company as CFO & Head Risk Management. He has also been associated with organizations like Howden Insurance Brokers India Pvt Ltd. and ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.
Physics (Hons) graduate and a PGDM in Human Resources from XISS, Ranchi, Claritas Investment Certification awarded by the CFA Institute, USA
He strongly believes in the HR function being a key strategic link in any business which can add tremendous value through leveraging human capital. He has in-depth experience and proven capabilities in building, nurturing, engaging and retaining a top performing team in a very dynamic environment, and can help create an enabling culture for the business to grow. His areas of interest among others include Performance Management, Change Management, Organisational Development, Culture building and Employee Engagement and Leadership Development.
An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Sandeep brings over two decades of consumer connect expertise to Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited)’s marketing team.
He has worked with leading FMCG, Retail and BFSI organizations like PepsiCo India, Reckitt Benckiser, Wipro Consumer Care, Future Value Retail and Magma Fincorp Limited, where he helped nurture brands, strengthen consumer fulfilment processes, drive process & product innovation as well as digital brand & business building.
At Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited), Sandeep is responsible for Brand Experience, Consumer & Customer Connect, Process & Product Innovation as well as Digital brand and Business building.
Fujikake-san comes with over 20 years of experience in Credit Investments, International Planning and Operations. He has worked across various geographies including UK and the USA, besides Japan.
At NAM India, he is responsible for Planning, Process Risk Assessment, and Engagement with NLI. He also supports the international team to grow their business by leveraging NLI's global presence and alliances.
Fujikake-san has a Bachelors Degree of Economics.
Arpan Saha completed his MBA from the renowned FMS Delhi, University of Delhi and is an alumnus of the prestigious St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Calcutta.
He has over 23 years of experience in business and marketing roles across diverse industries ranging from e-Commerce, BFSI to Retail. The last 17 years of his career have been specifically in Digital Business and Transformation mandates in Financial Services and e-Commerce start-ups.
Arpan is responsible for all the aspects of Digital at NAM India and in driving its exponential growth. He is entrusted with building the Digital quotient for the organization and transforming NAM India into a Digital Leader in the Mutual Funds industry. He is driving many initiatives to deliver best-in-class innovative digital practices & frictionless experience. His core lies in building new paperless channels for investor acquisition and engagement. He is also responsible for developing deeper integrations and stronger alliances with Digital distribution partners to drive greater penetration and Digital inclusion across real Bharat.
He has pioneered and led the Digital function for organizations like Max Life Insurance and American Express Banking Corp. He has also worked in various capabilities with Citi Group and NIIT Limited. Prior to his current stint at NAM India, Arpan, was with Snapdeal and was heading their Go to Market Strategy and Digital Transformation.
Abhijit brings with him over 25 years of experience in various IT leadership roles at reputed organizations like DCB, Polaris Consulting and Services, Sears Holding and Wipro Technologies. He comes with great experience of having driven IT and digital strategies for large organizations as well as in consulting roles. His last assignment was for a startup- Growthsource Financial Technologies where he was working as partner and Chief Technology Officer.
Abhijit will be responsible for leading the IT function and will contribute significantly to our IT strategy, technical capabilities and future readiness. He brings a wealth of valuable expertise that will facilitate our ambitions of further extending our digital reach, connect and transformation and virtual pace-up capabilities for the future.
Abhijit has completed his MBA from SIBM, Pune University and his B.E. Computers from VJTI, Mumbai.
Mr. Rishi Garg has joined Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited as Chief Risk Officer. He comes with over 25 years of experience across all facets of Risk Management, including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Enterprise Risk, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk, Reputation Risk, and Environmental & Social Risk.
Rishi has worked with eminent organizations like ABN AMRO, Royal Bank of Scotland, CRISIL, TATA Motors and Daiwa Capital Markets. He is an IIM Lucknow alumnus and B.E. from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology.
Parag is a Chartered Accountant and is the Head – Internal Audit. Parag brings with him 20 years of rich experience in the areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance, including Internal Audit, Internal Financial Controls, Enterprise Risk Management, etc. Along with CA, Parag is certified CIA, CISA, DISA and CPA.
Prior to joining Nippon India, he has also worked with companies like RSM Astute Consulting, Deloitte, Genpact, ICICI Bank, Poeticgem, Ceat Tyres.
Arun Sundaresan has a total work experience around 20 years, all in the financial services Industry, with the last 19 years in Nippon Life India Asset Management. He has held various positions in the Sales & Distribution function and has had a stint at the corporate strategy function before taking up the Head - Product Management & Investor Relations role. His current profile in Product Management primarily involves developing and promoting investor-friendly mutual fund products and features. For the Investor Relations role, he interfaces with the Sell Side Research Teams and (potential) shareholders of the Company. He has done his BE (Hons) Chemical from BITS, Pilani and Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurial Management (PGDEM) from T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal. He has also earned the right to use the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter from the CFA Institute, USA.