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    N. Jayakumar , CEO & MD

  • The eighties brought about dramatic changes to the underpinnings of the Indian economy, either through the unanticipated consumer demand, the body-blows to the banks, the deterioration of the credit culture, and most of all, the emergence of groups that taught India to think big. Arguably, it was the decade that saw irrevocable changes in the banking system, as well as the founding of some of India's biggest companies. It was indeed a mixed bag. But the scars and opportunities of the 1980s are there for everyone to see. Around such turbulent times, when the Indian Banking & Finance was going through some rough patch due to worrisome government policies and moves, an engineering graduate from IIT Delhi, with an MBA from IIM-A, N Jaya kumar, had just ventured into the shape shifting banking industry in India. No sooner had he arrived, he became one of the first members of the Citicorp Investment Bank in India. N Jaya, also fondly known to his colleagues as Jakes, had joined as a management trainee in 1985. He worked his way up in different roles over the course of time including being part of the money market securities division, and financial control, eventually taking charge of the corporate finance and merchant bank as the Vice President of the Citi Group in 1990.

  • N. Jayakumar: Epitome of Sheer Will

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  • Top 10 IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Leaders ­ 2022

    In today's modern business world, technology is profusely affecting the entire processes across industries effectuated by evolving business and consumer insights. Hence, it is pragmatic to nurture leadership segment such that they are future-ready for the upcoming challenges at light speed.

    Now, business sustainability has come long way. The era of corporations integrating sustainable practices is being led on by a new age of corporations that are actively transforming the market to make it more sustainable. Hence, the C-suite leaders of today need to charter growth prospects innovatively previewing sustainability aspects that are also capable of bringing long-term fortune across business dynamics. This is where IIM Ahmedabad play a vital role offering the avant-garde business programmes, enabling mid and senior level professionals with relevant work experience to build futuristic and diverse functional insights required to spearhead the omnipresent or evolving markets and businesses.

    Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) is a business school located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It has been accorded the status of an Institute of National Importance by Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India in 2017. Also, being ranked first amongst the management institutions in the country during the period 2017­21, it was also ranked first among the business schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020. Being the motto of IIM Ahmedabad is 'Vidya Viniyogadvikasa'- 'development through the distribution or application of knowledge' the institute has been realizing it staying true to its experiential and adept teachings and creating extraordinary business leaders who are nationally and internationally signifying their cognizance apprehending problem situations adroitly. Since its establishment in 1961, it has produced many expert leaders, and they are poised at accomplished leadership positions today, drawing corporate, government and business sectors across the world towards newer growth horizons.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of `Top 10 IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Leaders ­ 2022' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing the excellent services by the Leaders in diverse domains. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.


Top 10 IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Leaders ­ 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
General Atlantic Ajaypal Singh Banga, Vice Chairman General Atlantic He is a seasoned investment & banking professional, having held a variety of senior management roles in the United States, Asia Pacific, and the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions
Dhanrashi Fintech Amit Kumar, Founder & CEO Dhanrashi Fintech Having 15 years of corporate experience working in leadership roles at regional and national levels in companies like Coca Cola India, JK, Hindware and Ujjivan, currently he is driving innovation and growth in microfinance sector
MakeMyTrip Deep Kalra, Founder & Group CEO MakeMyTrip Drawing on his experience from his years at GE Capital, AMF Bowling Inc. and ABN AMRO Bank, under his stewardship, currently he is leading the firm - the largest online travel company, as well as the largest e-Commerce business in India
Powell Laboratories Dr. Sudipta Narayan Roy, MD & CEO Powell Laboratories After his father's demise, he took the helm of the family-owned Homeopathy medicine manufacturing organization, and has been instrumental in its immense popularity over the years
CARE Risk Solutions Kiran Surve, CEO CARE Risk Solutions He has created and expanded a risk practice across a wide range of engagements from IFRS9 compliance to comprehensive risk modelling
Ayursundra Hospitals Manoj Kumar Deka, CEO Ayursundra Hospitals Making high quality healthcare affordable to a large share of the Indian population of the eastern region of the country
Prime Securities N. Jayakumar, CEO & MD Prime Securities A B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi (1978-83) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Jayakumar is a seasoned Investment Banking and Corporate Advisory services professional
Zchem Specialities Sajeev Kale, Managing Director Zchem Specialities Sajeev is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in a variety of roles in a reputable and large global corporation
Info Edge Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman Info Edge An astute entrepreneur, investor, and business leader who holds proficient experience in marketing and entrepreneurship leadership
Global Express Multi Logistics Shankar Shinde, MD Global Express Multi Logistics A graduate of IIM Ahmedabad, was in the logistics field before starting his own venture

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