PTC Indian Financial Services sees unprecedented resignation by all the Independent Directors. Must be looked into by regulators urgently.

All 3 independent directors of PTC Indian Financial Services (PFS) have resigned citing corporate governance concerns. I don’t remember something like this happening before. Key points to note – PFS is the NBFC subsidiary of PTC India (65% ownership) Independent directors have raised corporate governance concerns especially on the MD & CEO of PFS, Pawan … Read more

New CFO joins Tata Power. Seems normal course of business.

On October 28, 2021, Tata Power had informed to appoint Mr Sanjeev Churiwala as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to replace Mr Ramesh Subramaniam, who was moving into a new role within the Tata Group. Key points to note – Sanjeev has joined the company w.e.f January 1, 2022. He has more than 27 years … Read more

Piramal Enterprises hires Rupen Jhaveri from KKR. An experienced connected hire.

Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL) has appointed Rupen Jhaveri as Group President, with primary focus on the financial services. Key points to note: This is a newly created position. Jhaveri will be responsible for business development, strategy, merger and acquisition, capital allocation and corporate finance. He has joined from KKR India, where he was the Managing … Read more

Spandana makes key hires from Bharat Financial

After the Promoter MD of Spandana Sphoorty Finance (SSF) stepped down due to the ongoing spat with Kedaara, the Company has announced two key hires from Bharat Financial (100% subsidiary of Indusind Bank), pioneer of the Indian micro finance sector. Shalabh Saxena as MD and CEO Ashish Damani as CFO It’s worth nothing here that … Read more

Shriram hires Chief Digital Officer from Bajaj Finserv

Shriram Capital has hired Ajay Thomas John as Group Chief Digital Officer to lead the digital transformation at the company. He has been hired from Bajaj Finserv where his last designation was Head – Digital Strategy, Transformation and Fintech. Key points to note – Shriram Capital (SC) is the holding company of Shriram Group comprising … Read more

Amicable family settlement happens at the Inox group

Currently Inox group is run by the 3rd generation of promoters – Brothers Pavan Jain (70) and Vivek Jain (66). Brothers have reached an amicable family settlement. Pavan Jain gets the control of – Inox Leisure – listed, movie theater business Inox Air Products – unlisted, industrial and medical gases manufacturer Inox India – unlisted, … Read more

Spandana Sphoorty’s Founder MD quits

Padmaja Gangireddy, the Founder Managing Director of Spandana Sphoorty Finance (SSF) has resigned. Key points to note – SSF is a private equity controlled entity. Kedaara Capital owns about 45% of the Company whereas Padmaja owns about 17%. Padmaja in a letter to employees has attributed the reason for resignation to be her disagreement of … Read more

Britannia rumoured to be creating a new senior management position

As per news reports, Britannia is in the process of creating a new position of CEO who will report to the MD, Varun Berry. Mandate is already supposed to have been given to the head hunters to look for a suitable candidate. The step definitely seems to be targeted towards smoother succession of Varun Berry … Read more