Mr. Pradip Dubhashi: Chairman & Independent Director
Mr. Pradip Dubhashi has expertise in management consultancy and Finance related fields. Mr. Dubhashi holds a BE in Electrical Engineering and a post graduation in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He held senior executive positions in SICOM, Mahindra Group and Venky Group. He has in depth knowledge of various industries such as, Engineering, Cement, Chemicals and Specialities, Software and Biotechnology. He has consulted for both Indian as well as foreign companies. He was also nominated on the Boards of Directors of various companies including as a nominee Director of financial institutions. He has attended several courses conducted by IIMA, IEEE, NCST, ASCI and others in advanced topics in Finance, Management and Technology areas.
Mr. S. R. Sharma: Independent Director
Mr. Sharma graduated from IIT Delhi as a Chemical Engineer and received his post graduate diploma in management, PGDM from IIM at Ahmadabad. He has a wide and varied experience across multiple sectors including Industrial and Speciality Chemicals, FMCG and Financial Services. He was based in Japan for 9 years where he worked for Shinsei Bank, a leading Japanese bank which has set new benchmarks for consumer banking. He has specialized in the transformation of business processes both customer facing and post transaction operations by leveraging the use of IT.
Mr. Anil Dharker: Independent Director
Anil Dharker holds degrees in Mathematics and Engineering from London University that led to a position on the academic staff of the University of Glasgow and as a consultant in a Mumbai architectural firm. He has been editor of the some of India’s best known publications, such as The Illustrated Weekly of India, The Independent and Mid-day. He has been a columnist for many of India’s leading newspapers such as The Times of India, The Economic Times, The Hindu and DNA. He has also been a columnist for Gulf News and Khaleej Times. He has also written for The Independent (London), The Scotsman (Edinburgh), The Glasgow Herald, Foreign Policy and other publications.He has been head of the National Film Development Corporation and has held prominent positions in leading television channels.
Mr. N. Jayakumar: Managing Director
Mr. Jayakumar joined Prime Securities in 1993. He holds a B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi (1978-83) and an MBA IIM Ahmedabad (1983-85). Prior to joining Prime, he was head of the Investment Banking Group at Citibank, having previously spent several years in Money Markets and Securities Trading. He is a recognized Speaker on various Business TV channels and fora for Equity research, Wealth Management, Private Equity, Wealth Restructuring, Indian Economy and Indian Stock Markets.
Mr. Ravi Ramachandran: Executive Director
Ravi holds M Com, ICWA, ACS, LLB, DBA degrees and heads the Investment Banking and Corporate Finance Business at Prime. He joined Prime in 2004 and has vast experience in advising areas of financial restructuring, evaluation of business plans, joint venture proposals, acquisitions, fund raising, and strategic alliances. He has been associated with several reputed organizations such as Bank of Baroda, ITC Group, and TAIB Bank where he was President and CEO.