Mr. R. Sridhar
Executive Vice - Chairman and CEO
Mr. R. Sridhar is known for his business acumen and has a proven history of building successful business. He was associated with the Shriram Group since 1985 and worked in various positions and roles, mainly in its Truck Finance business. During his latest stint with Shriram, he served as Managing Director & CEO of Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited, Mumbai (STFC) from the year April 2000 to March 2012. Under his leadership, STFC grew in leaps and bounds and has become the largest asset financing NBFC in India. During his tenure as the CEO of STFC, the market capitalization, which was Rs.20 crs. peaked to Rs.20,000 crs. and its assets under management soared from Rs.5000 crs. to over Rs.40,000 crs.
He has been awarded “Entrepreneur of the year – Manager” in 2011 by Ernst & Young and “Business Achiever” from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for the year 2010-2011.
Mr. Sridhar also represented Shriram Group on the Board of Shriram Capital Limited, Shriram Life Insurance Company Limited, Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited, Shriram Equipment Finance company Limited and Shriram Chits (Maharashtra) Limited. At present, he is an Independent Director on the Board of Shriram Properties Private Limited and Tata Motors Finance Limited.
He has served as Chairman of Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), a self-regulatory organization for NBFC-AFCs, from 2010-15. He was also a member of Corporate Bond and Securitisation Advisory Committee constituted by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and, Advisory Group on NBFCs constituted by Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India.
Mr. Sridhar holds a bachelor’s degree in Science and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.