Sanjiv Bajaj, (born on 02 November 1969), is a Non-Executive Chairman of our Company. He has obtained B.E. (Mech), first class with distinction from the University of Pune, M.Sc (Manufacturing Systems Engg) with distinction from the University of Warwick, UK and MBA from Harvard Business School, USA.
Bajaj Finserv operates in the insurance business through Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited, as well as in the lending business through Bajaj Finance Limited. His role includes guiding the current businesses and building new ones in the financial services space. He has been Managing Director since 2008 and recently in 2020 has also become Chairman.
His major directorships are as under:
Rajeev Jain, (born on 06 September 1970), is the Managing Director of our Company. At Bajaj Finance Rajeev has charted an ambitious growth path for the company. The company is at an inflexion point and owes its exponential growth from a captive finance company to a most diversified non-bank in India today
The cumulative experience at GE, American Express and AIG has helped him change the course of the company and put it on a high growth path. Rajeev was earlier with American International Group as a Deputy CEO of its Consumer Finance business. At AIG, he was responsible for building the strategic framework for AIG Consumer business entry in India, created a holding company and acquired two non-banking finance companies to establish a base for AIG in the Indian market.
Before that, he was with American Express where he spent more than eight years. During this period he did various roles across various products like credit cards, personal and business loans etc. At the time of leaving American Express, he was the Head of Personal and Small Business Lending in India. Rajeev is a Management graduate from T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce.
LIST OF DIRECTORSHIPS:
Ms. Lila Poonawalla, (born on 16 September 1944), is a Non-Executive Independent Director of our Company. She has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune university in 1967 and an Advanced Marketing and Management program at IMDR Lausanne Switzerland in 1988.
Ms. Lila Poonawalla is the Chairperson of Lila Poonawalla Foundation.
Omkar Goswami, born on 29 August 1956, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of our Company. He has taught and researched economics for 18 years at Oxford, Delhi School of Economics, Harvard, Tufts University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Rutgers University and the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. Served on several government committees including as Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Sickness and Corporate Re-structuring and as member of the Working Group on the Companies Act; the CII Committee on Corporate Governance; the Rakesh Mohan Committee on Railway Infrastructure Reform; the Vijay Kelkar Committee on Direct Tax Reforms; the Naresh Chandra Committee on Auditor-Company Relationship; the N.R. Narayana Murthy SEBI Committee on Corporate Governance Reforms, among others.
Been a consultant to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation Development. He has been the Chief Economist of Confederation of Indian Industry.
Author of various research papers and books on economic history, industrial economics, public sector, bankruptcy laws and procedures, economic policy, corporate finance, corporate governance, public finance, tax enforcement and legal reforms. Also write columns for newspapers and magazines and was the editor of Business India magazine.