These Indian-origin leaders hold top positions at global financial companies Barcleys appointed CS Venkatakrishnan as its chief executive. Apart from Venkatakrishnan, several Indian origin persons are are leading the largest global financial companies as CEOs, Presidents, or Chairpersons of the Board of Directors.
November 02, 2021 / 01:38 PM IST
British bank Barclays appointed its head of global markets, C.S. Venkatakrishnan as the CEO. He replaced Jes Staley who unexpectedly left the bank on Monday due to a dispute with British financial regulators over how he described his ties with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. [Image: Barcley's]
Gary C. Bhojwani is the chief executive officer of CNO Financial Group. Bhojwani was born in Bhopal and went on for his graduate degree from the University of Illinois and masters degree from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining CNO, Bhojwani was a member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE and Chairman of Allianz of America, Allianz Life Insurance Company and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company from 2012 to 2015.
Peeyush Gupta has served as CEO of DBS for over 10 years. He was born in Meerut and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and received his post graduate diploma in management from IIM, Ahmedabad. Under his leadership, DBS has seen a doubling of income and profits over the last decade. DBS has become a leading bank in South Asia and China. Prior to joining DBS, Gupta previously served as the CEO for Citibank in the Southeast Asia-Pacific region, according to Indiaspora.
Bharat Masrani is the CEO of TD Bank. He was born in Uganda to Indian parents. Masrani started his banking career at TD Bank. He rose through the ranks and was appointed CEO in 2014. He received his bachelor's degree from York University in Toronto and went on to complete his MBA at the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Sumit Roy is serving as president and COO of Realty Income, a US based real estate investment trust. Prior to joining Realty Income in 2011, he served as the executive director of UBS Investment Bank for seven years and at Merrill Lynch and CapGemini. Roy completed his MBA from the University of Chicago.