DHFL Pramerica, a joint venture between DHFL and US-headquartered Prudential Financial Inc. “Pramerica,” has announced the appointment of Rajesh Iyer as its CEO.
As the new CEO, Rajesh will focus on new growth possibilities for DHFL Pramerica Asset Managers. On the delivery front, he will be responsible for forging stronger and more profound relations with the network of independent financial advisors and distributors spread across 26 cities in India.
Commenting on the appointment, Kapil Wadhawan, Chairman, Wadhawan Global Capital and Chairman & Managing Director, DHFL said, “I am sure that with his rich experience and expertise in the Indian capital markets, Rajesh will guide us to achieve the goal of creating sustainable value for our customers, meticulously. "
Before DHFL Pramerica, Rajesh was working with Kotak Mahindra Wealth Management. He was heading the bank's Investment Advisory and Family Office businesses.
Rajesh, an industry veteran in the BFSI sector, he has over two decades of experience in the capital markets industry. His expertise includes equity research, proprietary fund management for bank treasuries and investment advisory.
On his new role, Rajesh commented that he is delighted to join DHFL Pramerica Asset Management Company and he is sure that his skills and experience will lead to the more significant financial empowerment of the customers as they work towards capitalizing the never-before prospects presented by the Indian equity and fixed income markets.
Rajesh has over two decades of experience and has worked with companies like UTI-Nomura Securities, TAIB Bank EC and the National Bank of Bahrain. He is a qualified Chartered and Cost Accountant from India. Also, he is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Management (FRM) professional from the US.