Religare Enterprises Limited (REL), a diversified financial services group, has appointed Maninder Singh as Group Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Maninder was the Chief Business Officer at REL.
Nalin Nayyar will be stepping down from his current position as the interim Group CEO. However, he continues in his role as Group President – Strategic Initiatives and as such will continue to oversee all strategic initiatives across the group in partnership with operating management.
Maninder Singh, said “I thank the Board for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to continue working closely with all colleagues and steer the organization through its next phase of evolution.”
Maninder Singh, comes on board with a rich experience of almost three decades in the corporate sector. He was previously associated with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited for 27 years where he rose to eventually become the Global Financial Controller. During his tenure with Ranbaxy, he handled several critical global roles and successfully managed Treasury, Insurance & Risk Management, Business & Trade Finance, Indirect Taxes, Payroll & Trust services, Financial & Management Accounting, Merger & Acquisitions and Investor Relations functions. He has served as a Director on the Board of various operating subsidiaries/group companies of Ranbaxy. Currently, he is also on the Board of various subsidiaries and operating companies of REL. He holds a B.Com (Hons) degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Malvinder Mohan Singh, Non-Executive Chairman & Shivinder Mohan Singh, Non-Executive Vice-Chairman, REL said, “On behalf of the board, we welcome and congratulate Maninder Singh on his new role. We are confident that under his able leadership, Religare as a group will continue to progress well on its stated strategic path. We would also like to thank Nalin Nayyar for his contributions at Religare and will continue to work with him for various strategic initiatives at a broader group level.”