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TransUnion CIBIL appoints V Anantharaman as chairman

TransUnion CIBIL appoints V Anantharaman as chairman

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Jun 2023, 12:49 am

Mumbai: Insights and information company TransUnion CIBIL Thursday announced the appointment of V Anantharaman as non-executive chairman.

He takes the reins from M V Nair who has stepped down after more than eleven years of chairmanship, providing outstanding leadership to help TransUnion CIBIL advance credit reporting and financial inclusion for the benefit of consumers, businesses, and the economy.

Anantharaman is an industry veteran who brings over three decades of experience in the financial services sector having led corporate and investment banking teams in leading international firms including Standard Chartered Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, the company said in a press release.

He has held global and regional leadership roles in India and Singapore, with significant governance responsibilities.

He was also a senior advisor to British International Investment (formerly CDC), UK’s Development Finance Institution.

He serves on the boards of The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Axis Asset Management Company, IIFL Home Finance Ltd and Ecom Express Ltd. He is also an advisor to Lighthouse Funds, a consumer and healthcare focused mid-market private equity firm.

Anantharaman earned a post-graduate diploma in business management from XLRI and a bachelor of engineering from Jadavpur University.

Speaking on his appointment, Anantharaman said, “I am keen to add value to the evolution and development of India’s leading credit information company, which is an important and core entity in India’s financial ecosystem.”

TransUnion CIBIL MD & CEO Rajesh Kumar said, “Anantharaman’s rich experience and expertise across diverse sectors will provide the visionary direction essential for channeling growth in the coming era.”

He added: “I also want to express our deep gratitude to Mr. Nair for his leadership and commitment to TransUnion CIBIL, helping drive growth and innovation to serve the people of India.”