Management India Limited:
Mr. Vikramaditya Singh Khichi is Executive
Director at Bank of Baroda (“Bank”) since
October 2018. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr.
Khichi worked as Field General Manager
(Gujarat Operations) in Dena Bank. During
his tenure of 33 years with Dena Bank, Mr.
Khichi served in varying capacity from being
Probationary Officer to General Manager in
various branches and departments such as
Retail Banking, Marketing (New Initiative &
Product Development), Merchant Banking,
Recovery Management, Overseas Business
Mr. Khichi is an MBA (Finance and
Marketing), with professional qualifications
of CAIIB and Associate in Life Insurance.
Mr. Purshotam has overall 37 years of work experience out of which he
has more than 20 years of rich experience in the Banking Industry where he
handled areas of work like Branch Operations, Zonal Manager, Field GM’s office,
Treasury, Bancassurance, Resource Mobilisation etc. Further, Mr. Purshotam has
17 years of rich experience with a Mutual Fund Company (Unit Trust of India/
UTI-MF), where he handled various areas of work, viz; Fund Management, Equity
Research, Operations, Branch Management etc. He joined Bank of Baroda (“Bank”)
in May 2019 and is presently the Chief General Manager at the Bank. Prior to
joining the Bank, Mr. Purshotam was associated with Dena Bank, where he has
served in various capacities.
Mr. Purshotam is a B.Com. (Hons.), MBA (Finance) from FMS Delhi, with
professional qualifications of CAIIB, Chartered Financial Analyst and Fellow of
Insurance Institute of India.
Mr. Sethuram Iyer Neelakantan has extensive
experience in the banking industry and asset
management industry with more than 44 years of
work experience, including 31 years with the
State Bank of India in various challenging and
senior assignments and over 10 years at Asset
Management Companies in roles as CEO and Chief
Investment Officer. Mr. Sethuram Iyer
Neelakantan holds a degree of BSc. (Chemistry),
and has also completed his CFP.
Mr. Nagesh Ganesh Alai, M.Com, LL.B, ACMA, ACS,
is a highly experienced professional having
worked across finance, taxation and management
consultancy, multinational pharmaceutical
industry and advertising and marketing in a
career of over four decades.
Mr. Alai has had an extensive professional work experience across various
functions namely management, strategy, finance, tax, legal, corporate law,
corporate governance and human resources and has held top positions of
responsibilities in India and abroad. Subsequent to his corporate stint of over
8 years in the pharma world between 1983 and 1990 in MNCs like Boots
Pharmaceuticals ( now Abbott ) and John Wyeth ( now Pfizer ), Mr. Alai has been
associated with FCB Ulka Advertising Pvt. Ltd.( a top four advertising
communicatioms group in India ), a wholly owned subsidiary of the NYSE quoted
Interpublic Group of Companies, headquartered in New York, since 1990 to 2016,
in senior management and leadership roles such as CFO, Company Secretary,
General Counsel, Executive Director, CFO Asia Pacific and Africa and Group
His extensive experience and expertise has seen Mr. Alai playing active
leadership roles in industry bodies through his long career including helming
the apex advertising industry association (AAAI) as its President between
2010-12 and the regional advertising industry body, Confederation of Asian
Advertising Agencies Association as its Chairman between 2015 - 2017. Mr. Alai
has been active in self regulation in advertising and has served on the apex
watch dog, Consumer Complaints Council of ASCI. Mr. Alai has been on various
committees of industry bodies like CII, etc. and is a guest columnist in
Business India magazine, covering topical business, economic and finance issues.
Mr. Alai is also on the advisory board of pan-India NGOs and is an
independent director on the board of few corporates. Mr. Alai is a guest faculty
at his alma mater, teaching International Finance, Financial Markets and
Corporate Finance to graduate and post graduate students. He is an active mentor
to start ups and is the principal consultant in his business advisory firm. He
is an avid art connoisseur/collector, voracious reader, high altitude trekker, a
marathoner and a motivational mentor.