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BOARD
OF
DIRECTORS

Get to know the
leadership team
at our company
01

Shri Rajkiran
Rai G.

Non-Executive Chairman

Shri Rajkiran Rao G. has been serving as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Company since December 13, 2018. He is the Managing Director & CEO in Union Bank of India since July 2017. Shri Rai has more than three decades of rich banking experience which includes heading Industrial Finance Branch, Regions and Zonal Offices. Shri Rai is an agricultural science graduate and also a certified member of Indian Institute of Bankers.

02

Shri Girish
Kulkarni

Managing Director & CEO

Shri Girish Kulkarni has been serving the company since May 15, 2012. He is a Management Graduate with more than 33 years of experience in Financial Services. He also brings with him more than a decade’s experience in life insurance industry. Before taking up the assignment with Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance, he was serving as General Manager of Assicurazioni Generali- United Arab Emirates; prior to that, he was the Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer of Future Generali Life Insurance Company Limited-India.

03

Smt. Neharika
Vohra

Independent Director

Smt. Neharika Vohra has been serving the company as Independent Director since March 2017. She is specialist in behavioural science and currently working as Professor in Organizational Behaviour area at IIM Ahmedabad. She holds Ph.D in Social Psychology from University of Manitoba, Canada. Presently serving as Chairperson of Centre for Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship Initiative (CIIEI) at IIMA. She has total 23 years of teaching experience.

04

Shri Ramesh
Adige

Independent Director

Shri Ramesh Adige has been serving the company as an Independent Director since December 2017. He is graduate in Engineering (Honours) and post Graduate in Business Administration. He has experience in Public Affairs & Public Policy, Corporate Strategy, Branding, Corporate Communications, International Trade Policy, Intellectual Property policy, Banking & Finance and Sales & Marketing. As an independent director in Syndicate Bank, he also gained experience on function of Public Sector Banks. He has total 43 years of experience.

05

Shri S.
Ravi

Independent Director

Shri S. Ravi has been serving the company as an Independent Director since December 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and his firm is empanelled with Reserve Bank of India, CAG and with premier Financial Institution and Banks. He has garnered wide experience in the Banking Sector, Mutual Fund, Home Finance and Capital Market. He has also been on the board of various public sector undertakings. He has an experience of more than 30 years.

06

Shri Hidehiko
Sogano

Non-Executive Director

Shri Hidehiko Sogano has been serving the company as Non-Executive Director since April 27, 2018. He is an Executive Officer of Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc. (Japan) since April 27, 2018. He is also designated as a Chairman in Dai-ichi Life International (Europe) since October 2016. He joined the Bank of Japan in April 1983 and experienced Planning Dept., International Dept., Financial Market Dept. and Branch Manager of Naha and Sapporo. He joined Dai-ichi Life (Japan) in July 2015. He has vast experience of 35 years in various assignments related to finance market, planning and co-ordination division, international business management etc.

07

Shri Hisashi
Takada

Non-Executive Director

Shri Hisashi Takada has been serving as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since October 26, 2018. He is Executive Officer of Dai-Ichi Life Holdings Inc. (Japan). He has been associated with The Dai-ichi Life Insurance company, Limited (Japan) since April 1989 and has vast experience of 29 years in Life Insurance industry.

08

Smt. Monika
Kalia

Non-Executive Director

Smt. Monika Kalia has been serving as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since October 24, 2019. She is Chief Financial Officer of Union Bank of India and heading Finance Planning & Investor Relations Department and Central Accounts Department at Corporate office of the Bank. She is also In charge of Joint Venture & Mutual Fund subsidiary of the Bank. Smt. Monika Kalia is a commerce graduate and also a fellow member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She has total 22 years of the experience.

09

Shri Norimitsu
Kawahara

Non-Executive Director

Shri Norimitsu Kawahara has been serving as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 28, 2020. He is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of DLI Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Singapore, a subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. since April 2020. He is associated with Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc since 1986. He has experience in Investment Planning and International Business Management. He has vast experience of 35 years. He was also the first Dy. CEO & CFO of the Company.

10

Shri Prashant
Naik

Non-Executive Director

Shri Prashant Naik has been serving as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since July 28, 2020. He is General Manager at the Bank of India, heading the Retail Business Dept. of the Bank. He stared his career as an Inspector of Customs and Central Excise in 1985. He joined Bank of India in 1996 as a Specialist Investigating Officer and since then, he has handled various other operational aspects of Corporate Service Department, Depository and Concurrent Audit of US Operations. He has vast experience of 35 years.

11

Shri Girish Kumar
Singh

Non-Executive Director

Shri Girish Kumar Singh is General Manager at Bank of India, heading Resource Mobilisation, Customer Excellence, Wealth Management and Marketing departments. He has been associated with Bank of India for over 32 years. During his banking career, he has worked in various capacities with good exposure in Agriculture, Administration at branches and Zonal offices. His international banking exposure was at Paris for more than 4 years.

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