Mr. Motilal Oswal - Chairman and Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. (MOFSL)

Sachidanand Motilal Oswal is the Chairman and Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. (MOFSL). He is a Chartered Accountant and started the business along with co-promoter, Raamdeo Agrawal in 1987.

Mr. Oswal has served on the Governing Board of the BSE, Indian Merchant’s Chamber (IMC) and has also served on various committees of BSE, NSE, SEBI and CDSL. He is the President of the Jain International Trade Organization (JITO) and has been awarded the Rashtriya Samman Patra by the Government of India for being amongst the highest income tax payers in the country for a period of 5 years.

For his work and contribution to the capital markets, Mr. Oswal has been felicitated with several awards and accolades including:

  • ‘Excellent Business Achiever in Financial Services’ Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India
  • ‘Rajasthan Ratna Manav Seva’ Award by Manav Seva Trust
  • ‘Special Contribution award to Indian Capital Markets’ Award by Zee Business
  • The Hall of Fame for Excellence in Franchising’ by Franchising World Magazine
  • ‘Champion of Arthshastra’ by the Rotary Club
  • ‘Durgadevi Saraf Puraskar’ by Marwadi Sammelan for extraordinary contributions in the field of Trade & Industry
  • Samaj Ratna’ Award at the hands of Her Excellency President Smt. Pratibhatai Patil in Rashtrapati Bhawan

Mr. Oswal has authored two books of quotations on ‘The Essence of Business & Management’ and ‘The Essence of Life’

Mr. Raamdeo Agrawal - Joint Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Limited (MOFSL)

Kotian Mr. Raamdeo Agrawal is a Chartered Accountant and the Joint Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Limited (MOFSL) and also the co-founder of Motilal Oswal Securities Limited. He is the man behind the strong research capabilities at Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. A keen believer and practitioner of the QGLP philosophy, his wealth creation insights and decades-rich experience have played a pivotal role in MOFSL, transforming it from a small stock broking firm to a well-diversified financial services company.

Mr. Agrawal is an Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a member of the National Committee on Capital Markets of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He has received the “Rashtriya Samman Patra” awarded by the Government of India for being amongst the highest Income Tax payers in the country for a period of 5 years from FY95–FY99. He was also conferred with the ‘Special contribution to Indian Capital Market Award’ by Zee Business in 2011.

Mr. Agrawal has been authoring the annual Motilal Oswal Wealth Creation Study since 1996. In 1986, he wrote the book ‘Corporate Numbers Game’, along with co-author, Ram K Piparia. He has featured on `Wizards of Dalal Street on CNBC TV 18` and also compiled a book of investing insights called ‘Wealth Creation Thoughts’.

Mr. Anil Sachidanand - MD & CEO – Aspire Home Finance Corporation Ltd

Sachidanand Mr. Sachidanand is a Commerce Graduate and MBA in Business Management from the School of Management Studies, CUSAT. He is a veteran with over 28 years in Residential Home Finance business in India and United States having gained experience working for Banks and Housing Finance Companies. In his previous assignment as CEO and President of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (2008-2013), he has been credited with spearheading the company’s growth during this tenure and making it a significant home finance company in the Indian mortgage space.

Mr. Sachidanand has previously worked with IDBI Bank as the Head of Home loans and HDFC Bank as Country Head-Home Loans. He gained international experience working for Profolio Home Finance Company (PHFC) – a US based company in Houston, Texas, in residential mortgages

He has a rich experience in building infrastructure for achieving business goals by establishing branch network, distribution franchises and other marketing channels. He is a veteran team builder with an innate ability to recruit, train and manage effective teams on a national scale. Anil believes in delivering a consistent growth record and delivery of bottom line performance. He has a proven track record of setting, managing and scaling up the business processes in diverse environments.

He is honored with awards like “Udyog Rattan Award” by the Institute of Economic Studies in the financial year 2013-14, “Community Leadership Award” at the 6th International Conference & Game Changers Awards organized by the HR Club (2016), “Entrepreneur of the Year (Finance) Award” at 2016 Leaders Awards (Enterprise Edition) by 24MRC Network.

Mr. Hemant Kaul- Independent Director

Hemant Kaul Mr. Hemant Kaul brings in rich experience in financial services industry having worked in companies like Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd (MD & CEO) and Axis Bank (Executive Director). As an independent management consultant, Mr. Kaul has worked with private equity firms to evaluate investments in the financial sector and has advised IDFC in their application process for a banking license. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Chairman of TCI Finance Ltd and is an Independent Director on the Boards of Cigna TTK Health Insurance Company Ltd, Ashiana Housing Ltd.

Mrs. Smita Gune - Independent Director

Smita-Gune Mrs. Smita Gune is finance professional with over 30years of experience in banking and financial services industry having worked in Hinduja Hospital (Finance team), Tata Finance Ltd, ICICI Bank. She was the nominee Director of Sakthi Sugars Ltd. and Arvind Brands Ltd and is currently the director of business risk management at ANB – A risk management consultancy. Mrs. Gune is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Internal Auditors.

Mr. Sanjaya Kulkarni - Independent Director

Sanjaya-Kulkarni Mr. Sanjaya Kulkarni is an engineer from IIT Mumbai and has done MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He has over 40 years of experience in banking and financial services industry. He is presently an advisor and an investment committee member of the private equity funds and the real estate funds of Motilal Oswal group