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Arvinder “Monty” Singh
Senior Vice President and Business Leader – Capital Markets and Information Technology Services (CMITS)
Monty Singh is the Senior Vice President and Business Leader for Capital Markets and IT Services. In this capacity, he is working to further strengthen Genpact’s IT solutions to create greater impact for clients, as well as drive additional growth of Genpact’s Capital Markets business.
Prior to his current leadership position, Monty was the Senior Vice President and Global Leader for Sales and Marketing at Genpact, responsible for significantly strengthening the sales and marketing functions including building enterprise-wide sales programs, bolstering global account management efforts, and applying best practices. In this capacity, he also led the company’s growing process re-engineering business and led Genpact’s relationships with all GE businesses. Monty joined Genpact in June 2005 as the Senior Vice President for Six Sigma solutions, transitions and re-engineering, where he solidified Genpact’s critical competitive edge of effectively utilizing Lean, Six Sigma, and solution resources to drive process excellence for Genpact clients.
Prior to joining Genpact, Monty was Senior Vice President, Six Sigma and Chief Quality Officer for GE Vendor Financial Services and also held a number of leadership roles with GE Capital India businesses. Based in Connecticut outside of New York City, Monty has more than 20 years of experience in the area of driving business process improvement. He holds a master’s of business administration in finance and marketing from Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, India and a bachelor’s degree of commerce from the University of Delhi.
Senior Vice President, Business Leader – Capital Markets - Europe, Asia and the Global Morgan Stanley Relationship
Sudhir joined Genpact in June, 2010 and serves as the Senior Vice President and Business Leader responsible for the Capital Markets business across Europe and Asia and the Morgan Stanley strategic accounts. Prior to this role, Sudhir was the Head of the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance ITO Business for Genpact. He was also the Operating Head of the Genpact Software Business of Genpact in 2010.
Prior to this he spent close to a decade with Infosys in the US. At Infosys Sudhir was an Invitee to the Infosys Global Management Committee from 2006-10, the Head of the Infosys South-West US Geo Unit and the Founder and Practice Leader of the Infosys Payments and Cards Practice within the BFSI Vertical. His areas of interest/expertise include Financial Technologies and the evolving e-payments and e-commerce space. He has worked extensively across the BPO-ITO intersect. Within capital markets Sudhir has focused strongly on platform and product based solutions for Trade across the Reference Data, GRC and Post trade space.
Sudhir joined Levers (H.L.L./Unilever) from Campus at IIM-Calcutta and spent 6 years with them as a Brand Manager and Sales manager before transitioning to his first stint with Infosys as a Business Development Manager in the South-West US.
Sudhir is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management and the Institute of Technology.
Senior Vice President, Business Leader - Capital Markets US
Rakesh serves as the Senior Vice President and Business Leader responsible for the Capital Markets business in North Americas, and has been with Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets since 2008. Prior to running the Capital Markets business, Rakesh was responsible for running MRL business.
Rakesh has 25 years of experience of global management and leadership in the Information Technology industry. Before joining Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, Rakesh worked with companies like Wipro and HCL Technologies in their early days and has been part of their journey to becoming global outsourcing companies. In HCL Technologies, he was involved in setting up two key verticals - Insurance and Aerospace, before working with HCL BPO in its inception phase. In his last assignment before Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, he turned around a struggling company into a global powerhouse in procurement outsourcing.
Rakesh holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Science and Technology (BITS).
Senior Vice President, Business Leader – Banking & Financial Services, Insurance and High Tech
Anurag Singh is the Senior Vice President and Business Leader for Banking & Financial Services, Insurance and High Tech industry verticals and has been with Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets since 2000.
Prior to running business for BFSI and High Tech industry verticals, Anurag was leading the EAS group and was responsible for Delivery, Operations, Solutioning, Competency building and Product Management. The group provides end-to-end services on Oracle, SAP, Trading Platforms, Asset Servicing, Recon Platforms, Compliance Reporting Platforms, BI/DW and Testing.
Anurag also managed the Manila GDC which specializes in Oracle, Interactive Learning and Content Management, Expense Management, Web Development and Testing.
Before joining Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, Anurag worked at COSL, a Citigroup company, providing software and services in the banking space, leading complex global projects in distributed technologies. Anurag has over 20 years of experience in the software and began his career at CMC, developing bespoke ERP solutions for Container Terminals.
Anurag holds a B. Tech from IIT Bombay.
Senior Vice President, Business Leader - Enterprise Application Services
Sandeepan Mukherjee is the Senior Vice President and Business Leader - Enterprise Application Services at Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets. In his present role he is responsible for driving business and revenue growth in the SAP, Oracle, BIDS, Testing and trading platforms.
Prior to running the EAS horizontal, Sandeepan was responsible for managing the Capital Markets Sell-side business from a P&L perspective which included pre-sales, delivery of solutions and managing cross-disciplinary teams across the globe. Previously, Sandeepan has held many key positions within Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets. He has been instrumental in growing several key accounts to large relationships for Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets which include Bank of America, Caremark, Wachovia, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs etc.
Before joining Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, Mr. Mukherjee was joint head of operations of HCL-Answerthink a Joint Venture formed between HCL and Answerthink, He was responsible for operations of the JV, business development and revenue. Prior to this he spend more than 10 years with HCL in various leadership positions including Regional Head of Eastern Operations.
Sandeepan has more than twenty five years of experience in the Information Technology field that includes business development, developing business and IT Strategies, assessing technologies for business fit and doing offshore development across geographies. He has been part of major product development initiatives and holds a US Patent for developing a ‘Network Sniffer’.
Sandeepan holds a Masters in Applied Mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and a Business Management degree from Harvard Business School, Harvard University.
Senior Vice President, Business Leader - FMS, IP and Large Deals
Rampi Kandadai has over twenty-seven years of experience with the technology consulting, outsourcing, and off-shoring industry, and has been with Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets since 1999.
As the Global Head of the Financial Markets Solution groups, Rampi is charged with nurturing and growing expertise-based services focused on the Capital Markets industry, built around a core group of people who can deliver a very differentiated value to clients. The team includes Subject Matter Experts, BAs, and Solution Architects, and focuses on specific domain areas – viz., Derivatives Post-trade, Wealth Management, Enterprise Data, Risk & Compliance, Securities Lending, Asset Management, and IT Management Optimization Services.
During his tenure with Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, he has, over time, been responsible for delivery to the West Coast Operations, a founding member of the Financial Services Division, responsible for delivery to NY and London clients, and Head of Delivery for NA. As the Delivery Partner for a number of key Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets clients, he has been responsible for the ongoing success of services delivery, customer satisfaction, and growth.
Prior to joining Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets, Rampi has spent over 16 years in IT consulting – a large part of that was focused on developing India-based offshore software delivery centers and managing the delivery of software projects for clients in the US and in Europe.
Rampi is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where he specialized in Management Information Systems.
Senior Vice President, Business Leader – Information Technology Managed Services
K N K Venkataraman, popularly known as ‘KNK’ is responsible for the Global IT Managed Services Business at Genpact. He is also on the board of Genpact Mobility Service (India) Pvt. Ltd. KNK joined Genpact in April 2008, prior to which he was with Wipro in various roles.
KNK has over 20 years of experience in the IT Services industry in areas of business management, practice incubation, service delivery, relationship management, channel development, business development, innovation, M&A and customer services. His strengths lie in visualizing and implementing innovative business goals with a breadth of diverse experience in IT services. He is a strategic thinker with a pragmatic approach to implementation and driving the vision to reality. KNK has authored white papers and has been a guest speaker at several international and industry forums. He has been featured in magazines for thought leadership on offshore IT Infrastructure management and Franchisee support models.
KNK is an electronics and communications engineer (ECE) from Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT). He is active on the board of studies of ECE in CIT.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources Leader – Capital Markets and Information Technology Services
John has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources across the Retail, Business Consulting and Outsourcing industries. He has rich global experience of managing HR functions across the globe. John has lived and worked in the USA, Asia, UK and Eastern Europe. He joined Genpact in 2010 and where he was the European HR leader Genpact prior to taking on his current role as the Global HR lead for Capital Markets and IT across Genpact. He has extensive experience in site set-up, rebadging and works council discussion and negotiation. John graduated from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Senior Vice President, Finance
Gaurav has over 19 years of experience in Finance across the FMCG, Manufacturing and Outsourcing industries. He has rich global experience of managing different facets of Finance, ranging from business support, FP&A, pricing and commercials and controllership. He joined Genpact in 2006 and has done a variety of roles covering Business Finance across most businesses, headed global pricing and commercial function for Genpact, and also led Genpact’s finance transformation role. He has been in his current role for a year starting Q2’13. Gaurav is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
As general counsel and corporate secretary, Mr. Valbrune is an integral part of Genpact Headstrong Capital Market’s management team, responsible for promoting operational effectiveness by identifying, analyzing, and managing legal issues. He also serves as corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and, leading a dedicated group of legal, contracts and risk management personnel, is responsible for counseling senior management on all significant legal issues and transactions.
Mr. Valbrune previously served as Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets’s deputy general counsel. Prior to Headstrong, Mr. Valbrune was an associate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance as lead associate on transactions ranging from several million to several billion dollars and representing both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings.
Mr. Valbrune holds an AB Degree from Harvard College and a Juris Doctor Degree from Columbia University School of Law.
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