Mr. C. Jayaram, B. A. (Economics), PGDM-IIM, Kolkata, aged 59 years, was the Joint Managing Director of Kotak Bank and led the wealth management business and international operations for Kotak Mahindra group. He also managed the alternative investments business which includes private equity funds and real estate funds, as well as the institutional equities business of Kotak Mahindra.

He has varied experience of over 37 years in many areas of finance and business and was earlier the Managing Director of Kotak Securities Limited. He has been with Kotak Group for 25 years and has been instrumental in building a number of new businesses at Kotak Group. Prior to joining the Kotak, he was with Overseas Sanmar Financial Ltd.

He is also the Director of the Financial Planning Standards Board, India. An avid player and follower of tennis, he also has a keen interest in psephology.

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