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Jairam Sridharan
Jairam Sridharan
Chief Executive Officer

Jairam is the CEO of Piramal Retail Finance.

He has over two decades of rich domain experience and specializes in setting up and scaling new businesses.

Before joining Piramal, Jairam worked with Axis Bank as Chief Financial Officer (CFO, from 2015-20). At Axis, he led Finance & Accounting, Strategy, Investor Relations and the Business Intelligence Unit. As CFO, Jairam managed AUM of ~ Rs 9.15 lakh crore with a market capitalization of ~Rs 1.40 lakh crore. Earlier in his stint at Axis, Jairam had set up the Retail Lending & Payments business. In five years, between 2010 and 2015, he grew the business from an AUM of ~ Rs 20,000 crore to ~ Rs. 1.2 lakh crore.

Prior to Axis, Jairam worked with Capital One (2003-2010) as Head of New to Credit. He grew the portfolio to 1 million new accounts annually clocking $65 million in profits. Between 1998 and 2003, Jairam set up the Analytics practice for the consumer banking business of ICICI Bank.

Jairam has served as a director on the boards of many lending and consumer finance companies in India, including Axis Finance, Axis Securities, A. TREDS, Freecharge, Experian India (Credit Bureau) and Bussan Auto Finance.

In 2015, Jairam was featured in the Economic Times’: "40 under 40" India’s hottest business leaders.

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