Managing Director & CEO
S Ramesh joined the Kotak Mahindra Group in 1995. Over a career spanning more than two decades, Ramesh is a respected and influential figure in the investment banking industry in India and has formed strong relationships with leading corporates and key regulators. Prior to being appointed MD & CEO, Ramesh was Joint Managing Director of Kotak Investment Banking. Under his leadership, Kotak Investment Banking has established and reinforced its standing as a pioneer and leader in the Indian equity capital markets. Ramesh has extensive experience in equity financing – encompassing private equity and public markets. He has been involved in diverse transactions across a wide range of situations and complexities. Ramesh is a member of the SEBI Committee on Disclosures and Accounting Standards (SCODA) and the Committee for Reviewing Disclosures and Application Forms in Public Issues (CRDA). He also participates in the Primary Market Advisory Committee (PMAC) set up by SEBI. Ramesh is a chartered accountant (ACA, ACS, Grad CWA).