Board of Directors


Mr Manu Chadha is a practicing Chartered Accountant and a Senior Partner in M/s T R Chadha & Co., Chartered Accountants. He has vast experience of more than 30 years in Auditing, Financial and Management Consultancy with a specialization in corporate advisory services, project financing / governance, Corporate Laws and Management Consultancy having expertise in the areas of Consultancy to foreign companies and Joint Ventures including work relating to FEMA matters, RBI and FIPB. He had also served as Vice Chairman of Northern India Regional Council of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for two years. He has served on the Boards’ of Punjab National Bank, National Insurance Co. Ltd., Dena Bank, SBI Mutual Fund, Canfin Homes Ltd., PNB Housing Finance Ltd., etc. Earlier he was on the Censor Board, Mumbai, appointed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and on the Direct Tax Advisory Committee, appointed by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India.



Mr. Sundeep Sikka is the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (Formerly Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited) (NAM India), asset manager to Nippon India Mutual Fund. He has been instrumental in expanding RNLAM’s footprints in both domestic & international territories. Mr. Sikka has been with RNLAM since November 2003 and has more than 13 years of leadership experience with NBFCs and Banks. Sundeep brings a proven track record of success and a broad understanding of the company's business. Prior to RNLAM, Sundeep has held a number of other senior management positions and his last stint was with ICICI Bank. Professionally, he is a Commerce Graduate and MBA with majors in Finance from Pune University in 1996. Current he holds Directorship positions in (a) Association of Mutual Funds of India; (b) Reliance Capital Pension Fund Ltd.; (c) Reliance Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.; (d) Reliance Asset Management (Mauritius) Ltd.; and (e) Institution for Mutual Fund Intermediaries; and is also the Member on the Executive Committee of National Securities Depository Limited and Technical Advisory Committee of Reserve Bank of India.


Mr. Minoru Kimura

Mr. Minoru Kimura currently serves as the Executive Officer, Head of Asia Pacific at Nippon Life Insurance Company (Nippon). In his 30 year professional career with Nippon, Mr. Kimura has engaged in corporate planning for more than 10 years. Also, Mr. Kimura has worked for Nissay Asset Management Corporation in Investment Planning for 5 years from 2010 to 2015. Other than above, Mr. Kimura has also spent his professional career in Nissay Deutsche Asset Management Europe Limited and NLI Investments Europe Limited, where he carried the position of Chief Executive Officer for 4 years (2003 to 2007).


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