MEET THE LEADERSHIP
Mr. Om Porwal
A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1985, Mr. Om Porwal, is a Director of the Company. His expertise is Financial Structuring, and has advised several large corporates and Government Undertakings in innovative financial modelling. He was a Director on the Board of Yashraj Biotechnology Limited and a Director on the Board of OTC Exchange of India
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Arvind Bhandari
A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 30 years experience, Mr. Bhandari was the promoter-director of a publicly listed company engaged in flexible packaging with South Korean Collaboration, upto 2005. He brings in varied experience in manufacturing and international trade, as finance professional and entrepreneur.
Mr. SS Sudanthiram
A former merchant banker, Mr. S.S. Sudanthiram had a distinguished career in public and private sector financial institutions with exposure in credit, merchant banking, treasury and capital market operations.
He has been associated with more than 100 IPO's. He is the promoter of Sreevee and Bhalakh group of companies carrying out investment banking.
Mr. Malay Mukherjee
Mr. Mukherjee has over 40 years of experience in the field of Banking and NBFC including Venture Funding, Factoring and Broking. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of IFCI Limited and was responsible for the growth and development of the business of IFCI. He also held the position of Chairman in various group Companies of IFCI Limited. As an Executive Director at the Central Bank of India, he looked after portfolios such as Credit, HR, General Administration, IT, Corporate Communications, Publicity, Marketing, Client coverage and New Initiatives. Further, being associated with Indian Bank for 36 years he accrued wide field exposure, having worked in various branches, regions and zones including Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat and New Delhi. He has been the past Chairman of Board of Governors of Management Development Institute (MDI) and Chairman of Institute of Leadership Development, Jaipur. Additionally, he was also a member of the Governing Body of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad
Mr. Haseeb Ahmad Drabu
Dr Haseeb A Drabu is professional economist with a diverse skill set and wide-ranging experience.
He has worked as a lawmaker, policy planner, banker and an economic commentator. He was involved with national economic policy making in India for seven years at the highest level, including in the Planning Commission, Finance Commission and the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister. He is former member of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. He was elected as Finance Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in BJP-PDP coalition government.
In an operational role, Dr Drabu headed a bank as Chairman and Chief executive for five years. In between government policy making and banking operations, he headed India’s premier financial daily, Business Standard. As a regular commentator on economic issues, he was associated with various governmental policy making bodies both at the Centre as well as the state level. He wrote a fortnightly column for Wall Street Journal partner in India, the business daily, Mint.
He has been associated with government and corporate policy making in various capacities. He was a member of the Prime Minister’s Task Force on the Long-term Development, Member, Planning Commission’s Working Group on Resources other than Tax Resources for the Eleventh Five-Year Plan, Consultant, Asian Development Bank on reforms and reconstruction in J&K, Member, Commission on Centre-State Relations and Member of the Expert Group on ‘Promotion of Diversity in living, education and workspaces for the minorities’ formed by Government of India. In early 1990s, Drabu worked as a journalist with a business newspaper Business Standard, and was also seen close to Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front. He was also associated with the Tenth Finance Commission and worked as a consultant to Asian Development Bank too.
Haseeb A Drabu is Director in Iris Business Services Limited, Aspira Pathlab & Diagnostics Limited, Air Works Mro Services Private Limited, Kahnov Realty Private Limited, Yashraj Biotechnology Limited, Air Works India (Engineering) Pvt. Ltd. and Kahnov E-Learning Private Limited.
MD & CEO
Mr. Phanendra Nath Kandula
Mr. Phanendra Nath had done his post-graduation in Science and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He had also completed a Risk Management program from London School of Business and Finance Mr. Nath is having wide experience in banking for more than 34 years. He started his career in 1988 as Probationary Officer and he was involved in various facets of Banking sector essentially in Credit, Loan Syndications (both domestic & international), Foreign Exchange, and as Head of Regional Operations. Mr. Nath - joined as a Probationary Officer in 1988 with State Bank of India and worked in various capacities till 2022. During the span of 34 years in SBI he rose to the position of General Manager - Regional Head of Operations of Commercial Clients Group at Hyderabad. He had held important positions as head of Branch Operations, supervisory positions at Bank’s Local Head Office, Hyderabad, and at Corporate Centre, Mumbai. While at Corporate Centre he was DGM & Secretary to Bank’s Corporate Centre Credit Committee, and GM & Secy. to Bank’s Central Board Mr. Nath is well versed with all areas of Banking Sector and is aware of board level concerns of Large Commercial Banks dealing with policies and compliances alongside long years of his operational expierence.
Mr. Kul Bhushan Jain
Mr. Kul Bhushan Jain, Science and Law graduate from Punjab University, Chandigarh is having wide experience in banking, being associated with Bank Of India for more than 32 yrs starting his career in 1985. He is well versed with all areas of Banking Sector- Treasury and International Banking at its head office and London and New York branches. At New York branch he was Chief Dealer of bank's US Operations in addition to General Operations and Administrative offices. He headed Patna and Chennai zones and National Banking Groups controlling zones in South and Northern India as General Manager. In 2017, he was elevated as Executive Director and was transferred to Andhra Bank from 2017-2020. During this tenure he also officiated as MD & CEO for 9 months. At CFML, he will be responsible for business development pertaining to Debt Syndication/Resolution and ARC.
Mr. Pradip Kumar Das
Mr. Pradip Kumar Das has been appointed as the Advisor of CFM Group since 15th October, 2022. He was the Executive Director of IDBI Bank Limited. Mr. Das is a B.Sc. Agri, MBA, CAIIB qualified Banker. He has over 36 years of experience in Commercial Banking. He started his career in Central Bank of India as Directly Recruited Officer in 1986 and worked in various capacities till January 2001 and subsequently moved to IDBI Bank and worked in various leadership positions like Regional Head, Zonal Head, Chief General Manager and Executive Director till March 2022. During his long stint in the Banking Industry, he gained varied exposures in all important spheres of Banking with special expertise in Lending, Branch Operations, Centralized Operations, Business Sourcing and Sales. He successfully handled responsibilities such as Head Branch Banking, General Manager, East & North East Zone, CGM & Zonal Head, Nagpur Zone, CGM & Zonal Head of the largest Zone of the Bank, Mumbai Zone and Executive Director of the Bank. He also has the board level experience of more than five years .
Mr. Murali Ramaswami
Mr. Murali Ramaswami is a B. Com graduate from Madras University, DBF from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, CAIIB from the Indian Institute of Bankers, MBA from University of Madras - Specialized in Corporate Finance, Foreign Trade & Market research and AICWA from the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. Mr. Murali is having wide experience in banking for more than 30+ years. He started his career in 1985 and he was involved in various facets of Banking sector essentially in Credit, Treasury, International Operations, Cash Management, Integration Management, Digital Banking and Information Technology Initiatives. Mr. Murali was recruited as a Financial Analyst, (Scale II manager) by BSRB in the year 1989 and allotted to Vijaya Bank. During the span of 30 years in Vijaya Bank, he rose to the position of Executive Director. In his career at Vijaya Bank, he held important positions in Credit, Operations and also as CFO of the bank. Prior to joining Vijaya Bank he had worked in Indian Oil Blending Ltd, a subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation as Accounts officer from the year 1985 to 1989. He has also worked as an Executive Director in Bank of Baroda during the year 2019-2020. Mr. Murali Ramaswami is well versed with all areas of Banking Sector. At CFML, he will be responsible for business development pertaining to Debt Syndication / Resolution and ARC along with management of daily operation for the south region of India.
Mr. R Ramnath
Mr R Ramnath has over 30 years experience; about 21 years in investment banking, private equity and financial services and 9 years in corporate finance prior to that. He has worked with Dabur India (wherein he set up its JV project in Nepal and handled its Hajmola and Guar Gum project) and Kanoria Chemicals & Industries (wherein he handled the Polypropylene and Captive Power project from scratch up to its financial closure) in the area of Corporate Finance. He was in leadership position heading the investment banking business at VLS Finance and SREI Capital Markets (the investment banking arm of SREI Infrastructure Finance) wherein he lead managed IPOs/FPOs and Rights Issues of well-known companies. He was in an entrepreneurial role prior to joining CFM. AT CFM, he will be handling merchant banking/investment banking activities along with Equity Capital Market related Private Equity and M&A transactions.
Employee Of The Year
Mr. Reenav Mehta
At CFM we believe in a culture of learning, growth and inspiration. We value the people that are part of this organisation and make it possible like any close knit family. And just like all happy families - ours is growing faster than ever.
We are always on the look out for new talent and innovative minds and encourage a culture of learning and asking questions - of supporting each other and working as team players with one vision in mind: to be the best in the Indian financial advisory industry.
We make it our mission to bring you thoughtful innovation with every insight.
Our team consists of dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced individuals.
Our senior management are some of the best minds of the Indian finance industry.
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT CFM
Christmas and New Year
Ahmedabad Office Inaugration
Our first Townhall held on
Ahmedabad Office Inaugration
CFM invites highly motivated and dedicated professionals with a passion to scale new horizons.
Junior – Legal (ARC)
HOD - Accounts (ARC)
Resolution - Mumbai (ARC)
AVP /VP- Debt Syndication (CFM- Ballard)
AVP / VP – Resolution (ARC)
Accounts Manager (CFM- Fort)
The key qualities we look for are:
Drive and ambition
Integrity and Commitment
Focused and orientation towards detail
Creativity and out-of-box thinking
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong domain knowledge and expertise
If you share our passion for client-oriented approach and delivering results, please feel free to mail us your CV detailing your academic qualifications, work experience and a brief note on why you think you would be an appropriate fit.
For application or sharing your vision, please write to: email@example.com
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