Lalit Vij Managing Director
Lalit Vij is the Managing Director at Principal Pnb Asset Management Company and responsible for overall operations of the company. He also serves as a director on the board of Principal Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
Lalit has over 25 years of work experience spread across multiple disciplines mainly in Financial Service industry. Prior to this appointment, hewas the Managing Director of Principal Global Services Pvt. Ltd. and was responsible for setting up & growing the global In-house centre for IT & back office operations of Principal Financial Group's global businesses.
Lalit has graduated from the University of Punjab and is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Rajat Jain Chief Investment Officer
Rajat Jain has over 25 years of experience in the capital markets. His last assignment was with SBI Mutual Fund where served as the Chief Investment Officer. During his stint with SBI, he worked in the investment function in various capacities including as a Fund Manager, Head of Research and Equities Dealer.
Mr. Jain holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Management from The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.
P.V.K Mohan Head - Equity
P.V.K.Mohan joined Principal Pnb Asset Management Company as Senior Fund Manager- Equity and is currently Head - Equity.
He has over 23 years of experience in equity research and fund management. In his previous assignments he has worked with ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund as Senior Fund Manager (Equity) in PMS, DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund as Portfolio Manager (Equity) in PMS and IL&FS Investments initially as part of a team providing Advisory Services to CIBC Oppenheimer (now part of Blackstone) and later as Fund Manager of IL&FS Mutual Fund.
He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and degree in Electrical Engineering from REC Calicut.
Bekxy Kuriakose Head - Fixed Income
Ms. Kuriakose has over 16 years of experience in dealing, research and fund management. In her previous assignments she has worked with L&T Mutual Fund as AVP (Fixed Income) handling all fixed income funds, Reliance Life Insurance as Fund Manager (Fixed Income) and SBI Mutual as Fund Manager for debt schemes.
She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and holds a Hons. degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University
Richa Parasrampuria Compliance Officer
Ms. Richa Parasrampuria, Head - Compliance, has over 9 years of experience in the asset management industry. Her previous assignments were with JPMorgan Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd as AVP-Compliance and Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd. She completed her management training with Standard Chartered Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Parasrampuria has a Degree in Commerce and has completed her C.S. She also holds LLB degree from the Mumbai University.
Hariharan Iyer Head - Operations and Customer Services
Hariharan Iyer joined Principal Pnb Asset Management Company in May 2011 as Head - Operations and Customer Services. He is presently in charge of Banking, Custody and Transfer Agency operations.
He has over 20 years of experience in the related area of Mutual Fund operations. Prior to joining Principal, he has worked with various mutual funds including, Zurich India MF and Birla Sun Life MF, in the function of overseeing the Transfer Agency operations. Just before joining Principal, he had worked with Deutsche Investor Services - a Registrar and Transfer Agency for Mutual Funds, managing their front office network locations.
He is a commerce graduate and holds a post graduation management degree from Mumbai University.
Madhusudan Subramanian Head Product Strategy & Management
Madhusudan Subramanian joined Principal Pnb Asset Management Company in October 2015 as Head - Product Strategy & Management.
Mr. Madhusudan has over 18 years of experience in the fields of Global Equity research, New product development and Risk Analytics. In his previous assignment he was associated with MSCI as Executive Director overseeing the Quantitative Equity Research and new product development functions. His prior assignments include being associated with American Express India Pvt Ltd as Director, Risk Analytics and Risk Solutions Specialist as SAS India Pvt Ltd.
He has completed his B.E from NIT Trichy, PGDBA from NMIMS Institute, MBA from University of Chicago Booth school of business and he has earned the right to use the CFA and CAIA designations.
Ragesh Renganathan Head - Fund Accounting
Mr. Ragesh has an overall experience of over 16 years with around 8 years experience in Asset Management Industry.
Previously he was associated with Franklin Templeton MF managing the Fund Administration and the NAV functions.
Mr. Ragesh is a Commerce graduate, a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Information Systems Auditor from ISACA, Illinois, USA.
Gaurav Goyal National Head - Retail Sales
Mr. Goyal, National Head – Retail Sales, has over 16 years of experience in the Financial Services in Sales & Distribution. He has been involved in launching and setting up multiple locations, new product launches and multiple distribution channels in his previous assignments. In his role as National Head - Retail Sales he will be responsible for growing the Retail business and will anchor retail sales and business development initiatives for organization.
In his previous assignment he was associated with ICICI Prudential Asset Management as Vice President and was working as Head – IFA Channel & Investor Education. His prior assignments included HDFC Bank, Citi Financial, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance and IDBI Capital.
Mr. Goyal is a Science graduate and holds a degree of Masters in Management Studies.
Suren Kochhar National Head – Corporate Sales
Mr. Suren Kochhar has over 21 years of experience with the Financial Services Sector with almost 17 Years with the Mutual Fund Industry. He has a wide exposure to Sales & Distribution in Business to Business and Business to Client segment. In his role as National Head - Corporate Sales, he will be responsible for leading the distribution initiatives with Banks, Alliances and driving the Institutional business for the organisation.
In his previous assignments he was associated with Fortis Investment Management (India) Private Limited as Head-Sales, India(now known as BNP Paribas Asset Management India Private Limited) and with Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Ltd.
Mr. Kochhar is a graduate in Commerce (Hons).