SVCL is governed by a six-member Board of Directors, each a name to reckon with in their respective fields of expertise. Mr. Surinder Singh Kohli serves as Chairman; Mr. Sunil Sachdev and Mr. Vijay Parekh function as Promoter-Directors; Mr. Rakesh Arora and Ms.Geetima Das Krishna serve as Independent Directors; Mr. S. P. Singh serves as Nominee Director. Experienced in building businesses and leading large organizations, this seasoned and experienced Board provides astute support and guidance to the SVCL management team.
He has a banking experience of more than four decades, has excellence in managing key positions in various financial institutions during his career. Mr. Kohli has extensive experience as a banker, held position of Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab & Sind Bank and Punjab National Bank. During his chairmanship, he undertook total transformation of the banks, PNB became a techno-savvy bank by implementing core banking solution and introducing various technology based products and services. In addition, he has also served as the Managing Director and Chairman of Small industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Punjab & Sind Bank and India Infrastructure Finance company etc.
MR. VIJAY PAREKH
As a promoter director, he is a very seasoned Global Banker and has handled prestigious assignments with MNC Banks and Financial Institutions. Mr. Parekh holds a Masters degree from Memphis State University, USA and over the years built valuable cross functional experience such as in marketing, credit and risk, strategic planning and business development. He has handled key international positions in financial sectors including President of International Consumer & Small Business Financial Services and Vice Chairman of American Express Bank. In his last assignment, he has been the Senior Managing Director, special projects at Temasek holdings (Pte) Ltd and Director of Fullerton Financial Holdings (Pte.), Singapore.
MR. SUNIL SACHDEVA
He is a socially driven entrepreneur having in-depth experience in setting up various projects with outstanding achievements. “Medanta, the Medicity” an Asia famous hospital with state of art medical facilities is one of the ventures running successfully, helping society at large. Mr. Sachdeva, as a visionary entrepreneur, had helped society with first public private partnership in water distribution in Haryana. His other business ventures are into financial services, infrastructure development, technology and hospitality, flourishing at national and international level. His power, vision, values, charisma and intelligence all put together distinguish him as a leader who has organized a group of people to achieve a common goal.
MR. RAKESH ARORA
He is an independent director, a qualified chartered accountant, has worked in Finance and taxation for more than two decades. Mr. Arora is currently associated as group CFO with the SAS Group, providing guidance in laying down systems and procedures for Accounts and Finance function. He steers the organization by providing direction in terms of taxation, audit, accounts and financial consultancy.
MR. S. P. SINGH
He is General Manager at SIDBI and has more than two decade of experience in the areas of Development Banking, Credit Administration, evolving of structured products, portfolio Management, Profit center operations and Relationship Management in the financial service sector.
MS. GEETIMA DAS KRISHNA
Geetima Das has more than two decades of experience in research and teaching. She is currently a research scholar at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Until recently, she was leading the macro-economic research unit in Centre for Policy Research. Prior to this, she also worked for Reliance Capital and Pipal. She holds a Master’s in Computer Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, USA; MBA from New York and BE from Assam Engineering College.