Sundaram Asset Management, a leading finance and investment company, has announced the appointment of Anand Radhakrishnan as its new CEO.
In his new role, Radhakrishnan will succeed Sunil Subramaniam, who is set to retire in June 2024. Sunil has served the asset management company in several leadership roles, including most recently as Managing Director and CEO, during his 19 years of service. Radhakrishnan has assumed his responsibilities with immediate effect and is working closely with Sunil to ensure a smooth transition.
In his second stint with Sundaram AMC, Radhakrishnan brings more than three decades of industry expertise to his new role. He most recently served at Franklin Templeton India as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for around 20 years. Prior to that, he worked with Sundaram AMC for over eight years as a Fund Manager. He began his career with SBI Funds Management Ltd as Deputy Manager.
On the academic front, Radhakrishnan holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Anna University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He is also a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst.
Welcoming Radhakrishnan to the leadership board, Harsha Viji, the Executive Vice Chairman at Sundaram Finance, said, “We are delighted to welcome Anand to our team. His leadership skills, seamless alignment with our culture, coupled with his extensive industry experience, make him a strong addition to the company.”
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The exiting MD, Sunil, added, “I welcome Anand to the Sundaram family, and I’m sure his induction will strengthen our ability to deliver superior customer delight and help take Sundaram Mutual to newer heights in the years to come.”