Founder & Chairman
A respected member of ICAI, Mr. Anand Rathi is a Gold Medalist Chartered Accountant with over 40 years of experience. Before establishing his own enterprise, Mr Rathi was associated with the Birla Group. At 35, he became the President of Indian Rayon (now known as Aditya Birla Nuvo). Outstanding professionalism and earnest dedication made him a core member of the legendry late Mr. Aditya Birla’s business group, where he was actively involved in all strategic initiatives. He was instrumental in shaping up the group’s cement business and also spearheaded its foray into diverse sectors such as manufacturing and services. Over the years, this entrepreneurial venture has evolved into a widespread financial services company, under Mr. Rathi’s guidance.
Seizing the opportunity when professionals were allowed membership of the BSE, Mr. Rathi became its member and when the exchange professionalized, he became its President in 1999. As the President, BSE, Mr. Rathi was the driving force behind expansion of BOLT - the online trading system. He also set up the Trade Guarantee Fund and played a vital role in setting up the Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSL).
As a veteran in the financial services industry, Mr. Rathi is not just a renowned face in the financial circuits, but is also among the most sought-after speakers on macroeconomic matters related to policies, manufacturing, and their socio-economic impact. He is also very popular socially, and is active in philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Hard work, discipline and calculated risk taking ability are the keys to his success and are also his message to the youth of this nation.