Management Group

Rakesh Rawal - CEO, Private Wealth Management

Mr. Rawal stepped in as the CEO of Anand Rathi Private Wealth Management in the year 2007 and has nurtured the Private Wealth Management vertical ever since. The former Vice President, Private Wealth Management, Deutsche Bank has an experience of over 30 years spanning across several areas such as Financial Services, FMCG and Pharma. He has held key positions in exalted organizations such as Hindustan Unilever and Ranbaxy Laboratories. Mr. Rawal has been conferred with the Udyog Rattan Award and the Golden Global Achievers Award by the Institute of Economic Studies in appreciation of his contribution to the country’s Financial Services Sector. The multifaceted leader holds an MBA, Finance from one of the top management institutes of the country – JBIMS and is a B.Tech graduate from IIT, Kanpur.


Jugal Mantri - Executive Director & Group CFO

Mr. Mantri, a rank holder Chartered Accountant has over 18 years of extensive experience spanning across Corporate Finance, Business Management, Project Finance and Financial Structuring. He has handled various mid-size corporate turn-around cases in India and Abroad. He began his coporate learning journey as an Article Trainee from M/s. Harbhakti & Company and, later, moved to Tata Finance Ltd. He was amongst the first ones to join the AnandRathi Group at the time of its inception and spent over 9 years in the Corporate Advisory service and brokerage business. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of M/s. Varun Industries Ltd.


Roop Bhootra - Executive Director, Investment Services

Mr. Bhootra is a rank holder Chartered Accountant and began his career with the group in the year 1995. He has over 21 years of experience in the field of Business Strategy, Sales, Operations, Accounting and software development. Over the years, Mr. Bhootra has successfully handled several critical responsibilities in the group, particularly in the area of Business processes, Risk Management, Derivatives, System Development and Operations. He is currently the Executive Director, Investment Services as overall head of the business. He is also on the board of Anand Rathi Commodities Ltd., AR Venture Funds Management Ltd. and Anand Rathi Wealth Advisors Ltd.



Chetan Bharkhada – Executive Director, Commodities & Currencies

Mr. Bharkhada has over 20 years of experience in areas spanning Commodity Markets, Forex and Derivatives. Prior to AnandRathi Group, he worked with Sterlite Industries in the Group Treasury function, where he looked after Base & Precious Metals Hedging in LME and the Currency Derivatives division. He has also worked with organizations such as IFCI and Haribhakti Consulting.




Vishal Laddha - CEO, Institutional Equities
Vishal has have over 20 years of experience in trading. Vishal is a qualified chartered accountant and has been with the firm since its inception. Vishal heads our trading desk that is well know for its capability of handling large, complex transactions for FIIs as well as domestic institutions.
Samir-Bahl- Head-Investment Banking
Samir Bahl - CEO, Investment Banking

Mr. Bahl has over 20 years of experience in consulting / financial services in the U.S.A. and India with a significant track record in mid-market Investment Banking. He has led a team of more than 20 equity investment banking professionals at Centrum Capital Limited for 4 years as a Executive Director & Head of Investment Banking, having previously served as Joint Managing Director at Polymath Advisors. Formerly he was also served as Country Head of Thomson Financial (New York) and Country Head (India). Samir is a Post Graduate in Business Administration from University of Rochester's Simon School of Business Administration.


K.-K.-Rao- Executive-Director-General-InsuranceK. K. Rao – Executive Director, General Insurance

Mr. K. K. Rao has 36 years of rich experience in the General Insurance Industry. He is well experienced in designing tailor-made insurance solutions for customers. Mr. Rao has been instrumental in designing new covers like- ‘Super Top-up Health Insurance’ and 'Distributor Loss of Revenue Insurance'. He has diverse experience in multiple lines of business including Property and Engineering, Health, Marketing, IT and Miscellaneous, to name a few.

Prior to joining AnandRathi Mr.Rao has worked with The New India Assurance Company Ltd. for 27 years in various capacities. He then moved to United India Insurance Company Ltd. as Deputy General Manager, where he was for 3 years. Following this, he shifted to The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. as General Manager and superannuated as a full-time Director and General Manager.

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