Anand Rathi - Founder & Chairman
Mr. Anand Rathi, the founder and torch-bearer of the AnandRathi Group, is one of the leading financial and investment experts in India and South-East Asia. The gold medallist Chartered Accountant is an esteemed member of the ICAI and has over 40 years diverse experience.
Before establishing his own enterprise, Mr. Rathi had a long and illustrious career as a core member of Birla Group — the business group of legendary late Mr. Aditya Birla. He was the youngest president of Indian Rayon (now known as Aditya Birla Nuvo). He was instrumental in shaping the group’s cement business and spearheading its foray into diverse businesses in manufacturing and services.
In 1999, Mr. Rathi became the president of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange). He was the driving force behind the expansion of BOLT - the BSE Online Trading System. He also set up the Trade Guarantee Fund and played a vital role in setting up the Central Depository Services (CDS).
Pradeep Gupta – Co-founder & Vice Chairman
Mr. Pradeep Gupta has an all-embracing industry experience acquired from running a wide-range of businesses in the past. He started his professional journey with a family-owned textiles business. Later, his growing interest and love for financial markets drew him towards the financial services industry. He stepped into this industry with Navratan Capital & Securities Pvt. Ltd. and later joined hands with Mr. Anand Rathi to establish the AnandRathi Group.
With over two decades of rich experience in financial markets, he has played a pivotal role in laying the foundation of the Institutional Broking and Investment Services arm of the group. His ground-breaking spirit has driven the firm’s rapid growth — successful expansion into a strong network of franchisees and branches across India. Under his dynamic leadership the group has bagged several prestigious awards and accolades.
An avid investor and trusted advisor, Mr. Gupta is often seen sharing his views and insights in the media on macroeconomic aspects, domestic and international markets. He is also an active member of Rotary Club of Bombay.
Amit Rathi - Managing Director
Mr. Amit Rathi is a rank-holder chartered accountant and has an MBA from The Stern School of New York University. Joining the group in 1998, Amit set up and leads Anand Rathi's Private Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Institutional Equities businesses.
He is a member of The Bombay Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organisation (YPO) and also co-chairs the NYU Stern India alumni group. Amit is a thought leader in the financial markets and his views are regularly sought and featured in leading business channels and the print media. He is considered one of the top-50 Marwaris under the age of 40. (Times of India, 2007).
Amit is passionate about gadgets, fitness and spirituality. He spends his time between the gym, yoga and Hindu spiritual texts when he's not researching his next gadget splurge. Now mid-way through securing a private pilot's license, he hopes to obtain it at some point during the next bull market! In his teens, he was a much-sought-after DJ and, with decent cricketing ability, played the Mumbai Kanga League and the club circuit. His greatest weaknesses, though, are his favourite single malts shared with close friends and watching slapstick Bollywood with his two daughters aged 8 and 13.
Priti Gupta - Director, Anand Rathi Commodities Ltd.
Ms. Priti Gupta, an MBA (FMB) from SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, was instrumental in setting up the commodities desk, currency and Forex Advisory business. She leads the advisory team for commodity and exchanges globally with a keen focus on base metals and energy. Prior to joining the group, she was a director with Navratan Capital & Securities Pvt. Ltd. (a member of The National Stock Exchange of India).
Today, owing to her proficient leadership, Anand Rathi ranks amongst the top 5 financial services firms in Commodities & Currencies business and is well-known for its one-of-a-kind Forex Advisory. She has also established the group's association with international counterparts such as NATIXIS (an exclusive tie-up in India).
Ms. Gupta has been awarded “Woman Leader of the Year” (Financial Category) by the ‘Women on Top’ and NDTV Profit in 2011, organized by Igroup. She was also recognized for “Special Contribution to Commodities Business” in ‘Zee Business Best Analyst Awards 2013’.
Known for her sharp business insights, Ms. Gupta is an active member of National Executive Committee of Commodity Participant Association of India (CPAI). She is often seen sharing her views on commodities and corporate currencies with the media and contributing to several related articles in business magazines.
Supriya Rathi - Director, Anand Rathi Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd.
Ms. Supriya Rathi holds an MBA in Finance from Leonard N. Stern School of Business - New York University. She has 12 years of rich experience across financial services in insurance broking. She started her career journey in retail banking and equities research with leading organisations such as Hong Kong Bank and Solomon Smith Barney (now a part of Citi Group).
Her ground-breaking initiatives enabled AnandRathi Group’s foray into the Insurance Broking business, in 2002. Her leadership made AnandRathi a frontrunner in institutionalizing insurance broking in India. She set the group’s foundation for a strong insurance distribution network and service penetration.