Suresh Mahalingam

Firm ethics, an inclusive workstyle and hands-on approach to Leadership, with over 30 career years has etched a trail of multi-billion dollars in achievements across the BFSI & FMCG space. Worked as MD & CEO of TATA AIA, General Manager HDFC Life and Business Head, South at ITC Ltd. PRESENT: Member - Group Management Council & Non-Executive Director at Wadhawan Global Capital. Contributed to the formulation and execution plans for establishing WGC as a fully-integrated financial services group with businesses in Lending, Insurance, Asset Management and Strategic Investments. Led the Group in financial infusions, Mergers and Acquisitions, handling business incubation and creating alliances with global business houses to facilitate better operations. AS AN ADVISOR: Has been a trusted business counsel for CXOs and a relentless enabler, drawing the blueprint of many strategic and pragmatic growth objectives. Steered in changes that directly augmented the top-line as well as the bottom-line of companies. In doing so, all businesses have furthered their position with enhanced brand identity and profitability. TRAJECTORY OF TRANSFORMATION: Enjoys the challenge of making performing companies deliver manifold and weak ones find their plinth. Leveraging astute business knowledge, strategic interventions, and finance management skills helped every business entrench itself further into the market with formidable competitive advantage.