Author - V S. Parthasarathy
V S Parthasarathy facilitates Mahindra Group in accomplishing its vision of being amongst the top 50 most admired brands in the world. He is a member of the think-tank of Mahindra Group’s supervisory board called the ‘Group Executive Board’. He is on the board of 15 group companies, and is also a memberof the Global IT Customer Advisory Board at CISCO. Partha started his career with Modi Xerox as a Management Trainee. Before joining Mahindra & Mahindra in 2000, he had risen to become the Associate Director at Xerox. At M&M, Parthasarathy has spearheaded functions like Finance, HR, M&A, IT and International Operations before he was appointed CFO – M&M.
Parthasarathy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is Harvard Alumni of the 2011 batch for Advanced Management Program. He has also been part of Mahindra Group’s Senior Management team for Group strategy development, facilitated by Harvard Business School. He has received many accolades and recognitions in the field of Finance, M&A & IT. Some of the notable awards being CFO Hall of Fame from CFO India, ‘CFO of the Year’ 2013 from International Market Assessment (IMA) and the Best CFO of India Award by Corporate Excellence Awards.