Our Leadership

Mr. Nimesh Shah - Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Nimesh Shah – Managing Director & CEO – ICICI Prudential AMC

Nimesh Shah joined ICICI Prudential AMC (IPAMC) in July 2007 as the MD & CEO. Under his leadership the AMC has emerged as one of the largest, most respected, and trusted Investment Managers in India; having contributed significantly to the growth of the Indian Mutual Fund Industry.

Prior to joining IPAMC, he was Senior General Manager at ICICI Bank where he handled many responsibilities including Project Finance, Corporate Banking and International Banking. He also led ICICI Bank’s foray into Middle-East and African region and helped establish ICICI’s brand presence in these geographies and in the International arena.

Over the past 16 years, under Mr. Nimesh Shah’s leadership, the AMC has transformed into India's premier investment manager aligned to investor interest and leveraged digital innovations to improve its customer’s investment experience. Nimesh’s focus has always been on investor centricity, consistent investment performance, maintaining high levels of transparency and disclosures besides sticking to basics.

Under his leadership, the AMC has won several prestigious and globally recognized awards from time to time. The company’s leadership position across asset classes and investment styles is well recognized in the industry. Mr. Nimesh Shah has been honored with CEO of the Year award at the Asia Asset Management - Best of the Best Awards - 2023, Global Banking & Finance Award for Best Asset Management CEO India in 2017 and the CEO of the Year 2014 by Asia Asset Management.

In 2018 he was the Elected Chairperson of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI). He is currently a Director with AMFI and also serves as a Governing Council Member with ICICI Foundation.

Nimesh has nearly three decades of experience in the banking and financial services industry and most of which has been with ICICI Group. He holds degrees in Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy.

Mr. Sankaran Naren - Executive Director & CIO

Mr. Sankaran Naren has been associated with the AMC since October 2004. He oversees the entire investment function across the Mutual Fund and the International Advisory Business of the Company.

Mr. Naren joined the AMC in 2004 as fund manager and has worked in various capacities in the investment function culminating in his taking over as the Chief Investment Officer. Under his leadership, the AMC has been able to build strong processes in investments resulting in strong and sustainable performance across product categories. He currently manages some of flagship schemes of the ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.

Mr. Sankaran Naren has rich experience of around 34 years in almost all spectrum of the financial services industry ranging from investment banking, fund management, equity research, and stock broking operations.

Mr. Naren was also a member of the esteemed panel of invitees for the Honorable Prime Minister’s Pre-Budget consultation meet for 2020. In recognition of his work, various leading investment authors have featured him through dedicated chapters in their investment books. He is widely recognized as India’s leading Mutual Fund and Capital Market Investment Guru

Mr. Sankaran Naren is also a member of the Committee on Equity matters at AMFI.

During his career, he has also worked with organizations such as Refco Sify Securities India Pvt. Ltd, HDFC Securities Ltd, and Yoha Securities in various capacities.



Mr. B Ramakrishna - Chief Financial Officer

B Ramakrishna joined ICICI Prudential AMC Ltd. in September 2004.

At ICICI Prudential AMC, Ramakrishna is the custodian of the Finance Function and is also responsible for driving ETF and International Business besides overseeing Technology and Operations. He plays an integral role in driving key profitability agenda through financial and corporate planning, budgetary control and corporate finance. He is also responsible for driving key initiatives and projects.

He has 35 years of rich experience across industries including FMCG and Banking & Financial services.

By qualification, Ramakrishna is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant.

Mr. Amar Shah - Chief Business Officer

Amar joined IPAMC in January 2013.

In his current role as Chief Business Officer, he is responsible for driving the overall business objectives. For most part of his career, he has been associated with IPAMC in various roles having started his career in 2001.

In his past role as Head of Retail Business at IPAMC, he drove the organization to a leadership position. Prior to this, he was responsible for managing key Institutional clients and driving overall business growth.

He has an overall work experience of around 22 years across the Banking & Financial Services Industry.

His qualifications include B.Com, R. A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and Master of Management Studies (Finance), Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

Mr. Abhijit Shah - Head Marketing, Digital and Customer Experience

Abhijit joined IPAMC in July 2014.

In his current role, Abhijit is responsible for driving growth of the organization, through an effective marketing & digital strategy and enhanced customer experience.

He has a total work experience of 21 years in the Banking & Financial Services Industry across verticals like Customer Experience, Alternate Channels, Sales & Distribution and Direct Marketing. Prior to joining IPAMC, he has worked with firms like Citibank N.A., ING Vysya Life Insurance and Standard Chartered Bank.

He is a Post Graduate in Marketing from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).

Mr. Amit Bhosale - Head Risk Management

Amit joined IPAMC in April 2014.

Amit is responsible for driving the credit and investment risk functions at the AMC. He is a risk management specialist and comes with a rich overall experience of 25 years.

Prior to his association with IPAMC, he has worked as the Director, Financial Institutions Credit Risk at Bank of America, N.A. In the past, he has also worked with ICICI Bank Limited in the Credit Risk Management Group.

His qualifications include Masters in Management Studies (Finance) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (University of Mumbai) and Bachelor of Engineering (Production) from Fr. Agnel College of Engineering (University of Mumbai).

Mr. Nikhil Bhende - Head Human Resources

Nikhil joined ICICI Prudential AMC in January 2008.

In his current role, Nikhil spearheads the Human Resources & Administration function for the organization.

Prior to joining IPAMC, he has worked with firms like WNS Global Services, eFunds International and ABC Consulting. Nikhil has 22 years of work experience across multiple industries.

Nikhil is a post graduate in management (Human Resources) from Indian Education Society’s Management College and Research Centre (IES’s MCRC) and Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com) from Mithibai College.

Mr. Vivek Sridharan - Head Institutional Business

Vivek started his career at IPAMC in November 1999.

In his current role, he is responsible for driving the business objectives in the Institutional segment, pan India. He is a key driver in strengthening institutional client relationships and facilitating asset growth.

In his past roles at IPAMC, he led the Institutional business for the West Zone and has also worked in Retail business across various locations.

He has an overall work experience of 23 years. His qualifications include PGDBA from ICFAI.

Mr. Suresh Subramanian - Head Operations

Suresh has been associated with IPAMC since 2007.

At IPAMC, his responsibilities include building operational excellence and scalability in the area of Operations and Investor services to meet organizational growth agenda.

Suresh has 24 years of post-qualification experience in the field of finance, taxation and asset management. He is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Mumbai University.

Mr. Adil Bakhshi - Head Public Relations and Communication

Adil joined IPAMC in October 2007.

In his current role, Adil drives the Public Relations and Communication function for the organization. At IPAMC, he has anchored several functions like Product Communications, Product Development and Management.

He has 23 years of experience across Investment Management, Financial Services & Banking, and Auto in Asia, Europe & Africa.

His qualifications include MSc in International Banking & Finance from The University of Salford, UK and MBA from AMU.

Mr. Rakesh Shetty - Head Compliance

Rakesh joined ICICI Prudential AMC in August 2011.

In his current role, Rakesh is responsible for managing Compliance & Secretarial function for the organisation.

He has an overall 19 years of post-qualification experience in the field of compliance, legal and secretarial matters. Prior to his association with ICICI Prudential AMC, he has worked with Travelex India, Axis Bank and Paternoster India.

By qualification, he is an A.C.S, Bachelor of Law and a graduate in Commerce.