Mumbai: Emkay Global Financial Services Limited (EGFSL), a leading financial services group, announced the appointment of Mr. Vikaas M Sachdeva as Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers Ltd (EIML), a wholly-owned subsidiary of EGFSL.
With a track record spanning over two and a half decades, Vikaas commands considerable experience in the Indian financial services space. Vikaas was previously the CEO of ENAM AMC and before that the CEO of Edelweiss AMC. Working across multi-functional and cross border teams throughout his career, Vikaas has led from the front, building scale both organically, as well as through acquisitions.
Vikaas has served as a board member of SEBI’s Mutual Fund Advisory Committee (MFAC), which had been instrumental in launching several initiatives for the growth of the Asset Management industry. He had been a director on the board of the Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI) for over half a decade and had led the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) committee. As part of the AMFI working committee, he had worked extensively with SEBI to create a concept paper on ETFs. More recently, Vikaas worked very actively with the Asset Managers Roundtable of India (AMRI), the nodal body for FPIs in India to create a better regulatory framework for their effective functioning.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the CRK Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. Vikaas is a fitness enthusiast and an ardent Marathon runner. He is an outdoor sports fan, particularly of cricket, as well as an avid movie buff.
Speaking on his appointment, Mr .Vikaas M Sachdeva said, “It’s a privilege to be a part of the Emkayfamily, built by pioneers in the financial services industry. I look forward to building on the goodwill created by the Emkay group and the existing team, to create an organization which will bring best in class investment options for the burgeoning pool of discerning investors in the country.”
Mr Krishna Kumar Karwa, Managing Director at Emkay Global Financial Services said – “We are delighted to haveVikaasSachdevaas the Chief Executive Officer of Emkay Investment Managers. We are confident that Vikaas, with his profound experience, will help unlock the next phase of growth for Emkay. His proficiency and expertise will be of immense value in building a progressive team, deepening our expertise and shall continue to add value to the investors looking for wealth creation opportunities in the Indian capital market.”