Experian announces the appointment of new India Managing Director

11 April 2019 Consultancy.in 2 min. read
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Data analytics and financial advisory firm Experian India has appointed Sathya Kalyanasundaram as its new Country Managing Director. Kalayansundaram’s new role revolves around driving growth in Experian’s operations across India, primarily by cultivating strategic client relationships.

Based in Mumbai, Experian supports clients and customers with financial services decisions based on information gathered through advanced data analytics. The firm lays emphasis on innovation and investment in new technology to help enhance the quality of its services, which span credit services, analytics and business information.

Kalyanasundaram has vast experience in the domain of consulting financial advisory services. He holds a degree in commerce from Loyola College and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hartford. He began his professional career at Reuters, where he worked as a Senior Analyst.

He has had brief stints at a number of firms, including LoBue Associates and Envipco. He has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Alliance Consulting and Moschip Semiconductor. In 2012, he joined the Confederation of Indian Industry, where he was a Senior Member od the Economic Affairs Panel for nearly two years.

Experian announces the appointment of new India Managing Director

Since then, Kalyanasundaram has been engaged in a number of senior roles, including as the Director of Finance and Operations at Scientific Games. Between 2015 and now, he has been at MobME Wireless Solutions, where he began as Chief Financial Officer and eventually ascended to Chief Executive Officer.

He will now take over as the Country Manager at Experian India, where he is tasked with navigating growth amidst a highly competitive financial services market that is drawing attention from a number of major international firms. The Indian leadership of Experian will all report to him in his new role.

Commenting on his appointment, CEO of Experian Asia Pacific Ben Elliot said, “We are delighted to welcome Sathya to the Experian family. His extensive experience across a variety of sectors will ensure that we take Experian India to the next level. We are confident that his appointment to lead Experian will strengthen our presence in India, with a focus on building innovative solutions for India’s consumers.”

“Financial institutions investing in data and analytics have been changing the narrative on providing differentiated experiences for their consumers. I believe Experian India, being the pioneer in the field of data analytics and decisioning, has a tremendous role to play in this and I look forward to driving our growth strategy and taking the company forward as we embrace the opportunities ahead,” added Kalyanasundaram.