Management Team

Management Team Team - AEGON Religare

Management Team

K S Gopalakrishnan

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO

K S Gopalakrishnan
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Mr. K S Gopalakrishnan is the Managing Director & CEO of AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited. Prior to joining AEGON Religare Life Insurance, Mr. Gopalakrishnan worked with Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company, initially as Appointed Actuary and later became the CFO of the company.

Mr. Gopalakrishnan has over twenty five years of experience in life insurance across markets such as India, Canada and Hong Kong.

For a little over twenty five years, Mr. Gopalakrishnan has been associated with different start-up life insurance projects in India and abroad. His work experience spans across the areas of finance, business planning and strategy, product development and pricing, corporate actuarial, operations, compliance and underwriting.

His accomplishments include pioneering concepts such as online Life Insurance, unit linked products with investment guarantees and free looks in India. He also led the project that resulted in the publication of the mortality experience of Indian insured lives 1994-96.

Mr. Gopalakrishnan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. He is a fellow member of the actuarial bodies of Canada, the UK and India. He is also an associate member of the Society of Actuaries (USA) and fellow member of the Insurance Institute of India.

He is actively involved in professional work in the Institute of Actuaries of India, where he is currently a member of the Council and Vice President.

Yateesh Srivastava

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Yateesh Srivastava
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Mr Yateesh Srivastava is the Chief Operating Officer at AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited.

Mr Srivastava has nearly twenty five years of varied experience spanning general management, marketing research, advertising, internet entrepreneurship and marketing. Prior to joining AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited, he worked as the Marketing Director with Centurion Bank of Punjab and before that was the Chief Marketing Officer of YES Bank. In his advertising career, he has worked with Lintas, Ambience Publicis and Triton Communications where he handled a plethora of brands spanning FMCG, automobiles, telecom, consumer durables and financial services.

At AEGON Religare, Mr Srivastava is responsible for the company’s product development&management, branding &communications, new business and policy servicing operations, sales operations, underwriting & claims, infrastructure &facilities, IT & BPM and customer service.

Mr. Srivastava has a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Delhi. 

 

Saibal Ghosh

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Saibal Ghosh
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Mr. Saibal Ghosh is the Chief Investment Officer of AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited since 2007. Prior to joining AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited, Mr. Ghosh assumed the responsibility as Chief Investment Officer of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited. Mr. Ghosh has over 20 years of experience in the capital markets starting his career as a Management Trainee with Sahara India financial Corporation Limited. He has always been involved in Fund management and has extensive experience in both Fixed Income and Equity Market.

Mr. Ghosh is a Post Graduate in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISW&BM) with majors in Finance.

Rajeev chug

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Rajeev Chugh
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Mr Chugh joined ARLI in January 2008 as Financial Controller to handlefinancial planning, financial accounting, banking, payables, taxation, general ledger controls and systems, financial reporting, investments back/mid-office and management information (MI).

He has spent around 15 years in various areas including auditing, assurance, operational finance and project management with focus on the insurance industry since it was opened up to the private sector. Mr Chugh previously worked with Deloitte, PwC and AXA Business Services. He is a chartered accountant.

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CHIEF RISK OFFICER & APPOINTED ACTUARY

Patrick Curtin
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Mr. Patrick Curtin is the Chief Risk Officer & Appointed Actuary of AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited.

Mr. Curtin has been with Aegon since 2006 in a variety of risk and actuarial roles across Ireland, USA and The Netherlands. Most recently he worked in Group Risk with oversight responsibilities for Aegon UK, Ireland and Spain. Prior to Aegon, he also worked with Towers Watson and Andersen

Mr. Curtin holds a Bachelors Degree in Actuarial & Financial Studies from University College Dublin. He is a Fellow of the actuarial bodies of the UK, Ireland and India. He has also attained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Amit Roy 

CHIEF AGENCY OFFICER

Amit Kumar Roy
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Mr Amit Kumar Roy is the Chief Agency Officer at AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited. He is responsible for the Agency and Direct Distribution Channels of the Company.

Mr Amit Kumar Roy has more than twenty two years of experience in life insurance with a track record of developing profitable distribution channels for Life Insurance companies across India. With wide exposure in various departments of the Life Insurance Industry like Product Development, Underwriting, Claims, Policy Servicing and Operational Excellence; he has rich experience of developing distribution offices of Life Insurance Companies across the country.

Prior to joining AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited, he worked as Head of Top Cities in Sales & Distribution with Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited and before that he was the Head of the West Zone at Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited. He has also worked with Life Insurance Corporation of India.

Mr Roy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Physics Honours from University of Ranchi.

Debmalya Maitra

HEAD - AUDIT RISK & COMPLIANCE

Debmalya Maitra
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Mr Debmalya Maitra is the Head of Audit, Risk & Compliance at AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited.

Prior to joining AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited, Mr Maitra was with HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited as Head Audit & Risk Management. He has over twenty five years of rich experience in the area of Audit and Risk in financial services companies, banking and insurance. He has worked with firms such as Lovelock and Lewes, SBI Home Finance and Centurion Bank of Punjab during the course of his career.

Mr Maitra holds a Bachelors Degree in commerce and is a Chartered Accountant.

Saba Adil

HEAD TALENT

Saba Adil
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Ms Adil has a Master’s Degree in HR with more than 14 years of experience in various areas of Human Resources from talent sourcing, management to development. She has led HR roles in Business HR, performance management, total rewards, employee relations, talent management and development, learning and development and driving culture changes.

Ms Adil joined AEGON Religare in April 2007 and is responsible for conceptualizing and driving people practices across the organization. Since joining AEGON Religare at the project stage, she established the HR framework and led various HR interventions aimed at meeting organization objectives. Major accomplishments include hiring of the leadership team, establishing a sustainable talent framework, as well as keeping best practices in performance management, HR automation and total reward strategy.

Parasuraam S

DIRECTOR- BUSINESS ALLIANCES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Parasuraam S
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Mr. Parasuraam is the Head of Business Alliances & Business Development at AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited. He is responsible for Third Party Distribution for the company and for adding distribution capabilities to existing channels as well as identifying new partners like Brokers and Banks which can add scale to the organisation. Prior to joining ARLIC in September 2008,

Mr. Parasuraam was with Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Company as Assistant Vice President – Alternate Channels . He has a well -rounded experience of over 12 years in the Life Insurance Industry in Agency Sales, Bancassurance and Third Party Distribution. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University.

Vishal Gupta

HEAD – E-COMMERCE

Vishal Gupta
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Mr Vishal Gupta is responsible for the E-Commerce Channel of the Company. Mr Gupta has over 18 years of blended work experience in Business Development, Global Operations and Corporate Strategy with cross-industries like eCommerce, Travel, BPO, Facility Management.

Mr Gupta has previously worked with ISS Facility Service as the Chief Strategy Officer; with Cleartrip.com as Vice President where he was a part of the start-up team and helped the business develop its online presence. Prior to that, he has worked with Sutherland Global Services as a General Manager. He has also been an entrepreneur where he incubated an internet start-up and built a steady stream of revenue and profits.

Mr Gupta is trained in 6 Sigma tools, ISO, COPC, and PCMM® quality standards and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a degree in Masters in Business Administration