V. Ranganathan
Independent Director

V. Ranganathan is a B. Com, Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by qualification. Has a total experience of four decades in corporate sector and in consultancy. He handled read more Audit, Taxation, and Accounting work for 2yrs 3 months in S.Visvanathan & Co, Chartered Accountants.

Worked as officer grade in Oriental Fire and General Insurance Co Ltd for 3+years and managed the electronic data processing of western region offices.

13 year’s experience in Tube Investments of India Ltd & Murugappa Group and finally Group GM handling in charge of various taxation related works, including representation before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Corporate Restructuring, appearing in sick industries rehabilitation before BIFR, managing the family office of the promoters, and advising the various group companies on tax management and strategy.

Worked as Director for a period of 2 years in Coopers & Lybrand and PWC handling large tax advisory work for MNC clients and involved in FDI and business set up for Ford Motors in Chennai among other key activities.

17 years experience as Director/Partner in Ernst & Young LLP and 3+years senior advisor post retirement handling the task of building the Chennai and Hyderabad practice of E&Y in tax and regulatory space. Had taken numerous initiatives on client acquisition, carrying out strategic projects of very significant value in many industries in both Chennai and Hyderabad.

Served as advisory role in Srinidhi Investments, a PE fund based out of Mauritius and also a director cum mentor in Chevening Advisory P Ltd.