MAKING GREAT STRIDES
Under Mr. Anirban’s able leadership, TFCI has been making progress by leaps and bounds. Established as a premier tourism financing institution, TFCI has acted as a catalyst in creation of infrastructure in hospitality segment in over 3 decades of its existence. Mr. Anirban is responsible for charting out growth strategies for the firm, derisking its business portfolio, ensuring its net interest margin, besides increasing its overall income and intends to make it a major player in the financial services sector. Under his leadership, TFCI is diversifying in segments like healthcare, pharma, education, logistics, packaging, etc.
He was born in a family of academicians. His father was a headmaster in a government school, and his mother was a school teacher. After completing B. Tech from the University of Kolkata in 1993, he pursued a postgraduate degree in Financial Management from the Mumbai University. He also completed a management development programme from the IIM Ahmedabad.
AN ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER
Mr. Anirban embarked on his career in Voltas in the year 1993. He was also associated with IFCI from 1999 to 2003, where he advised corporates across sectors on assignments spanning different products and services related to financial advisory, project appraisal, due diligence, capital restructuring, loan syndication, and credit monitoring. Thereafter, he joined Axis Bank & worked his way up as EVP in 2014. He headed various divisions from SME, Relationship Management Group, Capital Market and Structured Finance. He has also served as the Deputy CEO of Axis Capital Ltd. where he developed Transformational Roadmap from the ECM-focused Investment Banking house to an advisory led Investment Banking model.
A FOCUSED LEADER
His leadership reflects a commitment to make an impact. In a short period, he has successfully managed to overhaul the various processes of TFCI such as appraisal, monitoring mechanism, business development, IT systems, HR policies, and much more. Currently, he is focussing on setting up an advisoryled investment banking process at TFCI. He believes that work-life balance plays a key role in boosting one’s productivity, morale, engagement, & innovation. He enjoys reading fiction and listening to classical Hindi music & Rabindra Sangeet.