Independent and Non Executive Director
Mrs. Ritu Arora
is a respected professional, vastly experienced in the BFSI and FMCG industries, with a career spanning 19 years.
She has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets, with a passion for coaching and mentoring.
As an economy specialist she has deep appreciation of emerging global and domestic macro-economic trends and their business impact.
has held key responsibilities such as Investment management and governance, P&L strategy, corporate finance, Strategic tie ups, merger and acquisitions, treasury, procurement etc.
She is also presently the Non Executive Director of Canara Bank Securities Ltd.
Mrs. Arora is founding member of one of the fastest growing life insurance company Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Co Ltd where she holds the responsibility of Chief Investment Officer and Head Procurements.
team manage over Rs.10,000 cr. of capital market investments.
has worked with some of the most respected FMCG companies.
She began her career in 1996 at Marico Industries, and later moved to Gillette India Limited.
In 2002, she
joined Coca Cola India treasury.
During these years she
had extensive exposure to different corporate Finance responsibilities, commercial finance, treasury, mergers & acquisitions, export markets etc.
After successful assignments in the FMCG industry, Mrs. Arora moved to the BFSI industry when she joined MetLife India Insurance in 2004 to head Investment and Treasury.
played an important role in launching ULIPS, strategic distribution tie-ups and piloted and implemented the global investment management system in India.
has been widely recognized by the industry as economy and capital markets expert, and has been frequently featured in the national business media.
was awarded "Leading Women in Finance" by Women in Leadership Forum India and "Women Leader of Choice" Award in 2013 by WILL.
is a frequent speaker at CII
and ASSOCHAM industry conferences and Women in Leadership Forum.
was also invited to speak at the Asia Investment Summit for Insurance
in Singapore in 2013 and 2014 wherein her
recent presentation on Currency Turmoil was very much appreciated.
has a passion for coaching and mentoring senior management talent.
She has a post graduate in Executive Coaching from CFI and has been certified in Mentoring by the Indian School of Business.
An alumnus of SP Jain Institute of Management and Research(1996), Mrs. Arora is a graduate of commerce and a gold medalist lady topper from Osmania University.
is also a post graduate from ICWAI
(Institute of Cost and Works Accountants).