Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HDFC Life
Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry is the MD and CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Pvt. Ltd, a joint venture between HDFC Limited (one of the largest professionally managed and diversified financial conglomerates in India) and Standard Life Plc of UK. He has been with the company since January 2010. HDFC Life is today recognized as the premium brand in the insurance space and is one of the India’s largest private insurers. Before joining HDFC Life, he was the MD and CEO of Infosys BPO Ltd and was also heading the Testing unit of Infosys Technologies Ltd. He played a critical role in building the BPO company from its inception to an extremely profitable business with presence in eleven centers across seven countries. He started his career in 1987 with Bank of America and worked in diverse roles ranging from Head of Technology Investment Banking for Asia, Regional Finance Head for Wholesale Banking and Global Markets and Chief Finance Officer of Bank of America (India). He moved to Credit Lyonnais Securities in 2001 where he headed their investment banking franchise for South East Asia and structured finance practice for Asia before joining Infosys BPO in 2003. Mr. Chaudhry completed his Engineering in 1985 from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and MBA in 1987 from IIM, Ahmedabad.
He also serves on the Board of Manipal Global Education Services Limited a market leader in corporate and college education in various emerging markets and Shriram Transport Finance Co. Ltd one of the largest Non Banking Auto Finance companies in India.