AyurVAID Team

Rajiv Vasudevan, MD and CEO

Rajiv_CEORajiv, an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC) and a B.Tech(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC), has served as Country Head, Motorola PSG, India & SAARC; CEO-Technopark; CEO-NEST Technologies, and Regional Manager, Godrej & Boyce EBE.

Rajiv served on the Kerala LHO Board of Directors of State Bank of India (India’s biggest bank) for 3 years from 2003-2005, and on the Board of Governors of his alma mater NITC for 8 years from 2003-2010.

Rajiv is a Founding-Charter Member of TiE-Kerala; Member of the 1st Technical Committee set up by the Government of India for formulation of NABH Standards for Ayurveda Hospitals; and Chairman of the 1st Core Group on Ayurveda set up at a national level by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the apex industry body, in 2016. Rajiv is responsible for providing overall organisational leadership and to align team efforts with AyurVAID's strategic vision.

Shashidhar S K, CFO & Company Secretary

shahidhar s kMr.Shashidhar S K brings with him more than 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, with his expertise encompassing entire span of corporate finance, corporate governance, strategy, fund raising, treasury, forex, international contracts, risk management, legal and business operations.

His previous assignment was with WaterHealth Inc as Vice President & Global CFO. He served as a CFO & Company Secretary with Tata Advanced Materials Ltd for more than 8 years. Earlier to this, he was a CFO & Company Secretary with the Inlaks Group for more than 10 years. He has also held senior finance positions with Carrier Refrigeration and Glaxo SmithKline.

Mr.Shashidhar SK Graduated in Commerce from Bangalore University and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA, UK), Fellow Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA, UK), Associate Cost & Management Accountant (ACMA, ICAI), Fellow of Company Secretaries (FCS, ICSI) and carries Professional Certification in Enterprise Risk Management from the Singapore Management University.

Rajesh Shah, CIO

Mr. Rajesh Shah_CIO As Global Delivery Head for Siebel CRM at Hewlett Packard (HP) India, Rajesh successfully managed global delivery, transition & transformation and service management engagements; led delivery excellence and presales pursuits. Rajesh has over 25 years of application delivery experience in CRM, ERP and Customer loyalty across North America, Europe and Asia.

He has successfully led and managed several application development and management initiatives for marquee customers across Hi-tech, Manufacturing, Automotive, CPG, Transportation, Healthcare & Hospitality domains. He has led presale pursuits for CRM & large application outsourcing initiatives.

Rajesh brings deep experience in global delivery, client engagement, program & project management, vendor management and people management to AyurVAID. An Engineer and MBA with project management certifications from PMI (PMP and Agile-ACP), Rajesh leads development of AyurVAID’s futuristic digital platform based on the world class NetSuite solution that encompasses integrated CRM, ERP and eCommerce capabilities on a unified database, on the cloud.

Meera Haridas, Vice President

Ms. Meera Haridas_VP Meera Haridas brings with her more than 28 years experience in the BFS sector across large Corporates in the Public Sector and NBFC space. She has been a part of major strategic planning & business transformation programs, re-branding and post branding exercises at large organizations. Her most recent assignment was Head of Marketing at Manappuram Finance Ltd one of the leading NBFCs in India.

Her previous assignments include at UTI Mutual Fund and Bank of Baroda as well as Marketing Consultant and Corporate Trainer. She has held office in various capacities including setting of UTI’s Coimbatore Branch. Extensively playing significant role in channel management and product development at Unit Trust of India, at Bank of Baroda she headed the Marketing and PR functions initiating some of the major Marketing strategies and Brand transformations during 2008-2015. During her stint the Bank of Baroda and Manappuram Finance Ltd have received several accolades for being Best Brands/ Corporate Governance and CSR. Meera Haridas was listed among the Top 100 Most Influential Marketers by World Marketing Congress in Nov 2016.

She has represented her organizations on various fora including IBA/ D&B/ CII besides publishing articles on various management subjects including Banking and Financial Services marketing.

She has been a guest speaker for Executive Development Programs at various institutes like National Institute of Bank Management, Pune / National Institute of Securities Market (erstwhile UTI ICM) Mumbai. She has also been for guest lecturer for Management Students in some prominent colleges including the WE School Mumbai.

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