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Management Team

Leading a company, such as DHFL requires leaders with special insights to understand and balance the ever-growing needs of our customers with the unrelenting demand for corporate performance.

Mr. Kapil Wadhawan, Chairman & Managing Director

DHFL is led by Mr. Kapil Wadhawan, Chairman and Managing Director. An MBA (Finance) from Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia, he is ably supported by a team of more than 1318 professionals who are highly motivated, self driven and committed to providing the highest quality of service to the Company’s customers.

The move from Executive Director on the board of DHFL to Chairman & Managing Director in October 2000 was as well-deserved as it was challenging for Mr. Kapil Wadhawan. From innovative steps to make DHFL a world class financial services Company, to being widely recognized as an industry expert, from a dynamic leader to a quick-decision maker, he is a man eagerly sought by policy makers and business leaders alike, on matters relating to the financial services sector. Mr. Wadhawan contributes immensely to philanthropy and the weaker sections of the society.

Mr. Harshil Mehta, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Harshil Mehta is Chief Executive Officer of DHFL, one of India’s leading housing finance company. He was MD and CEO of Aadhar Housing Finance since the Company’s inception in 2011, until January 2015 when he assumed office of the CEO of DHFL.

Aadhar HFC is a joint initiative of DHFL and International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, aimed at enabling access to home finance amongst low income group customers in the developing States of India.

Mr. Mehta’s earlier stints include prominent entities like ICICI Bank, Transamerica Commercial Finance, Chicago, a leader in Inventory Financing & Fortune 500 Company and Whirlpool, India. In his second stint with Transamerica’s Indian business, he set up its Indian subsidiary and launched the inventory finance program that subsequently became part of ICICI Bank post acquisition by the latter; where he worked in several capacities including Head of Home Loans, Head of Service Quality, Business Head – Real Estate (Property Services & Consulting) before heading ICICI Home Finance as the Managing Director & CEO.

Mr. Mehta’s 25 years of leadership experience spans diverse financial services functions including credit appraisal, operations and service quality.

Mr. Harshil Mehta is an MSc. from Mumbai University, and a MBA (Finance) from Graduate School of Business, Mississippi State University, USA.
In his leisure time, he likes to travel.

Board of Directors

DHFL is driven by qualified and motivated professionals, committed to providing efficient and cost-effective financial services to our customers. They endeavor to make DHFL the finest organization to work for and to do business with, every time.

Board of Directors

Mr. Kapil Wadhawan

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Dheeraj Wadhawan

Non-Executive Director

Mr. G. P. Kohli

Independent Director

Mr. V. K. Chopra

Independent Director

Mr. M. Venugopalan

Independent Director

Ms. Vijaya Sampath

Independent Director

Dr. Rajiv Kumar

Additional Director (Independent Director)


This is to inform you that Mr. Ajay Vazirani, Independent Director of the Company has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from 31st October, 2014 and the Board of Directors of the Company by way of passing a circular resolution has accepted his resignation.

This is to inform you that Caledonia Investments Plc. had withdrawn the nomination of Mr. Kaikhushru Vicaji Taraporevala, (being a Nominee Director) from the Directorship of the Company with effect from 22nd November, 2014. The Board of Directors, through resolution by circulation as per the provisions of Section 175 of Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder have considered and accepted the withdrawal of nomination of Mr. Kaikhushru Vicaji Taraporevala from the Directorship of the Company, with effect from 22nd November, 2014.