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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. Deo Shankar Tripathi, President & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Deo Shankar Tripathi is President and Chief Operating Officer of DHFL. He is also a Management Committee (MC) member of the Company.

Mr. Tripathi brings to DHFL over 36 years of commercial banking experience. He joined the Union Bank of India in 1977 as Probationary Officer and held diverse positions, managing varied portfolios before being elevated to the level of Top Executive Grade. He holds the distinction of heading premier zones of the Bank, namely Mumbai and New Delhi. His wealth of experience spans several locations across Uttar Pradesh as well.

On functional expertise, Mr. Tripathi has managed varied roles covering Corporate Finance & Credit Management, Retail Banking, NPA Management, Rural Banking, Resources Mobilisation, Customer Relationship Management, Branch Network Expansion and HR Management.

A post graduate in Chemistry from Lucknow and a certified Associate of Institute of Bankers, he has attended various management leadership and other training programmes in leading institutions across India and overseas. He is a prolific Guest Speaker, and has spent valuable time coaching young minds on management expertise.

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

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. V. K. Chopra

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. M. Venugopalan

Non-Executive Independent Director

Ms. Vijaya Sampath

Additional Director (Non-Executive 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.