President – Asset Management , Insurance and International Business at Kotak Mahindra Group Mr. Gaurang Shah is President – Asset Management , Insurance and International Business at Kotak Mahindra Group and is responsible for Life Insurance, General Insurance, New Pension Scheme, Asset Management and the International business of the Kotak Mahindra Group. He took over this assignment on May 1, 2010. He is also a member of the Operating Management Committee of the Kotak Mahindra Group. Prior to this, Mr. Shah was the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Limited. Mr. Shah has over 32 years of rich and varied experience primarily in the Financial Services sector, several of which are with the Kotak Mahindra Group. He has held several positions of high responsibility over the years, including, inter alia, the Head of Retail Assets at Kotak Mahindra Bank. He was also closely associated with Kotak Mahindra Primus (a joint venture between Kotak Mahindra Group and Ford Credit International), among India’s leading automobile finance companies. Mr. Shah is a merit ranked Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary.