Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar joins Poonawalla Fincorp as Group CHRO

Manish KumarPoonawalla Fincorp (earlier known as Magma Fincorp) has revamped and strengthened its leadership team. The company has named Manish Kumar as Group CHRO.

Kumar brings with him vast experience across the BFSI space with players like RBS, IDFC and ICICI bank. He has earlier driven transformations and will be driving people management for the group, according to a statement.

The company has also strengthened its leadership team with more new appointments.

Rajendra Tathare, with more than two and a half decades of experience in credit risk and policy formulation, has joined Poonawalla as Chief Credit Officer.

Tathare was last associated with Fullerton India as Head of Credit Underwriting and spent almost 15 years with them. Prior to that, Tathare has worked with HDFC Bank and brings in a strong knowledge of retail lending across various asset classes, the statement said.

Rashmi Prasad has joined Poonawalla Fincorp as Head Analytics. With rich experience of more than 16 years, she was last heading Analytics for Tata Capital and has been previously associated with players like Bajaj Finance and L&T Finance.