SMFG India Credit Appoints Swaminathan Subramanian As Chief Operating Officer


Swaminathan Subramanian has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer by SMFG India Credit (formerly Fullerton India Credit). Swami, who formerly served as the company's Chief People Officer, will now oversee operations, technology, legal, enterprise services, human resources, and CSR in his newly upgraded position. Swami, who was a key player in the company's transformation agenda, brings to his current position a lot of expertise and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Shantanu Mitra, CEO & MD, SMFG India Credit, said in a statement, "I am happy to witness Swami's growth and his expanded role and responsibilities with us. In his enhanced role, he will lead our digital transformation, corporate legal initiatives, operational efficiency, and focus on building a strong infrastructure, as well as, prioritizing our people and community. This appointment reflects our commitment to developing and nurturing talented leaders who possess proven credentials and exhibit strong learning agility."

Chairman of SMFG India Credit, Noboyuki Kawabata, said “His exceptional understanding of the business, as well as dedication and hard work, have certainly made a significant impact to our India franchise and is reflected in his personal growth. As he transitions from his current role as CPO to COO, I am confident that his deep insights and strategic thinking will continue to further drive SMFG India Credit forward”.

Over the course of his more than 25 years of experience in MNCs and Indian Business Houses, Swami has held leadership positions in countries all over the world, including Africa, Asia, and the Middle East in addition to India. He was at Sterlite Power, leading the HR department as Group Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for India and Brazil, before returning to the SMFG India Credit family in May 2021. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with world-class organizations like Reliance Capital, JP Morgan, Barclays, Standard Chartered Bank, and Accenture. 

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