National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC), India’s leading provider of integrated commodity and collateral management services of agri-commodities, has announced the appointment of Deepak L. Kaku as its new Chief Finance Officer (CFO), effective February 1, 2022.
He has taken over the reins from Vinod Kumar Garg who will continue as Business Head & SVP for Micro Agri Commodities Lending (Commodity Lite) & Banking Correspondent Businesses of NBHC. He would further oversee the banking relationships for the collateral management business and will also lead the asset management businesses in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Deepak will be based in Mumbai and will be focusing on finance and strategic Initiatives. In addition, he will closely work with the leadership team members to implement NBHC’s strategy to achieve business expansion and profitable growth, followed by enhancing the managerial efficiencies in accounts and finance, designing and executing financial strategies, and driving value creation through strategic business partnering and technology leverage.
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Underlining his appointment, Deepak L. Kaku said, “I am honoured to join NBHC, a company working in the agriculture sector which is core to the growth of India. I am confident that the company is well-positioned to capture the market opportunities and achieve further growth. I look forward to leading the finance division by partnering with the senior leadership team to fasten the company’s strategic growth and tech-driven initiatives, as also work closely with our stakeholders, thereby contributing to the delivery of the company’s growth strategy.”
Deepak is a seasoned professional holding rich experience of more than 22 years in the finance and strategy domain. A resolute professional with extensive techno-commercial experience in corporate finance, strategy & business planning, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, accounting, taxation, business development, management reporting, and managing profit centre operations with senior management accountability.
His experience spans varied sectors such as financial services, realty, education and publication manufacturing. Before joining National Bulk Handling Corporation, he was previously associated with Navneet Education (Navneet Group) as Group Chief Financial Officer. In the past, he has been associated with ANZ Capital, Samira Habitat, Intelenet Global Services and Stream Global Services. Deepak is a chartered accountant. He is also a recipient of ‘The Financial Express CFO Award’ and is an alumnus of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and Jai Hind College – Mumbai, NHBC has informed.