G S Sundararajan is currently the Group Director, Shriram Group. He joined Shriram Group as the Managing Director of Shriram Capital Ltd, the Holding Company of Shriram Group's financial services and Insurance businesses across India and overseas. Sundararajan's experience in the Asian market and his understanding of the major countries and the business opportunities therein have together made Sanlam Emerging Markets induct him into their Board in South Africa.
In his capacity as Group Director, Mr. Sundararajan is director on the Board of these subsidiaries and provides oversight in critical areas of strategic growth opportunities for each of these companies. Specifically Mr. Sundararajan is responsible for the Retail and MSME business housed in Shriram City Union Finance and the life and non-life insurance businesses housed in the two Insurance ventures in collaboration with Sanlam, South Africa. He is the designated owner for leading the banking initiative for the group which is one of the key value-enhancing forays into the near future for this financial conglomerate.
Prior to this, Mr. Sundararajan was the CEO & Managing Director of Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd. , a registered Non Banking Finance Company catering to the financial services needs of the retail and commercial mass markets. He was also the Managing Director of Fullerton Enterprises Private Limited., a KPO, which had formed a strategic alliance with the Centurion Bank of Punjab to jointly drive the SME business.
Mr. Sundararajan was nominated to the Boards of two Financial Services investments of Temasek in China, one in Nanjing for the SME Business and the other in Chengdu in their Village Bank franchise. He was an integral part of Temasek's vision for India in the Banking and Financial Services space that went on to become the fastest growing and largest networked Finance Company in the country.
Earlier to this, he was the Managing Director and Head of Citibank’s SME and Asset Based Finance business in India. He had an exceptional stint at Citibank where he built the SME and ABF business of the bank across the country.
He started his career in Sales with Eicher Mitsubishi and went on to head the captive finance arm of this company in India.
Mr. Sundararajan holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Coimbatore and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.