Sujan Sinha is a senior professional in the financial services industry, especially in the retail side of it, having spent more than 30 years in various banks and financial institutions, after joining SBI as a Probationary Officer in 1981. Prior to joining the Shriram Group as the Managing Director & C.E.O. of Shriram Housing Finance Limited in November 2010, he was one of the important members of the core retail team of Axis Bank (erstwhile UTI Bank), setting up and heading the retail lending business of the bank, including the retail mortgage business, for more than 7 years.
He had been involved with various other retail initiatives of the bank and had served as the bank's nominee on the boards of NBFCs in which Axis Bank had financial stake. Shriram Housing Finance Limited, a subsidiary of the Shriram group's flagship company, Shriram City Union Finance Ltd., is the most recent addition to the group's stables and has just completed a full year's business. In this short span of time Shriram Housing has been able to set up more than 43 branches spread across 14 states of the country and with more than 200 employees on its rolls.