National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC), India’s leading provider of integrated commodity and collateral management services of agri-commodities, has announced the appointment of Mr. Deepak L. Kaku as its new Chief Finance Officer (CFO), effective 1st February 2022.
He takes over the reins from Mr. Vinod Kumar Garg who has decided to 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 UP / Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu.
Mr. Deepak will be based in Mumbai and will be focusing on Finance & 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 & Finance, designing and executing financial strategies, and driving value creation through strategic business partnering and technology leverage.
Mr. Deepak L. Kaku – Chief Finance Officer (CFO), NBHC said, “I am honored to join NBHC, a company working in the Agricultural 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’.
Mr. 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 center operations with Senior Management accountability.
His experience spans varied sectors such as Financial Services, Realty, Education / Publication Manufacturing, etc. He was previously associated with Navneet Education Limited (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.
Mr. Deepak is a Qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a proud recipient of ‘The Financial Express CFO Award’ and is an alumnus of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and Jai Hind College – Mumbai.