Rupen Jhaveri is the Group President at Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL). In his role, Rupen is responsible for business development, strategy, M&A, capital allocation and corporate finance with a primary focus on financial services.
Rupen has close to two decades of experience across private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining PEL, he was the Managing Director of KKR India, a global investment firm. As part of the founding team in India, Rupen has led investments in Jio Platforms, Reliance Retail, Alliance Tires, Magma Fincorp (Poonawalla Finance), Dalmia Cement, Max Financial Services, Emerald Media, SBI Life Insurance, Bharti Infratel, HDFC Ltd and RE Sustainability.
Prior to KKR, Rupen has worked with Goldman Sachs & Co. in its Principal Investment Area (PIA), Warburg Pincus and Merrill Lynch.
Rupen is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Corporate Governance Council and the Global Investor Council of Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (IVCA). He holds a B.S., magna cum laude, from Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University. He has also been the recipient of The Economic Times and Fortune 40 under 40 Business Leader awards.
An avid cricketer and tennis player, Rupen pursuits also include social work in rural India.
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Group
Chief Executive Officer, Wholesale Lending, Piramal Enterprises Limited
Group General Counsel, Piramal Group
Chairman, Piramal Group
Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
MD, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Limited (PCHFL)
MD, Piramal Alternatives
CFO, Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL)
Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (IndiaRF)
President & Group CIO, Piramal Group
Group Director - Strategic Business
CEO, Piramal Foundation