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Mr S K Roy
Director
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Mr B Lahiri
Director
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Mr D Mukerjee
Chairman
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Mr Dipankar Chatterji
Director
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Mr A K Mukhuty
Director
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Mr K Balasubramanian
Director
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Mr Abhishek Tantia
MD & CEO
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  • Mr S K Roy

  • Director

  • Padmashri Mr S K Roy, Managing Director of Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd., was earlier a Director of West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. He is currently the Chairman of Peerless Hotels Ltd. and Kaizen Hotels & Resorts Ltd. He is also a Director on the Boards of Peerless Securities Ltd., Peerless Hospitex Hospital & Research Center Ltd., Bengal Peerless Housing Development Co. Ltd., Peerless Trust Management Co. Ltd., Peerless Developers Ltd., besides being Director of some other prominent Companies. Mr. Roy is a Member of the Executive Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).

    Mr Roy is a philanthropist par excellence and a devout follower of Swami Vivekanand and is actively involved with Ram Krishna Mission. He was conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri award on March 31, 2009 by the then President of India Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Patil.



  • Mr B Lahiri

  • Director

  • Mr B Lahiri is presently the Deputy Managing Director of Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd. He was an Advocate, City Civil & Sessions Court at Calcutta and High Court at Calcutta, besides being a Member of W. B. State Bar Council. Mr Lahiri is also a Director on the Boards of Peerless Hotels Ltd., Peerless Securities Ltd. and Kaizen Leisure & Holidays Ltd.



  • Mr Dipankar Chatterji

  • Director

  • Mr Dipankar Chatterji, 65, is First Class B.Com (Hons) and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. After a 3 year stint in an MNC, he joined L. B. Jha & Co., Chartered Accountants in 1975. Presently, he is a Senior Partner of the firm. Mr.Chatterji has been on the Board of Directors of a large number of companies including four nationalised banks, a public sector mutual fund, an associate company of State Bank of India. Presently, he is a Director of Union Bank of India. Besides, he is also the Chairman of The Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd. and the Vice-President of one of the top 10 B-Schools in the country.

    Mr Chatterji had been member of many committees set up by RBI and NABARD, IBA, Govt. of Assam, Govt. of West Bengal. He was a member of Kelkar Committee on Direct Taxes. He was a member of Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Govt. of India and was one of the Founder Members of the Services Export Promotion Council set up by Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India. Mr. Chatterji was a member of the Indo-UK Accountancy Task Force. He was appointed by the Planning Commission, Government of India on the Steering Panel for the 11th Five Year Plan for the North East. He was member of two Expert Committees set up by Finance Ministry, Govt. of West Bengal and is a member of a Standing Committee set up by Ministry of Health, Govt. of West Bengal. Mr. Chatterji has addressed seminars and conferences in London, New York, Beijing, Los Angeles, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Dhaka, Kathmandu and other parts of the world.

    Mr Chatterji was the Chairman of the Auditing Practices Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was also the Chairman of Eastern India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a member of National Council of CII and is presently Chairman of National Committee on Accounting Standards of CII.



  • Mr A K Mukhuty

  • Director

  • Mr A K Mukhuty, 68 years, is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He is associated with Peerless for the last 37 years when he joined Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd. (PGFI) in 1980 as an Accountant. Presently, Mr. Mukhuty is the Chief Financial Officer of PGFI and is heading both Finance & Treasury Departments.

    Mr Mukhuty is also a member of the Board of Directors of Peerless Securities Ltd., Peerless Commodities Ltd. , Kaizen Leisure & Holidays Ltd. and Sikha Holdings Pvt. Ltd.



  • Mr K Balasubramanian

  • Director

  • Mr K Balasubramanian, 60 years, is a Law Graduate and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is the Company Secretary of The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd. at present. Mr Balasubramanian has over two decades of experience in various facets of Corporate Legal and Secretarial disciplines. He has authored several articles of interest on corporate legal issues published in leading journals.



  • Mr Deepak Mukerjee

  • Chairman

  • Former Managing Director & CEO of IDBI Bank Ltd. Currently, Director of The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited and Peerless Hospitex Hospital & Research Center Ltd.



  • Mr Abhishek Tantia

  • MD & CEO

  • Mr. Abhishek Tantia graduated with Honours in Commerce from the University of Burdwan and is a Chartered Accountant. He has done his PGDM (Finance & Marketing) from SCMHRD. He is a Finance and Marketing Professional with 10+ years of leadership experience in Financial Services. He was the CFO of Peerless Securities Ltd previously and prior to that he has worked with Reliance Securities Ltd and CRISIL as a Marketer and Research Analyst.