Ramnath (Ram) is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. Ram brings with him over 30 years of experience having worked in leading corporations like BASF, IL&FS, Fujitsu ICIM (now Zensar Technologies) and Rallis India. Ram has been with BASF, since 1996 and held various positions including CFO at BASF India Limited till 2010, Director Finance and Controlling at the regional HQ based at Hong Kong for 3 years and finally Managing Director at BASF Lanka. Ram was also a Director on the Board of various companies of BASF in India. He has been involved in various capacities ranging from Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Corporate Strategy, Business apart from leading the Finance function for most part of his career.
Ram has keen interest in sports. Apart from cricket, he loves basketball which he played during his school days. Weekend trekking is another area of interest. He also generally likes to try different cuisines and has good ear for music. Recently he has also taken liking to Golf.
Ram is Executive Director and Lead CFO Partner at Practus (MyCFO in India). Ram is a key member of Practus Leadership team and leads the Finance Effectiveness practice wherein he works with CFOs and Finance teams of Mid to Large corporates in improving the effectiveness of the Finance function across a spectrum of industries.