Ramesh brings in more than 28 years of management experience in the areas of audit, financial management and planning, risk management, funding and treasury management, project financing, business strategy, project evaluation, business modeling and valuations, accounting, statutory and management reporting.
Ramesh joined Empower in March 2004 and is responsible for and contributes in achieving its business plans and sets strategic direction and policies relating to financial and treasury management, accounting, billing and IT activities of the organization.
Ramesh is also a board member of Empower Logstor Insulated Pipe Systems (ELIPS), a strategic joint venture between Empower and Logstor of Denmark the world’s largest pre-insulated pipe manufacturer.
Prior to joining Empower, Ramesh was with TECOM, a subsidiary of Dubai Holding which was set up by the Dubai government to support the development of knowledge based businesses in the Emirate.
Between 1993 and 2000, he was with a large regional group, where he held senior management level positions handling finance and systems functions. Between 1990 and 1993, Ramesh was with A.F. Ferguson & Co, (an affiliate of KPMG, USA) a leading audit and management consulting firm in India.
Ramesh started his professional career in 1987 with Whirlpool Corporation in India. He is a Bachelor in Commerce and holds the following professional qualifications from India and USA.
Chartered Accountant, ACA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Cost Accountant, AICWA, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India
Company Secretary, ACS, Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Certified Public Accountant, CPA, AICPA, USA
Certified Management Accountant, CMA, Institute of Management Accountants, USA
Certified in Financial Management, CFM, Institute of Management Accountants, USA
Certified Information System Auditor, CISA, ISACA, USA
Certified Financial Analyst, CFA, CFA Institute, USA