Managing Director & CEO – India
Avinash is a highly experienced, execution-focused senior leader with a strong, global background and brings more than 3 decades of experience and a vast network of business relationships. Avinash has worked extensively in financial services including M&A, equity and debt financing, private equity placement and advisory across the EMENA and Asia.
Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet in 2021, Avinash worked with Rabo Equity Advisors where he was the Managing Director since 2018. Over the years, he has held various leadership positions including recently as Head of Deloitte India's Financial Advisory Services business. He has worked in senior positions across geographies and products in various institutions such as HSBC, UBS, Barings, Citibank, Falcon Capital, and Alpen Capital. In his initial years in the USA, he also worked as an equity analyst covering the Oil Services sector at Wedbush Morgan Securities (Los Angeles) and Howard Weil (New Orleans).
Avinash has an MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University (Deans List with full fellowship) and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi.
Avinash sits on the National Executive Committees of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).