Anami N Roy Reappointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Bajaj Finserv
A. N. Roy is reappointed as a non-executive Independent Director of Bajaj Finserv Limited for a second term of 5 years, with effect from January 1, 2024, subject to the approval of shareholders.
Roy is a former civil servant, having served in the Indian Police Service in Maharashtra and the Government of India for over 38 years. He retired as Director General of Police, Maharashtra. While in service, he headed the operations of the elite Special Protection Group, looking after the proximate security of the Prime Minister, former PMs, and their families.
He was appointed advisor to the Governor of Andhra Pradesh when the state was under the president’s rule in 2014. In that capacity, he discharged the responsibilities as a minister of many departments of the state, like Home, Industry and Commerce, Housing, PWD, Health, Medical Education, and Social Welfare. He also dealt with the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh into two states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and supervised the general elections of 2014 in both states. Post-retirement, Roy is engaged in the social and non-profit sectors.
He runs a not-for-profit company, Vandana Foundation, to support the livelihoods of the poorest of the poor in urban and rural areas, largely the widows of farmers who committed suicide. He is on the Board of Directors of Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals, Siemens Limited, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited, Bajaj Finance Limited, Bajaj Housing Finance Limited, Bajaj Auto Limited, and Finolex Industries Limited. He is on the India advisory boards of Encore Capital Group of the USA, TrueNorth Private Equity Fund, and Citibank.