Vasudevan Seshadri

Head Corporate Finance at Tata Coffee

Vasudevan Seshadri has a diverse and extensive work experience spanning several industries. Vasudevan started their career in 1992 at Wipro Infotech Limited where they handled sales accounting, MIS, and treasury functions. Vasudevan then moved on to Ceat Financial Services Limited in 1995, where they played a role in business development and management of lease and hire purchase finance.

In 1998, they joined iGate Global Solutions Limited as a manager in finance, overseeing the setting up and running of the finance and administration function at the Chennai facility. Vasudevan played a key role in the IPO through the book-building process.

From 2000 to 2001, Vasudevan worked as a senior manager in finance at Satyam Infoway Limited, leading the finance and accounting function for one of the subsidiary companies.

Vasudevan joined Cairn Energy India Pty Limited in 2001 as a senior manager in finance, controlling the finance function for two unincorporated joint ventures and managing the SAP implementation project for Cairn India.

In 2008, they became the chief financial officer of Soundarya Deccorators Private Limited, directing and coordinating the finance function and playing a key role in the company's financial and legal due diligence process.

From 2010 to 2011, they worked as the vice president of business finance at Sanmar Foundries Limited, spearheading the business financial reporting and streamlining working capital requirements.

Vasudevan then became the chief financial officer of Manali Petrochemicals Limited from 2011 to 2014, leading the finance function and strengthening bank consortium arrangements.

From 2014 to 2018, they held multiple senior roles at Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited, including the senior vice president of finance and accounts. Vasudevan implemented financial and management reporting processes to enhance timely and accurate reporting.

Currently, Vasudevan is the head of corporate finance at Tata Coffee Limited, where they have reviewed and strengthened financial and statutory reporting and enhanced the quality and timeliness of reporting.

Throughout their career, Vasudevan has consistently demonstrated their expertise in finance and accounting, strategic management, and process improvement.

Vasudevan Seshadri's education history begins with their schooling at Sir M Venkatasubbarao Boys School in Chennai from 1977 to 1984. During this time, they did not earn any specific degrees or study any particular field. Following their secondary education, they enrolled at Vidya Mandir Sr. Secondary School in Chennai from 1984 to 1986, where they completed their XII Std. with a focus on accountancy, commerce, and economics.

After completing their secondary education, Vasudevan attended RKM Vivekananda College in Chennai from 1986 to 1989. There, they earned a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree, studying subjects such as accountancy, commerce, economics, and law. In parallel, they also attended the Institute of Cost Accountants of India from 1986 to 1989, where they obtained a degree in AICWA, specializing in cost accounting.

In 1989, Vasudevan began their studies at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, completing the program in 1992. During their time there, they pursued a degree in ACA, emphasizing accounting and finance. Additionally, from 1990 to 1991, they furthered their education at The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, earning a degree in ACS with a focus on company law, secretarial studies, and related subjects.

Based on the available information, Vasudevan Seshadri demonstrates a comprehensive academic background in accounting, finance, company law, and secretarial studies.


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  • Head Corporate Finance

    June, 2019 - present

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