Ro­hit Sawh­ney be­comes CEO of In­dia Rat­ings and Re­search

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In­dia Rat­ings an­nounced the ap­point­ment of Ro­hit Sawh­ney as Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer (CEO) of In­dia Rat­ings and Re­search Pri­vate Ltd (Ind-Ra). “With his ex­ten­sive and diver­si­fied track record of lead­er­ship and ex­pe­ri­ence, I am con­fi­dent that as our new CEO in In­dia, Ro­hit will build upon In­dia Rat­ings mar­ketlead­ing rep­u­ta­tion for qual­ity, in­sight and ex­cel­lence. Ro­hit joins a great team at In­dia Rat­ings, at an ex­cit­ing time in the devel­op­ment of the lo­cal cap­i­tal mar­kets, and I am very much look­ing for­ward to work­ing with him,” said Brett Hem­s­ley, Fitch Group’s Head of Asia-Pacific.

Prior to join­ing In­dia Rat­ings, he had been at Royal Bank of Scot­land in var­i­ous roles, most re­cently as Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Head of Global Trans­ac­tion Ser­vices, Asia Pacific. He has also worked at ABN AMRO Bank and ANZ Grind­lays Bank.

Sawh­ney holds a BA (Hon­ours) Eco­nom­ics and a MA Eco­nom­ics from The Univer­sity of Delhi, In­dia. In­dia Rat­ings is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing In­dia’s credit mar­kets with ac­cu­rate, timely and prospec­tive credit opin­ions. Build­ing on a foun­da­tion of in­de­pen­dent think­ing, rig­or­ous an­a­lyt­ics, and an open and bal­anced ap­proach to­wards credit re­search, Ind-Ra cur­rently main­tains cov­er­age of cor­po­rate is­suers, fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions (which in­cludes banks and in­sur­ance com­pa­nies, finance and leas­ing com­pa­nies and man­aged funds), ur­ban lo­cal bod­ies, struc­tured finance and pro­ject finance.

Head­quar­tered in Mum­bai with six branch of­fices lo­cated at Ahmed­abad, Ben­galuru, Chen­nai, Delhi, Hy­der­abad and Kolkata, Ind-Ra is recog­nised by the Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Board of In­dia, the Re­serve Bank of In­dia and Na­tional Hous­ing Bank. In­dia Rat­ings is a 100%-owned sub­sidiary of the Fitch Group.

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