leadership team

Leadership Team

Mr. Sanjay D PalveChief Executive Officer

Sanjay is our Chief Executive Officer, engaging with the leadership team in the journey to build an enabling eco-system to restore high growth and profitability in the NBFC business. Apart from leading RFL as its Chief Executive Officer, Sanjay also holds the position of Managing Director in its subsidiary company - Religare Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited. Here, he oversees and provides strategic direction to the Housing Finance Business in its journey to scale up and be recognized as one of the leading players in the segment.

Sanjay holds post qualification experience of 21 years in Financial Services business across the spectrum of Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance, Structured Finance, Financial Restructuring, Investment Banking, Retail Asset Lending and Loan Syndication, with an excellent track record in building and leading large financial businesses. He has worked with reputed organizations such as Yes Bank Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd and L&T in the past.

He joined Yes Bank in 2004, when the bank just started commercial operations, and over his Tenure of 13+ years, he handled various businesses such as corporate finance, corporate banking, structured finance, and priority sector lending and loan syndication. He was part of the core team that steered bank’s growth over the years since its inception. In his last assignment with Yes Bank, he was the Global Business Head - corporate banking, Infrastructure Banking and MNC Banking (multinational clients). He was also nominated as the whole time Director on the board of the bank. At ICICI Bank, he worked in the area of project finance, mainly handling transportation sector.

Sanjay has been a member of various industry associations, including Infrastructure Sector and Energy Sector Committees of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI), Infrastructure Committee of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Southern Chapter, Sub-committee of Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) on Infrastructure and CII National Committee on Bio & Wind Energy 2017-18. He holds an engineering degree from VJTI, University of Mumbai and a Masters in Management (Finance) degree from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, University of Mumbai. He firmly believes in the philosophy of working hard, teamwork and creating a work-life balance culture. He likes reading, adventure sports and travelling to remote places.

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1. It has been brought to our notice that certain unscrupulous individuals/entities are issuing fake sanction letters purportedly issued by Religare Finvest Limited (referred to as RFL here in after and includes all subsidiaries of Religare Finvest Limited) to individuals. Such individuals/ entities demand cash or fund transfer to an individual bank account or purchase of a new insurance policy for processing the loan application. These individuals/ entities are fraudulently and illegally misusing Religare Finvest Limited’s corporate name and/ or brand names to lure the General Public and are harming both, our reputation, as well as exploiting the General Public. By way of this notice, we intend to caution the General Public against such elements. The General Public is advised and cautioned not to rely or act on any such fraudulent offers or sanctions made in the name of RFL without verifying the authenticity of the contents with RFL. We request you to deal with RFL directly through its existing branch offices only, the addresses for which are available on our websites www.religarefinvest.com and www.religarehomeloans.com. Please note that if you intend to apply for a loan from RFL or its subsidiary Religare Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (RHDFCL), the application fees and/ or processing fees must be paid by Account Payee Cheque or Demand Draft payable to ‘Religare Finvest Limited’ or ‘Religare Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited’ only. Please note that any person who deals with such unscrupulous individuals/ entities shall be doing so at its own risk and RFL will not be liable or responsible for any kind of loss incurred or damage suffered or any consequences arising thereof. Those desirous of availing loans from RFL may apply online on our website OR speak to our executives on1860-266-4111 & 1800-103-9711 OR visit any of our branches.

2. The company being directed to adhere to a corrective action plan by the RBI, the customer loyalty program launched on August 6, 2015, has been discontinued with immediate effect.

- Religare Finvest Limited