The Angel Group of Companies was brought to life by Mr. Dinesh Thakkar. He ventured into stock trading with an intention to raise capital for his own independent enterprise. However, he recognised the opportunity offered by the stock market to serve individual investors. Thus, India’s first retail-focused stock-broking house was established in 1987. Under his leadership, Angel became the first broking house to embrace new technology for faster, more effective and affordable services to retail investors.
Mr. Thakkar is valued for his understanding of the economy and the stock-market. The print and electronic media often seek his views on the market trend as well as investment strategies.
Mr. Lalit Thakkar is the motivating force behind Angel’s highly acclaimed Research team. He’s been a part of the senior management team since the Angel Group’s inception. His technical and fundamental outlook has provided impetus to Angel’s Market Research team. Research-based & personalized advisory services are Angel’s forte, and Mr. Lalit Thakkar has undoubtedly been the brain behind it.
When it comes to analyzing the market, Mr. Lalit Thakkar is truly a genius. His hands-on experience and fundamental knowledge of the market can predict the market trend early. His views on the market trend are often quoted in the print and electronic media.
Mr. Agrawal brings with him over 15 years of rich experience spanning across BFSI domain. A Chartered Accountant by profession, he has meticulously developed his expertise in the broking industry covering multiple facets such as finance & operations, business development, product development and e-broking.
With an intuitive understanding of the financial markets and a strong business insight, Mr. Agrawal has rapidly risen within the Angel Group. His ingenuity in developing successful strategies, strong analytical ability, and dedication to the organization have helped him to become the first CEO of the company.
Mr. Gagan Singla has done his B.Tech (Computer Science) from IIT Delhi and MBA from IIM, Lucknow.
Overall, Gagan has over 12 years of experience across analytics, consulting and marketing. He has been instrumental in delivering analytics-driven transformations in multiple industry sectors including banks, insurance, eCommerce, AMCs and public sector across multiple geographies including US, UK, Europe, Malaysia, India & Canada. In the last couple of Years,Gagan has taken over leadership roles in digital marketing to drive business growth in the new digital age.
Instrumental in transforming IT from a mere enabler into an important strategic function
Mr. Ketan Shah, Head of Technology for the Angel Group, is primarily involved in the designing of IT policies and strategies. IT is a strategic function at Angel Broking rather than a mere enabler. Mr. Shah leads all of Angel Broking’s IT related from planning and budgeting to implementation and maintenance.
Being passionate about the equity business his default choice for the professional career was the broking industry. After a few years in broking Mr. Shah started seeking new challenges and saw IT as a perfect platform. Seeing the potential of IT to enhance the business of broking and making it more structured, he undertook and successfully completed various ITM certifications and firmly charted his present career path in the technology side of the broking industry.
Based on his keen interest in Business Development he was also entrusted with the crucial responsibility for the Franchise Business Development, which involves managing franchise partner experience, create and implement new franchise platform, conducting business analysis, training new Sub-Brokers through his team and profit optimization for existing Franchisees and increase long term results for them and the Organization.
Mr. Shah has over 18 years of rich industry experience and has led various aspects of Business Operations in many reputed Corporates during his previous assignments.
Mr. Rohit Ambosta is a technology veteran with 18 years of global experience in Business & Technology Alignment, Strategic Planning, P&L, Enterprise Security & Architecture and Client Relationship Management, primarily in the global BFSI Technology space.
Mr. Ambosta is an essential member of the core team that’s re-inventing Angel Broking as a technology leader in the retail brokerage space. He is responsible for various technology initiatives like development of next-generation trading platforms, trading software, technology infrastructure and other in-house applications. Basically, he ensures that Angel Broking’s clients get the latest and the best in technology.
Mr. Ambosta has previously, worked in various leadership roles in various financial and other technology companies. Having won many notable awards he is a well-recognized figure in the financial technology universe in India.
Mr. Syam brings with him over 18 years of experience in the field of Transaction Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury Banking, Consumer Banking and CBS. He started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank and he was also associated with Standard Chartered Bank in India as Director Transactional Banking.
Mr. Syam followed up his Engineering degree with an MBA. He has also attended Banking & Technology seminars organised by SCB Singapore, BSE India & Euro Finance.
Mr. Subhash Menon, Chief Human Resource & Learning.
Mr. Menon has an extensive experience of 18 years in Strategic HR Planning, Talent Acquisition, Training, Leadership Development, Change Management, Performance Management, Compensation Program and Employee Engagement Initiatives
Mr. Menon holds a Masters degree in Human resource Development from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management.
Mr. Vineet Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer.
Overall, Vineet has over 19 years of extensive experience across manufacturing, telecommunications and infrastructure solutions industries. He has been a part of the Executive Leadership teams with the companies where he has contributed in delivering excellence in the areas of Strategic Planning, Corporate Finance, Taxation, Treasury, Forex, Corporate Secretarial regulatory & compliance, Operations, Commercial and controlling functions across geographies.
Mr.Agrawal is an accredited Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant and Company Secretary.