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,
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. Vinay Agarwal,
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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. Santanu Syam
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. Gagan Singla
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, In the last couple of Years,Gagan has taken over leadership roles in digital marketing to drive business growth in the new digital age.
Gagan has co-authored multiple research publications in the areas of Graph Theory and Data Mining including American Mathematical Society in the US. He is an occasional speaker at Universities and Forums on digital marketing and analytics including University of California at Berkeley, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza School of Business.
Mr. Ketan Shah
Mr. Shah has over 18 years of rich industry experience, and has been involved in various aspects of Business Operations in the past.
IT is a strategic function at Angel. And Mr. Ketan Shah is involved in the designing of Angel’s IT policies and Strategies. Mr. Shah leads all IT-related activities from planning and budgeting to implementation and maintenance.
With his strong business understanding and process knowledge, Mr. Shah is also handling Business Development of B2B Channel at Angel. He is responsible to formulate strategies for complete B2B business operations and also takes care of developing new business proposition for the vertical.
Mr. Ashok Thakkar
A Bachelor of Engineering (Production) by qualification, Mr. Ashok Thakkar is one of the earliest key members of Angel Group. He has been with the group since a 1995.
He has over 17 years of rich experience in financial market. He has been instrumental in streamlining several functions of the group including branch operations. Mr. Thakkar has led many successful initiatives for betterment of the group and its investors.