DHFL, one of India’s leading housing finance company in the private sector has strengthened its leadership team with the induction of Santosh Nair as Chief Business Officer. In his new role Santosh will lead DHFL’s business distribution channels across all retail asset product verticals and focus on further strengthening the effectiveness of the organisation’s revenue generation process. Santosh will be based out of the National Office, Mumbai.
Santosh brings with him over two decades of multifaceted experience in the banking industry with expertise in Sales & Distribution, P & L management, Operations, Manpower & Team leadership. He has strong track record in optimal utilization of resources leading to enhanced profitability, possesses valuable industry insights and an excellent team player with expertise to implement best practices to achieve business excellence.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Harshil Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, DHFL said, “DHFL is at an exciting and dynamic growth phase as the organization undertakes rapid expansion across India and augments outreach to serve the LMI segment through its comprehensive bouquet of financial products. As one of India’s leading housing finance companies, DHFL is placed well to leverage the high growth potential presented by the affordable housing finance industry. We welcome Santosh on board as DHFL infuses key capabilities into its leadership team to reinforce the organisation’s focus on growth, productivity, customer centricity and take strong strides to strengthen the brand further.”
Prior to joining DHFL, Santosh served as Executive Vice President, Business Head – Home Loans and Unsecured Loans with HDFC Bank Ltd. During his earlier assignments Santosh was associated with American Express Bank, Citicorp Maruti Finance Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Primus Ltd.