Ajit Menon - Exec. Vice President, Head of Sales & Co-Head of  Marketing, has been working with DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. (previously called DSP Merrill Lynch Fund Managers), since August 2000 and has been heading the Sales function since January 2008. Previous to that, Ajit has been heading the Banking and Retail channel sales for the firm. He has more than 15 years of Sales experience and prior to joining DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd., Ajit has worked with Standard Chartered Bank, Vodafone and Crompton Greaves Ltd. Ajit holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Parle College, University of Mumbai in 1991 followed by a Masters in Management Studies from Chetna’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai university in 1994.