Mr. C. Jayaram, Joint Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., has been with the Kotak group since 1990. He has been a member of the Kotak Mahindra Board since October 1999, and a whole-time director on the board of Kotak Mahindra Bank since 2003. Mr. Jayaram heads the wealth management business and international operations for Kotak Mahindra group. He also oversees the alternative investments business which includes private equity funds and real estate funds.

With over 25 years experience in many areas of finance and business, Mr. Jayaram has been instrumental in building numerous businesses for the Kotak Mahindra Group and has headed Kotak Securities Ltd as CEO in the past. He also played a crucial  role in the setting up the car finance business.

Prior to joining Kotak, Jayaram had worked with ICICI, and the consultancy division of A.F. Ferguson.

Mr. Jayaram is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC).