Board of Directors

Mr. M.G. George Muthoot – Director

Graduate in engineering from Manipal University and businessman by professiono National Executive Committee Member of FICCI and current chairman of FICCI-Kerala State Council.Conferred the Mahatma Gandhi National Award for social service for year 2001 by the Mahatma Gandhi National Foundation.Presently he is the lay trustee of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and has been member of the Managing Committee of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church for over 32 years which has more than 2.5 million members.He was conferred with ‘Asian Business Man of the year 2011’ from UK-Kerala Business Forum and also with Business Leadership Award for the year 2012 at Golden Peacock Awards, Bengaluru. Active member of various social organisations including the Delhi Malayalee Association, Kerala Club, Rotary Club, National Sports Club and has been chosen for several awards by the Rotary International and the Y’s Mens International for community development and social service.

Mr. George Alexander Muthoot - Director

Chartered Accountant who qualified with first rank in Kerala and ranked 20th overall in India in 1978. Has a bachelor degree in Commerce from Kerala University where he was a rank holder and gold medalist. Served as Chairman of Kerala Non Banking Finance Companies Welfare Association from 2004 – 2007 and is currently its Vice Chairman.Member Secretary of Finance Companies Association, Chennai. Founder member of the Indus Entrepreneurs International, Kochi Chapter and is now a member of the Core Committee of the Indus Entrepreneurs International, Kochi Chapter. He was conferred with the ‘CA Business Leader Award 2013’ under financial services sector from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Alexander George Muthoot - Additional Director

Mr Alexander George Muthoot, is an MBA Graduate from Thunderbird University (USA) and an advanced diploma holder in Business Administration from Florida International University, Miami (USA). He has also served as the President of Indian Subcontinent Club at Thunderbird University and has been a member of various committees at the university. He currently heads the Marketing, Operations of the company. Under his dynamic leadership and keen vision, the company has enhanced its brand visibility through innovative marketing strategies, expanded its branch network, and implemented various IT initiatives that have benefited both customers and employees.

Mr. George Thomas Muthoot – Director

A banker with over 32 years of experience in managing business operations in the field of financial services, George Thomas Muthoot’s insights have played a pivotal role in the Group’s dramatic growth and profitability. As the Director of the Companyhe brings to the table vast experience and expertise in managing and operating businesses in the field of financial services. Presently he is the member of Rotary International and a lifetime member of YMCA.

Mr. Eapen Alexander Muthoot - Whole Time Director

Currently heading the Western India region of The Muthoot Group, Eapen Alexander Muthoot plans to expand and leverage the company’s presence in the Western Regions of India through his strong acumen in the field of financial services.Prior to joining Muthoot, Eapen worked at ICRA Ltd, a leading credit rating agency in India.Eapen holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, USA., an MSc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics, UK and a B.A Economics (Honours) degree from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai University.

Mr. K. R. Bijimon – Director

Started his career as a Senior Manager (Finance) with Muthoot Bankers in the year 1996. During 19 years of his service he led the transformation of Muthoot Bankers to the present day Muthoot Finance Ltd and over the years he rose to the position of Chief General Manager in the company. Under his leadership, the company grew manifold and today has become the largest lender of Gold Loans in the country and perhaps the largest in the world too. As a Chief General Manager, he is also responsible for driving growth across the diversified business portfolios of the Group such as International Remittance & Foreign Exchange and is also responsible for expansion of business globally. Muthoot Group today has a global presence with successful businesses in countries like USA, UK, UAE, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka.
Also assumes the role of Chief Operating Officer and manages the Global Operations Division of the Muthoot Group. Presently, he also holds Directorship in companies like Muthoot Forex Ltd, Muthoot Securities Ltd, Muthoot Commodities Ltd, Muthoot Homefin (India) Ltd and Asia Asset Finance PLC (Sri Lanka). Bijimon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB), a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (BSc) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA). He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) and a Fellow Member of Certified Management Accountants (FCMA), Institute of Sri Lanka.
 

Mr. K George John – Independent Director

Post graduate in Mathematical Statistics. He joined Lintas India as a Media Planner in 1969. He handled some of Hindustan Lever’s most important and successful brand launches including Liril, Close-Up and Fair & Lovely. After 10 years at Lintas, he took over the management of Ulka Advertising (now FCB- Ulka). He turned the company around in less than a year and Ulka went on to become the 4th Honda Motorcycles “FILL IT”. SHUT IT”, FORGET IT” made it is the world’s largest selling motorcycle. In 1988, Mr George founded Anthem Communications Pvt Ltd in Delhi which was rated India’s fastest growing agency thrice by A&M Magazine In 1997, Anthem became the youngest Agency among the top ten in India with 8 offices and 350 employees spread across the country. In 1998, Anthem was invited to join TBWA/WORLDWIDE, part of Omnicom Group, the world’s No 1 Communication company as 50:50 JV partner. TBWA is a Global Agency with 228 offices in 98 countries. In an Imnicom Global communication in 2007, TBWA/Anthem was rated one of Omnicom’s best partners worldwide, a unique distinction for an india- born agency. At TBWA, Mr George helped launch the entire range of Sony Products in India as well as key launches and Brand Campaigns for Yamaha Motorcycles. , Adidas, Samsonite, Pedigree, Bajaj Allianz, Standard Chartered Bank, Geojit BP Paribas, Malayala Manorama, Michelin Tyres, Henkel, Nivea, Apple and Electrolux. In addition to the position of Chairman & Managing Director of TBWA india, Mr George also helped set up TBWA/offices in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. After 40 years in Advertising , during which time he created two successful national advertising agencies and rebuilt Ulka, Mr George retired in September 2008 when he sold jis entire stake in TBWA Anthem to the parent company, Omnicom. George lives in scenic Edakochi now with his wife for 40 years, Minu and youngest son, Kithu. Their daughter, Susan, lives with her husband and two sons in Delhi, while their elder son, John lives in New York with his wife and daughter.
 

Mr. Jose Kurian – Independent Director

Mr. Jose Kurian has 47 years of rich experience in Construction Project Management and Administration.He completed his M. Tech. in Structural Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.He has been awarded Best paper awards from Indian Building Congress, Indian Roads Congress, Indian Concrete Institute along with The CIDC Viswakarma Award 2011 for Public Officer.Mr. Jose Kurian is the Immediate Past President of Indian Concrete Institute and currently a Member of Indian Roads Congress, Indian Building Congress and the Governing Council of Indian Association of Structural Engineers.

DR. V.A. Joseph – Independent Director

Dr. V.A Joseph, former Chairman, Managing Director & CEO of South Indian Bank, has over 4 decades of experience in the banking and financial sector. Dr. Joseph joined as Trainee Officer in Syndicate Bank during June 1972 and worked as the Branch Manager at Trivandrum, Ernakulam and Pune for 15 years. He held the post of Principal of Staff Training College, Udupi, Karnataka for two years and was also the Head of Human Resource Development, Head Office (Manipal). Before joining South Indian Bank, he was the General Manager of Syndicate Bank, Mumbai Zone, overseeing the operations of the bank in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Chattisgarh. In the year 2005, he was appointed as the Chairman & CEO of South Indian Bank and then, as the Managing Director & CEO during 2008. He retired from the service of the Bank on 30th September 2014. Dr. Joseph is a post graduate in Commerce and Personnel Management. Besides being a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers, he also possesses Ph D and LLB from Pune University. Currently, he holds directorship in ET Marlabs Private Limited, Bangalore, Esaf Small Finance Bank Ltd, Thrissur and Rajagiri Hospital, Ernakulam