Radha is a seasoned finance professional with over 29 years of experience. Prior to joining Ashirvad Pipes in 2019, Radha has served as a CFO at leading retail organizations for over 16 years. She has been hailed as the “Super Women Achiever in Retail” by Asia Retail Congress in 2009 in addition to being recognized as one of the 100 Top Retail Minds in India by the Asia Africa Retail Congress- 2018.
Radha Ramanujan has an excellent track-record of establishing cross functional partnerships that propel companies into exceptional growth. She has partnered with the BOD and the CEO to help translate the organization’s mission into executable strategies. Apart from being a CFO & Company Secretary, she has led the Supply Chain, Commercial, Procurement, IT, HR, Admin and Legal functions at various organizations, which in-turn has contributed tremendously to their success. Through the course of her career, she has worked with early stage companies and has helped them scale operations and transform into large corporates. Her non-functional specialization includes setting up manufacturing plants, distribution networks, establishing e-commerce platforms for lifestyle and food and grocery business. Functional specialization includes – strategic planning, fund raising, structuring deals, treasury management, financial and business planning, investors relationship, merger/ de-merger/acquisitions, establishing SOPs, and implementing ERPs.
Over the years, Radha has held pivotal roles in different types of industries under diverse leadership, which has been the primary motivation behind her foray into the plumbing industry with Ashirvad. She is focused on raising the profitability of the company substantially in a two-to-three-year time span. She is also instrumental in directing the company’s CSR spend for its stated objectives.
Radha Ramanujan grew up in Ooty. She has graduated from Ethiraj College, Chennai before moving to Bangalore in 1990 post marriage to pursue professional assignments.