Mr. Roopam Asthana is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Liberty Videocon General Insurance Co. Ltd. He has been the founding employee of the company and has been instrumental in getting the joint venture formed and licensed from the beginning. He has over twenty five years of experience in the financial services sector spanning domestic and international Banking, Non-Bank Finance companies and Insurance.
Prior to joining Liberty Videocon General Insurance Co. Ltd., he was with GE Capital as the Chief Executive Officer of SBI Cards and Payment Services Pvt. Ltd. and GE Capital Business Process Management Services Pvt Ltd – which jointly managed the GE-SBI Payment Card business nationally.
During his tenure in GE SBI Card Products, the organization saw introduction of a slew of transformational payment card products like the TATA Card and Indian Railways Credit Card. He is also credited with overseeing an effective expansion of the scope of the JV, through a planned progression into new geographies and sectors of high-growth consumer financial services industry such as personal loans and insurance.
Before joining GE Capital, Roopam worked with HSBC Bank for over 17 years in various commercial banking assignments across a number of cities in India and USA spanning Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Strategic Planning, NRI Banking, Credit Cards and Financial Control.
Roopam holds a Masters in Business Administration (PGDM) from IIM Ahmedabad.