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Our leaders have grown from modest positions
And, they can guide you to success at Allstate India

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Chetan Garga Headshot.
Chetan Garga
Managing Director
Tanay Kediyal Headshot.
Tanay Kediyal
Chief Operating Officer
KV Gopinath Headshot.
Gopinath KV
Director - Facilities & Administration
Irshan Mohamed Headshot.
Irshan Mohamed
Director — India Strategy,
Claims Technology Services(CTS)
ASPL Hemlata Nevetia headshot.
Hemlata Nevetia
Chief Financial Officer
Subhobroto Ghosh Headshot.
Subhobroto Ghosh
Head Data & Analytics
Manoj Kumar Headshot.
Manoj Kumar
Director, Information Technology
Manjula Nanjappa Headshot.
Manjula Nanjappa
Director, Delivery & Risk Management
Sudheendranath Bhatt Headshot.
Sudheendranath Bhatt
Enterprise Solution Architect
Sarish Paul Headshot.
Sarish Paul
Director — Risk, Compliance & Governance
Milind Patil Headshot.
Milind Patil
Director — Operations
Shibu Mathew Headshot.
Shibu Mathew
Director — Claims and Litigation
Monarch Limaye Headshot.
Monarch Limaye
Director — Chief Human Resources Officer

Chetan Garga

Managing Director
Allstate India

Chetan Garga joined Allstate in 2012, bringing an enviable combination of technology and operations leadership with deep financial service expertise.

Under his leadership, Allstate India has won the Kincentric 'Best Employer India 2020', The Economic Times 'Best Workplaces for Women 2021' and Certified as a Great Place to Work Organization 2022. He has also been recognized as one of India's Best Leaders in Times of Crisis 2021 by Great Place to Work Institute.

He has more than thirty years of experience across Financial Services, Product Development and General Management with more than 15 years in building technology solutions for Global financial markets, as well as setting up Technology and Business operations for multinational firms in India many times over.

Before joining Allstate, Chetan served as Senior Vice President of Wealth Management and Banking at SunGard in India, where he managed teams in India, China and Tunis, and prior to that setup Operations for Northern Trust in India.

With a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Chetan is a Sloan Fellow from London Business School, has completed an Executive program at the Kellogg School of Management and is an alumni interviewer for the Sloan program.

Chetan is the ex-chair of the NASSCOM GCC council for Karnataka (Sector body for IT and ITES companies in India). Chetan has also been invited by IIM Bangalore as a visiting faculty to conduct courses in Insurance and Investment Banking and share experiences on Leadership Competencies.

Championing the belief of 'giving back to the community', Chetan has been proactively involved in social initiatives such youth empowerment, environmental initiatives like rainwater harvesting and supporting schools for the less privileged. He is also active in sports like table-tennis & squash, an avid traveler and a wine & food connoisseur.

Tanay Kediyal

Chief Operating Officer
Allstate India

Tanay Kediyal, our Chief Operating Officer brings with him over 25 years of leadership experience in banking and financial services.

He has held diverse leadership roles in business verticals including country leadership, technology delivery, operations and data analytics.

Some of his specialities include operational delivery and transformation, people engagement, change management, program management, business risk and governance, stakeholder and offshore vendor management.

Before joining us, Tanay served as Executive Vice President & Head of Consumer Small Business Banking teams across India and the Philippines for Wells Fargo.

His stint with ANZ Bank is just as impressive where he was Head of Technology, responsible for technology solutions for the business in APAC. In his early career he was associated with companies like TCS, Larsen & Toubro, and Cambridge Technology Partners. An engineering graduate from Nagpur University, Tanay is an alumnus of IBS Hyderabad from where he received his MBA and CFA degrees.

Tanay is an active proponent of Diversity and holds in high regard the service to the nation and is committed to building veteran diversity in corporate workforce. He also believes in paying it forward by inspiring young minds and is often invited for talks at premier institutions such as the IIM and IMT.

10K runs and marathons have been a way for him to both keep active and support environmental causes. Tanay has been an active member of the HYSEA and NASSCOM management committee's in the past — his philanthropic involvements include the SOS Children's Villages initiative and community mobilization programs by United Way, the international non-profit.

GOPINATH KV

Director - Facilities & Administration
Allstate India

Gopinath (Gopi) has over twenty-five years of experience across Real Estate Management, Procurement, Logistics, Facilities Management and Administration, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Management (DR) with leading multinational corporations.

He has worked with reputed organizations such as AXA and Trigyn Technologies, where he held leadership roles and managed the broader spectrum of Facilities and Administration, Project Management, Procurement and IT Helpdesk.

A seasoned professional, Gopi has been instrumental in driving strategic projects and initiatives such as Site Location and Capacity Utilization, Operational Risk Management and Six Sigma in addition to handling CSR, BCP and DR portfolios.

Gopi completed the Leadership Development Program with INSEAD. True to his belief of being closer to the ground both at work and outside, Gopinath enjoys the study and practice of agriculture in his free time, especially organic farming, and spends time experimenting with ideas on sustainable cultivation.

Irshan Mohamed

Director — India Strategy, Claims Technology Services(CTS)
Allstate India

Irshan is the Deputy General Manager for IT Operations and a member of the Allstate India Leadership team.

He has over 17 years of core IT experience in Management, Consulting and Delivery of Enterprise IT Services and establishing global delivery teams.

Irshan also has significant leadership experience in building multi-cultural, globally integrated, high performing teams and has worked with leading enterprises such as Yell Adworks Ltd and ITTI Pvt Ltd.

As Deputy General Manager, Irshan and his team work closely with Allstate Technology & Operations divisions to deliver and drive key engineering initiatives for building innovation and competency within the enterprise.

An expert with the strings on the guitar, Irshan likes to travel and enjoys the visual arts, specifically drawing, painting and photography.

Hemlata Nevetia

Chief Financial Officer
Allstate India

Hemlata Nevetia is the Chief Financial Officer for Allstate India. With an impressive and well-rounded track record spanning two decades of experience in IT, ITES and Manufacturing sectors, she has worked for leading organizations such as IBM, DXC.technology, Logica (CGI) and Praxair in the past.

Hemlata's strengths lie in strategic planning, controllership & compliance, financial & delivery management, Finance integration & business finance. As a seasoned professional, Hemlata has worked with teams across Europe, APAC and the US for identifying offshore opportunities and driving the right blend of priorities.

Before joining Allstate, Hemlata held the position of Head-Business Finance at Computer Sciences Corporation (Now DXC.technology) where she was responsible for driving and managing offshore growth, delivering financial results, managing business partnership, location strategy and cost optimization across the centers.

Hemlata is a Chartered accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Colorado University. She is also a certified coach from Erickson Coaching International (India.)

An avid reader, Hemlata likes to stay updated on business trends and happenings and is zealous about coaching and mentoring.

Subhobroto Ghosh

Head Data & Analytics
Allstate India

Subhobroto (Subho) has over two decades of well-rounded exposure to the global Insurance industry across Property & Casualty, Life, Health Insurance, Broking, and Reinsurance.

Subho has worked for some of the leading technology consulting organizations in areas including Analytics & Big Data, Management Consulting, Technology and Process Outsourcing.

Equipped with an MBA degree, Subho's strengths lie in building and managing highly efficient business delivery platforms through use of Technology, Data Analytics and Domain Knowledge.

A people person, Subho is passionate about evangelizing Data Analytics, enhancing Employee Engagement, and driving Domain Competency. Outside work, Subho likes to read, mostly inspirational and technical content, loves movies, and is passionate about photography. He devotes his spare time to social causes and is working with few NGOs.

Manoj Kumar

Director, Information Technology
Allstate India

Manoj leads Infrastructure Services and the Information Services Group at Allstate India. A member of the India Leadership team, he is also the Director for the Environment Management team for the Allstate Corporation.

Prior to joining Allstate, Manoj led the World Bank's IT Shared Services Operations, where he was instrumental in setting up the IT offshore development center in Chennai.

He started his career as a Deputy Engineer with Bharat Electronics and since then held a number of senior leadership positions with several leading organizations. Manoj has twenty-eight years of experience and is an expert at building responsive IT organizations that enhance customer experience and drive business growth and value.

Manoj holds a Master's in Business Administration degree (IT Systems and Operations) from ICFAI University and a Master's degree in Software Systems from BITS Pilani.

Manjula Nanjappa

Director, Delivery & Risk Management
Allstate India

Manjula brings deep leadership insights in the multi-faceted IT industry in areas of software development, testing, program/delivery, operations management, strategy and business/systems analytics. She has two decades of experience with over 10 years in senior delivery positions in Insurance, Finance, Healthcare, ISVs and Education industry

Manjula joined Allstate India in 2013 from Computer Science Corporation (CSC). Her prior stints at Visa, Cingular Wireless, Pearson, First Databank, Xcitek, Witness Systems and Kaiser Permanente sharpened her competencies in transformation, execution and leadership.

In 2017, Manjula became a part of the Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures unit based out of Charlotte in the US. At the end of 2019, Manjula rejoined the team in India as the Leader for the 'Flight' portfolio which manages enterprise release and advanced test management.

With a number of technical and management qualifications to her credit, Manjula is the proud recipient of executive education from Lake Forest Graduate school of Management and 'Leading with Analytics' training from Kellogg's University. She also holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute®, and is a Scrum Master, SCRUM ALLIANCE®. — 2016 expert, Manjula is also certified in SAFe 4.0 Agilist, Scaled Agile — 2016.

Manjula has a track record of managing offshore delivery organizations with large teams, global delivery, customer engagement, promoting change and leading teams forward with new processes and solutions. Known for strategic focus and organizational building, Manjula is an avid reader and loves to take on new adventures each day

Sudheendranath Bhatt

Enterprise Solution Architect
Allstate India

Sudheendranath Bhatt joined Allstate India as the Enterprise Solution Architect in April 2020. His appointment further strengthens our leadership capability for technology design, delivery and innovation.

Sudheen comes with over 22 years of experience of which the last 13 years have been with Wells Fargo GIC/GCC, where he handled several enterprise technology strategy roles. He has rich IT domain expertise in the banking and financial services sector and prior to working with Wells Fargo, Sudheen was a part of ANZ global delivery center.

With extensive experience in setting up and managing development functions, innovation strategy and market research, Sudheen also has experience in managing Startup Accelerator programs and Innovation Groups. He has two Patents published in his name and exposure of Patent Office activities for global locations.

Sudheen has completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the Malnad College of Engineering, Mysore University. In his free time Sudheen likes to read fiction and he enjoys watching movies, web series. He enjoys music and is also a percussionist.

Sarish Paul

Director — Risk, Compliance & Governance
Allstate India

Sarish joined Allstate in 2013 and in the last 8 years has led multiple portfolios in Risk Management, Governance & Compliance, Business Continuity Planning, Vendor Management, Process Consulting, Transitions, PMO & Agile Practices, Start-up Engagements and Internal Tools. He would also be donning the hats of overseeing the Enterprise Operations and Claims risk for Allstate India and playing the role of Chief of Staff (MD's Office) and a member of the India Leadership team.

Before joining Allstate, Sarish worked with leading companies such as Target Corporation and IBS Software Services. He has 17 years of domain experience covering Air Transportation, Retail & Insurance verticals. Sarish has a Master's in Business Administration (Marketing & Systems) from Cochin University and has also completed Executive Business Leadership program in Strategy, Management & Analytics at IIM Bangalore.

As a thought leader and thinker, he is regularly seen guiding the leadership with insights and ideas from across GCC partners such as Zinnov, NASSCOM, Everest, Gartner and others. He likes reading about macro-economics, fiscal policies, company strategy and analysis. His other interests include mentoring, coaching and hosting sessions for business acumen. Sarish is passionate about Cricket and has played for State and District level for Soccer and Tennis.

Milind Patil

Director — Operations
Allstate India

Milind Patil joined Allstate India in October 2020 as Director, Operations. Milind is a core member of the Global Operations Leadership team of Allstate. Milind brings with him over two decades of operational excellence form the Insurance and Financial Services industry. He also has vast experience in leading large and diverse global teams with focus on innovation and transformation.

Before joining Allstate, Milind has led Global Insurance Service Delivery & Operations at Infosys and has been with them for past ten years. He also led the P&C Operations for AXA UK, managing the end to end value chain from new business to claims for motor, home and travel insurance. He was one of the first employees to join AIG India and set-up their sales, agency management and worksite marketing teams.

Milind has done his Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Telecom) from Goa Engineering College and his Masters in Marketing from NMIMS, Mumbai University. Milind is also LOMA certified.

Milind is married with two children aged 16 and 11 and his wife tutors primary and secondary school students. He enjoys travelling, long drives, cycling, trekking in the Western Ghats and Himalayas, photography, martial arts, TED talks and spending quality time with his family.

Shibu Mathew

Director — Claims and Litigation
Allstate India

Shibu comes with a total experience of 25 years across diverse portfolios and multiple geographies. He joined us from Mphasis, where he spent over 19 years in leadership roles and served as the Vice President & Head for Shared Services Tech Support and Business Process Services.

Shibu has managed operations for global marquee brands in the banking & financial services and insurance domains, delivering value added services, driving high customer retention and business growth. He had site oversight for one of the largest centers in India and actively led new site integration for both international and domestic setups.

Driven with a purpose to infuse and optimize transformation across businesses, he has led key digital interventions in collaboration with the enterprise and has been recognized as part of the Presidents Club & Executive Talent for his leadership and operational excellence.

Shibu has a Post-Graduation Diploma in Foreign Trade along with a certification in Leadership & Change Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM, Ahmedabad) and a certification in Design Thinking from UC Berkley.

Monarch Limaye

Director — Chief Human Resources Officer
Allstate India

Monarch Limaye joined us in November 2021 as Director, Human Resources for Allstate Solutions Private Limited.

In this role, Monarch will lead the ASPL HR organization and will be responsible for driving the HR function as we look to foster an inclusive culture and talent strategy to meet the Transformative Growth agenda.

An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, Monarch comes with over 20 years of experience as a strategic and innovative HR leader. He brings a solid foundation in Human Resource Management across geographies and industries. Before joining Allstate, he headed the India HR function and served as an advisor to the Global R&D leadership at Software AG. Prior to that, Monarch led Total Rewards and Corporate HR Functions for LogicaCMG in India. In addition to playing leadership roles in the Information Technology sector, he has also spent considerable time with FMCG and Financial Services companies such as ING Vysya Life Insurance and Reckitt Benckiser.

An ICF certified executive coach and a certified GRP professional, Monarch also holds a Master's in Psychology from Tamil Nadu University.

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