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Mr. Prashant Purker

Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Purker has over 29 years of experience in Global Markets and has a deep and varied experience in Indian capital markets, across both equity and debt. He joined ICICI Venture in August 2009 and has been a member of the leadership team at ICICI Venture since then. He was appointed Executive Director on the Board of Directors of ICICI Venture in August 2010 and MD & CEO of ICICI Venture in December 2015. He has been co-heading the private equity practice of the company and chairs the Investment Committee of the funds. Prior to joining ICICI Venture, he was at Nomura India and Lehman Brothers India as the Managing Director & Head – Global Finance for India in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to that he spent over 5 years with ICICI Bank, where his last role was Senior General Manager and Head – Global Principal Investment & Trading Group. He has previously also worked with institutions such as Citibank, Peregrine and BNP.

Mr. Purker has a Bachelors degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he was also a rank holder.

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