Thomas Mathew

He has assisted a number of multinationals with their Indian entry; these include Dun & Bradstreet, H.J.Heinz, Goldman Sachs, and Automobile Peugeot. He has also carried out a number of due diligence and business advisory assignments for foreign companies seeking to invest in India. He has considerable experience of internal audit.

Thomas is involved in various social services and was a Trustee of Pratham Education Trust, Mumbai for a number of years. He is currently on the Boards of Karunya Trust as well as of CA for Society. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered accountants of India ( ICAI) and was a member of the Research Committee of ICAI.

Mrs. Shirley Thomas

Mrs. Shirley Thomas has an all-round Banking experience spread over Branch Banking to Network Level Senior Management roles with State Bank of India (SBI). She started her career in 1984 as a Probationary Officer in SBI. Her key areas of expertise are finance, banking, management, sales, and administration. She was Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution during the period from September 2008 to November 2012. She had handled Corporate Banking, Retail Business, Agricultural Finance, International Banking, Non- Resident Accounts, and Small-Scale Industries in several large branches in her distinguished career and also handled many positions over the last several years including Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnership and Remittances; Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution; Assistant General Manager, Stressed Asset Management Branch; Deputy General Manager, Group Risk; Deputy General Manager, Enterprise Risk and Group Risk Management; General Manager Chennai Circle, etc. Shirley Thomas was also a Nominee Director of ITCOT Limited for a period of 1 year.

Mr. A. P. Kurian

In a career spanning over 50 years, A.P. Kurian has been recognised for his superior managerial skills. He has received Best Marketing Man of the year in 1987 and Best Professional Manager in 1993. He has also held prominent positions with Reserve Bank of India as Research Officer, Economics Department, and held the position of Executive Trustee at Unit Trust of India and retired as Executive Chairman from Association of Mutual Funds in India.

He is currently the Chairman of Geojit Financial Services Limited and a Director in Muthoot Capital Services Limited, Muthoot Fincorp Limited, Geojit Credit Private Limited, Union Trustee Company Private Limited and Granules India Limited. He plays a key role in guiding and assisting in formulating policies and strategies.

Mr. Thomas Muthoot

Thomas Muthoot is the Director with Muthoot Pappachan Group and Executive Director of Muthoot Fincorp Ltd.He is an expert in Micro credit and Micro savings business with a great desire to serve the masses. He is innovative with need based financial products. His knowledge of emerging markets and their functions have been harnessed in structuring the business interests of the group.He is currently the Vice President of Ernakulam District Cricket Association and the Managing Committee member of Kerala Cancer Care Society.

Mr. Thomas George Muthoot

Mr. Thomas George Muthoot, along with his brothers, viz., Mr. Thomas John Muthoot and Mr. Thomas Muthoot, is the core Promoter of the much-diversified conglomerate, the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG). Georgie, as he is fondly called, is the Managing Director of Muthoot Capital Services Limited, the listed entity in MPG, which is into automotive retail finance and one of the fastest-growing NBFCs in the country. Georgie is also the Promoter-Director with Muthoot Fincorp Limited, the flagship company in MPG and one of the largest NBFCs in the country.

He is also a Director on various MPG companies, across varied business domains, including Hospitality, Microfinance, Affordable housing, Automotive retail, Real Estate and so on. Georgie has been hands-on with MPG’s business for over three (3) decades now. The three Promoters-Directors have worked as an team, with a ganbaru spirit, working tirelessly & zealously, to take the Muthoot Pappachan Group to such scale, diversity and heights.

Muthoot Fincorp Ltd (MFL), the flagship company of the Muthoot Pappachan Group, of which he is a Director, is one of the leading NBFCs in the Country registered with Reserve Bank of India and is a financial services super-house. It provides customer-centric specialized finance by way of Gold Loans, MSME Loans, Microfinance, Home Loans, Auto Loans, et. al., to the low-income customers who are largely unbanked. MFL has a network of close to 3500 Branches across the Country with an average walk-in of well over 75,000 customers per day, touching & transforming millions of lives.

Georgie’s initiatives are deeply rooted in the promise of empowering human ambition through innovative, technology-driven solutions which make substantial & sustainable difference in the lives of those at the bottom of the pyramid. Being humble and having a simple outlook, he always strives to provide staff-sensitive and customer-centric products & services which make a difference in the lives of people and equip them to take charge and realise their true potential. Georgie is also the Chairman of the Kerala Non-Banking Finance Companies Welfare Association, Kochi. He is also on the managing committees of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Kerala Branch and Equipment Leasing Association of India (ELAI), Chennai and represents the MPG at the Association of Gold Loan Companies.

Mr. Thomas John Muthoot

Thomas John Muthoot is the Chairman of the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG). Johnie – as he is fondly called – is the third-generation leader of the 133 years of legacy in trading, retail and retail finance. He has been actively involved in the business since his school days, before taking over from his father late Mr. Muthoot Pappachan, the Founder Chairman of the Muthoot Pappachan Group. Johnie therefore, has been at the helm of the business for three decades now.

The diverse economic activities of the Muthoot Pappachan Group include Retail Financial Services, Hospitality, Real Estate, Automotive, Renewable Energy, and so on. At the same time, under the leadership of Johnie, the group is actively involved in fundamental social service, including – amongst others – children’s cleft surgery, blood donation, football academy and so on. Beyond business, Johnie truly believes in the value of human capital. He is passionate about real Financial Inclusion and keenly pursues upliftment of economically deprived; changing lives of common man and helping them in making their dream come true.

Johnie is the Managing Director of Muthoot Fincorp Ltd (MFL), the flagship company of Muthoot Pappachan Group registered with the Reserve Bank of India. MFL is one of the biggest NBFCs in India and is a Financial Services Super-House, with a network of over 3600 Branches across the Country. At the same time, Johnie truly believes, that the future efficacy & efficiency of businesses such as MFL and other businesses in the group, is in embracing new-age technology and leveraging it for customer-benefit. Under his leadership, the Group has been partnering with and investing in, new-age & tech-led start-ups with an eye on customer-centricity and on the future.

Johnie is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. Johnie is married to Preethi, a successful entrepreneur herself, running one of the highest rated & ranked independent heritage restaurant, Villa Maya, among other ventures. The couple are blessed with a son and daughter. Passionate about Humanity and about Business of bringing well-being to masses through financial interventions, Johnie is an Industry Thought Leader and is actively involved with various business platforms like CII and Kerala Management Association, amongst others. He has also been recipient of several awards, including ‘Young Hotel Entrepreneur Award, 2006’ conferred by Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India and the ‘Business Man of the Year, 2009’, conferred by Trivandrum Management Association. Recently in fact, Johnie took over as the Chairman of CII-Kerala State Council.