Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of MMTC-PAMP since 2020, Vikas has over 25 years of experience in leading, growing and transforming businesses in hyper competitive environments. Building a culture centred around innovation and customer experience, enabled by winning teams is a critical part of his leadership philosophy. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Pearson Education, India & South Asia, the world’s leading learning company. He has also held leadership positions in companies such as Kimberly Clark and Airtel. Vikas believes in lifelong learning and has attended leadership programmes at premier Global school such as the Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Jim Collins Academy and the Singtel Group, to name a few. Vikas holds a degree in Business Management from FMS, Delhi.
Vipin, armed with 20 years of global experience acquired in France, Germany, UK and India, is a veteran of precious metals sales and trading. In previous roles, he has focused on trading in precious metals, equity and derivatives, including leadership roles in these areas. He has been associated with the MKS PAMP Group since 2002, and leads the dealing room and trading arm at MMTC-PAMP.
Ankur has 27 years of production and techno-commercial marketing experience in the Indian gems and jewellery industry. He has played key roles in setting up manufacturing units for large jewellery organisations including Tanishq and Vaibhav Gems, and employed this deep expertise in the set-up of our world-class production facility. At MMTC-PAMP, he heads our precious metal refining and minting operations, and drives product and process innovation that steers us towards global leadership. Ankur holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru respectively.
Vijaya’s 25 years of work experience spans across large metal corporations (Jindal, Hindustan Zinc), auto & IT sector. Her focus has been in providing support to businesses for improving efficiency and profitability, devising business strategies, simplifying company policies and automating processes. Vijaya is a Chartered Accountant rank holder and holds an executive MBA (Special Management Program) from IIM Kolkatta.
Having started his career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, Mihir has diverse experience in financial services, education, government programmes (Aadhaar) and agricultural commodities in India, Hong Kong, Kenya, Tanzania, and other geographies in Africa. He has also founded two entrepreneurial ventures and worked at a technology-focused incubator. Equipped with a keen understanding of finance, strategy and management, he leads the business vertical focused on industrial applications of precious metals at MMTC-PAMP. Mihir holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University.
Krishna has leadership experience at global financial services organisations as well as at Indian fintech start-ups. He was most recently at Novopay as Chief Business Officer, responsible for the Retail Payments Business as well as all Corporate Functions. Prior to Novopay, he was Senior Vice President at Paytm and led the launch of multiple financial services. Krishna was also Managing Director & Head of Asia Credit Research at Barclays based in Singapore and had been ranked as one of Asia’s top credit strategists by The Asset Magazine. Krishna graduated with a Bachelors in Engineering (Hons) from BITS Pilani, and completed his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he was an Edward Tuck Scholar with Distinction.
Hitesh started his career as an Auditor with prominent international firms including Ernst and Young where he conducted audits for various listed and unlisted companies working in manufacturing, financial and service sectors. He has a diverse experience in conducting compliance & risk assessments, implementing ERM strategy and monitoring internal controls. He has a deep knowledge of precious metal sourcing compliances and is a frequent speaker on “Responsible Gold Guidance” programme at various prominent forums. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Panjab University and is a rank holding Chartered Accountant. He also holds an International Diploma in Risk Management from Institute of Risk Management, London.