A. Dhananjaya has been with the Aditya Birla Group since January 2008. In his role as Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, Dhananjaya is responsible for overseeing the compliance and risk functions across all Financial Services businesses. This includes inter alia, credit risk, investment risk, operational risk, regulatory affairs, corporate governance etc.
Dhananjaya has over two decades of experience working across various industries and companies including ABN Amro Bank, Bank of America, MMTC of India and Mukand Iron and Steel Works Ltd.
In his last role at ABN Amro, Dhananjaya headed the compliance function of ABN Amro Group in india, consisting of a Bank, an AMC, an NBFC and a stock broking company.
As a part of this assignment, he set up an entirely new client acceptance process for all businesses of ABN Amro in India. Prior to that, he performed a consulting assignment for ABN Amro Bank in Indonesia, which involved setting up an operational risk management function for the largest state owned bank in that country - Bank Mandiri.
Dhananjaya completed his B. Tech degree from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal in 1982 and PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 1985.