Vikesh Kumar
Vikesh Kumar
Group CFO

Mr. Vikesh Kuma holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from S.P Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai.

Vikesh has over 15 years of rich and comprehensive experience in Business Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Treasury, Forex Management, Fund Raising, Governance and Investor Relations Management, amongst others.

Vikesh is associated with Strides since June 2009.

During his tenure at Strides, he has built and led the business finance function for the group, building it as the nerve centre of the organization, partnering business and functional heads in executing the company’s plans.

He also has played lead roles in Mergers & Acquisitions, Governance, Fund Raising, Treasury, Forex Management and Investor Relations Management, amongst others.

Prior to his appointment as CFO for the Front-End businesses in May 2022, Vikesh was the Head of Business Finance for the group. In his role as the CFO for the Front-End businesses, he relocated to the US in August 2023, to drive the reset strategy in the geography with focus on building profitable, sustainable cash generating operations.

As part of the leadership team in the US, he led the revival of Chestnut Ridge manufacturing operations and enabled the company to set industry leading benchmarks in the Front-End operations.