Ramakrishnan (“Ramki”) took up his position as the Chief Financial Officer of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) in February 2017.
Ramki joined TCS Finance in 1999 and served as the Finance Head of TCS North America for 7 years. He closely partnered with business in the rapid growth of TCS’ operations in the region. As CFO, he has been driving financial and operational efficiency resulting in sustained industry leading margins, strong cash conversion and effective management of currency exposure and other risks.
In his overall professional career of over 39 years; he has worked with Tata Motors, Tata Elxsi and in the consumer electronics industry.
Ramki is a graduate in commerce and an Illustrious Alumni from Loyola College, Chennai. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has also qualified from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London.
Ramki has been recognized as Best CFO – Second Place in the 2018 and Best CFO – First Place in the 2019 All Asia Executive Team surveys by Institutional Investors magazine, which polls over 2,500 investment professionals across 900 financial services’ firms. Dalal Street Investment Journal ranked Ramki as Best CFO in the Large Cap IT Sector, in August 2019.
In August 2007, he was member of Performance and Talent Management Consortium at Harvard Business School. Ramki regularly participates in “Tata Business Excellence” (TBEM) as leader / mentor for external assessments of Tata Group Companies and has been recognized as “Star Assessor” for three consecutive years.