Mumbai 30th September 2022: Research & Ranking, India’s leading equity investment advisory brand and a part of Equentis Wealth Advisory Services Private Limited has announced the appointment of Rakesh Gupta as Chief Operations and Compliance Officer. Rakesh joins the company after a distinguished career stint at Mizuho Securities India as Company Secretary, Director – Compliance & Legal.
At Research & Ranking, he is responsible for managing the Company’s compliance, secretarial, legal, and operation functions, piloting strategy and implementing the compliance framework and operational processes across the organization.
Speaking on his appointment, Rakesh said, “I am very excited to join the team at Research & Ranking. R&R’s reputation for delivering excellent services to its customers, upscaling its business operations at a rapid speed, adherence to regulatory guidelines and leading with cutting-edge technology were critical factors that led to my decision to join. I am looking forward to the next chapter of my career and supporting R&R’s corporate governance framework and operational needs for the future.”
Rakesh joins with a robust background in the BFSI sector. He possesses exhaustive knowledge of the Companies Act as well as regulations and best practices related to RBI, SEBI, Stock Exchanges and the Depositories. He has also held leadership roles with prominent SEBI registered intermediaries like Mizuho Securities India, YES Securities, Mangal Keshav Securities, and Brics Securities with responsibilities across regulatory compliance, compliance risk management, governance, process review, process automation, surveillance, etc. Rakesh has also made a mark as a highly empathetic leader who transforms teams and enables them to fulfil their potential.
“We’re delighted to welcome Rakesh on board as our new Chief Operations and Compliance Officer.
Rakesh joins us with a proven track record of demonstrating exceptional results for leading firms in the equity arena. His brilliant accomplishments in delivering operational excellence, implementing strategic projects, adhering to regulatory requirements and leading teams will enable us to accelerate our future growth plans” expressed Manish Goel, Founder and Director, Research & Ranking.
He is a qualified Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and a Law Graduate from Mumbai University.