Finova Capital is brainchild of Mr. Mohit Sahney who is Managing Director & CEO of the Company. He is the Founder Director of Finova. Previously he was Joint General Manager with one of the largest banks in the country- ICICI Bank.
Mohit has close to two decades of experience in retail banking & financial services, with impeccable track record in full spectrum of Asset & Liability business from business conceptualization to development to risk management in products such as home loans, mortgages loans, property services, Agri business, retail assets & branch banking, wherein he spearheaded various segments from inception .He was instrumental in setting up all these business along with Rural & Inclusive Banking group for ICICI bank. He successfully spearheaded integration process with Bank of Rajasthan as well. He has served bank in various capacities as Head-Home Search, Business Head-Home Equity, Product Head-Mortgages & Zonal Head-Rajasthan.
Mohit believes that financing India 30 million MSME and India emerging middle & lower middle class, with a differentiated model, based on new technology platforms, offers a unique opportunity in India. As part of this belief, he conceptualized formation of new NBFC.
Mohit Sahney has done Civil Engineering from MBM Engineering College, JNV University Jodhpur & MBA from FMS, MDS University Ajmer.
Sunita Sahney is Founder Director of Finova Capital. She has done Production & Industrial Engineering from MBM Engineering College, JNV University, Jodhpur & MBA from FMS, MDS University, Ajmer. She topped MDS University, Ajmer in Management & was working with Shyam Telelink & Tata Teleservices in various leadership roles before turning entrepreneur.
Sunita has a unique blend of entrepreneurship, community upliftment and operational expertise that has helped prepare her for her role at Finova. Her passion to help unlock every individual potential was sparked while at University as she reflected on what it would mean to align her life around her belief. This passion only grew as Sunita experienced the alternating joys & tragedies of working closely with marginalized communities in Rajasthan.
As Sunita's career has progressed, She has been able to complement her convictions with valuable business experience. By fusing together a deep understanding of the on the ground reality with the relentless pursuit of an impactful and efficient operational model, she believes Finova will play an important role in transforming credit delivery for India masses.
As Director, Sunita looks after the operations side of the business-From banking operations to customer Relationship Management, from finance to recruitment. Her dream is to have Finova play a pivotal role in the transformation of credit delivery mechanism to unorganized & unreached segment in the country. She is heading operations, compliance & HR in Finova Capital.
Ravishankar is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India. At Sequoia Capital, Ravishankar focuses on sectors like Consumer, Financial Services and Education. He currently serves on the Byjus, Capital Float, CloudNine, Faasos, Five Star finance, Finova Capital, HomeLane, India Shelter Finance Corporation, K12 Technoservices, Prataap Snacks (NSE: DIAMONDYD) and Wildcraft. He also served as board member/observer of companies like Via (sold to NASDAQ: EBIX ), Manappuram (NSE: MANAPPURAM) and Equitas (NSE: EQUITAS).
Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Ravishankar worked at McKinsey & Company in Mumbai, where he advised senior management of top Indian companies on a variety of issues including business building, channel management and leadership development. Prior to McKinsey, Ravishankar worked at Wipro Technologies in their Embedded and Internet Access division. Ravishankar received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he was awarded the President’s Gold Medal. He also holds a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from REC Trichy.
Ishaan Mittal is a Vice President with Sequoia Capital India. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital India in 2011, he was working with Boston Consulting Group. Ishaan has completed his MBA from Harvard Business School and also holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Arjun Dan Ratnoo
Mr. Arjun Dan Ratnoo, is a retired Chief General Manager of NABARD with over 30 years of experience in financial and banking sector. He is a certified Associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and has also been certified in Micro Finance from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.
During his stewardship as Chief General Manager of NABARD, he has implemented various foreign assignments as a member of World Bank Team. He was also on recruitment board of IBPS for recruiting Officers in various scales in RRBs in India for 3 years. He has a vast experience as member of Board of various Regional Rural banks, State Cooperative banks, National Level Finance Corporation banks and Finance Corporation.
Aditya is the Co-Founder of Faering Capital and has over 19 years of global and Indian experience in private equity and investment banking. He leads investments in the Financial Services, Healthcare, Logistics and Media sectors and currently serves on the board of directors of five portfolio companies including WheelsEMI, FundsIndia, and Linkstreet Learning. In addition, Aditya leads investor relations, financial control oversight, legal and regulatory matters at the firm.
Prior to co-founding Faering Capital, Aditya was Vice President at Old Lane India Opportunities Fund, a USD 516 million India focused private equity fund, where he was responsible for leading the fund’s investments in the Indian real estate sector and was involved in evaluating opportunities across the infrastructure and financial services sectors. Prior to that, he worked in the Media and Entertainment Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch in New York for 5 years.
Aditya holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University. He is also an active Member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Mumbai.