Leadership

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DR. BAVAGUTHU RAGHURAM SHETTY

Founder & Chairman

Dr. B. R. Shetty, Founder & Chairman, is an entrepreneur par excellence. His entrepreneurial journey commenced in the UAE in 1973. Today, Dr. Shetty is among the top business icons in the Middle East and a champion of corporate social responsibility. In his business career, he has forayed into many sectors including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, financial services, FMCG and hospitality with astounding success. His accomplishments have earned him many accolades and awards including the Padma Shri (2009) and the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (2007) bestowed by the Government of India, and the 'Order of Abu Dhabi' (2005) by the Government of Abu Dhabi.

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BINAY SHETTY

Executive Director

An astute businessman, Binay Shetty brings extensive experience in building and growing international businesses. His inputs have been central to shaping the overall strategy and direction of Finablr network companies. He brings to the forefront a strong combination of financial acumen, management experience and operational expertise. Binay holds a degree in Business Administration with specialisations in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Boston University, USA. Binay also serves as Vice Chairman and CEO of BRS Ventures, the family office of Dr. B.R. Shetty, and is an active participant in various social and philanthropic initiatives.

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Sudhesh Giriyan

Chief Executive Officer

Sudhesh Giriyan is the Chief Executive Officer at Unimoni. He is also the Group Head, Cross Border Payments Business at Finablr. Under his leadership, Finablr has developed one of the most extensive omni-channel Cross Border Payments franchisee network covering both origination and last mile distribution capabilities spanning over 170 countries, this includes partnerships and strategic alliances with banks, financial institutions, retailers, mobile wallet operators and payment service providers. Additionally, he holds the legal title of Chief Executive Officer at Xpress Money and UAE Exchange, Finablr go-to-market brands.

An industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience, Sudhesh joined the Group in 2003 and has handled various leadership roles. Sudhesh holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India