He was the Managing Director of Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company, a Joint Venture with Mitsui Sumitomo, a leading Japanese Insurance Group (2006 - 2008) Between 2008 – 2013, he was a Non-whole time Director in Equitas Micro Finance Ltd and he was an Independent Director in Manappuram Finance Ltd.
Mr. M Anandan is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He had an illustrious career, joining the Murugappa Group, in 1976 as a Management Trainee in Tube Investments of India Ltd. After successful career in Finance and Corporate Planning functions in different divisions of TII, has moved to Cholamandalam Investments and Finance Company Ltd, in 1988.
A veteran in Financial Services intimately involved with the birth and growth of a range of financial services under the Cholamandalam umbrella, 1988 to 2008. With a proven track record for building successful businesses, his experience in the financial services industry spans over three decades.
Mr. M Anandan was the Executive Director (1997-2000), Managing Director (2000 - 2006) of Cholamandalam Investments and Finance. During this period he was also the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Business in Murugappa Group and oversaw the operations of the following companies