Mr. Deepak Parekh spearheads HDFC Ltd.. His astute business acumen has transformed HDFC into a leading Financial Services Conglomerate with presence in Banking, Asset Management, Life Insurance, General Insurance, Real Estate Venture Fund, Education Loans and Education. Mr Parekh is also the chairman of HDFC Asset Management, HDFC Life Insurance Co and HDFC Ergo General Insurance Co.
Mr. Parekh is the non-executive chairman in India of Siemens Ltd. He is also on the board of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and international boards of DP World – UAE, Vedanta Resources Pvt Ltd and Fairfax Financial Holdings Corporation – Canada.
He is on the Indian advisory boards of Coca Cola India and Accenture and international advisory boards of Nomura Holdings Inc, Warburg Pincus LLC.
The Mayor of London in 2017 named Mr. Deepak Parekh as the first of a network of international ambassadors for championing London across the globe.
As a pre-eminent leader of the Indian financial sector Mr Parekh is known for his focus on sound values such as integrity, transparency and professionalism. He was an active member of various high-powered Government-appointed Advisory Committees and Task Forces which include infrastructure, housing, financial services, capital markets.
Some of his most important recognitions; the Padma Bhushan in 2006. ‘Bundesverdienstkreuz’ Germany’s Cross of the Order of Merit by the Federal Republic of Germany in 2014, “Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honour” by the French Republic in 2010, First International recipient of the ICAEW Outstanding Achievement Award – 2010.