Mr. Ashok Bhandari

- Chartered Accountant

Mr. Ashok Bhandari holds a bachelor's degree in Science and is a Chartered Accountant. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer and President at Shree Cements Limited for over 25 years. Mr. Bhandari has over 40 years of experience as a key senior executive negotiating with banks, governments, JV partners, and technology & equipment suppliers. He was also responsible for leading initiatives in developing countries for green field plants/ joint ventures and management contracts in cement and building materials domain and has extensive experience in cost management through interest negotiation, driving JVs, and working with Banks & Financial Institutions for contract funding and reducing costs. He was awarded as the best CFO in India in 2014 for leverage management amongst large corporates by Business Today. Yes Bank voted as the second best CFO (2013) in Asia by the Sell Side analysts for the Institutional Investor. He was invited to the best 100 CFO of India scroll compiled by CFO - India (2010).