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Kailash Kulkarni
Chief Executive – Investment Management
L&T Mutual Fund

In his current role at L&T Investment Management, Mr. Kulkarni is responsible for driving overall business growth as well as leading the marketing initiative for L&T Financial Services. Mr. Kulkarni took control at a time when the Group was in the midst of acquiring Fidelity Investments, and led a seamless acquisition of the business. Under his leadership, L&T Investment Management has seen a tenfold rise in assets since 2012. Mr. Kailash Kulkarni has over 25 years of work experience, most of which includes heading sales functions of businesses across BFSI. Previously, he was the Head of Sales at Kotak Mahindra Asset Management. At MetLife India Insurance, Mr. Kulkarni set up and expanded the agency network. His journey in the BFSI space began with growing the third party distribution network first for JM Financial and subsequently for ICICI Bank. He has also worked in Eicher Motors in distribution, sales and marketing functions. Currently Mr. Kulkarni is on the board of the Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI) and has previously headed the Financial Literacy Committee for AMFI. Mr. Kulkarni is a management graduate from the Institute of Management Development and Research. He loves to travel around the world and is passionate about adventure sports.