Balasubramanian Anantharaman is a Senior Director and Head of Pershing India Operational Services Private Limited at BNY Mellon | Pershing. Bala is also a member of the Pershing India Executive Committee. Currently, based in Chennai, he leads and manages Pershing’s business and operations teams in India. He is responsible for driving and implementing Pershing’s global operations strategy, focusing on delivering superior client experience, innovation, and talent development.
Bala joined BNY Mellon Technology India in 2010. He played a key role in setting up the Pershing India office and in transitioning of people and functions from BNY Mellon Technology India in 2013. Prior to his current role in 2015, Bala was managing Pershing’s Client Service Delivery functions in India.
Previously, Bala was with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as a business consultant in their Financial Services Products business, working with Clearing & Settlement, Payments, and Portfolio Management systems. During his time with TCS, he was based in several locations including Philadelphia, London, Delhi, and Chennai, working with leading Banks, Clearing Corporations and other financial institutions located in the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe.
Bala started his career with Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd (SHCIL), where he worked in various roles across Custody, Corporate Actions, Settlements, and Information Technology functions.
Bala earned his degree of Masters from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C).