As President & CEO of Kotak Mahindra Inc (KM Inc), New York, Mr.Gijo manages the Americas for the Kotak Mahindra Group. He along with his team located in New York manage a diverse set of investors ranging from institutions, family offices and Ultra high net worth individuals; providing them products and platforms that invest into India. Apart from being in the Board of Kotak Mahindra Inc., he is also in the board of various international subsidiaries and affiliates of the group such as Kotak Mahindra UK Ltd, Kotak Mahindra International Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Financial services Ltd
Prior to his current role, as Director & CEO of Kotak Mahindra (UK) Ltd., Dubai branch, Gijo was responsible for business development in Middle East & Africa, looking after Institutional business as well as distribution. Gijo joined the Kotak group in India in 2001 as part of Kotak Securities heading business development for the state of Karnataka, India. He moved to International Business in January 2004 with Kotak Mahindra International Ltd, Dubai and moved to Kotak Mahindra UK Ltd, Dubai branch as Director and CEO in 2007. Prior to joining Kotak group, Gijo worked with Mercantile Securities Ltd, a South India based brokerage and financial services firm across various cities in India.
Gijo is an MBA (Finance) from Bharthiyar University, Coimbatore and a BBM (Finance) from Mangalore University