Kaushik Majumdar

Kaushik Majumdar

MANAGING DIRECTOR PRINCIPAL, FINANCIAL GROUP

Principal Global Services (PGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Principal — a Fortune 500 company. Principal is a leading Asset Management company providing investment, retirement and insurance solutions. PGS is a Global In-house Center servicing the entire spectrum of the global organization in IT, ITES, and other high value services like advance data analytics and statistical modelling, business valuation, medical underwriting assistance.

He joined at the inception of the local entity in 2006 and he is currently responsible for overall organization including operations, HR, Finance, Compliance, Facilities & Administration, IT infrastructure & information security, and Process excellence. Responsible for scripting vision and value proposition, human capital planning, building the team, creating growth strategies for the Indian operations, moving up the value chain, operational excellence, relationship building, cost and productivity optimization, benchmarking, ensuring compliance, information security, business continuity planning. 

Responsibilities include policy making, regulatory compliance, compensation positioning, governance of the various services and enablement functions including HR, Finance, Facilities & Admin, Process Excellence and BPO/ KPO Operations that are part of the organization. In addition, he interact with the local ecosystem — focused CSR initiatives designed around a few local communities, industry forums like NASSCOM Pune chapter, academia, etc, and am an occasional speaker in various forums. See less

Education

  1. University of Calcutta – Degree NameBachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Field Of StudyMathematics, Statistics and Physics (Year 1985 – 1989)
  2. NIIT – Degree NameHonors Diploma in Systems Management Field Of StudyCOBOL, dBASE, FoxBase, Unix, C, C++(Year 1990 – 1992) 
  3. Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India – ICWAI – Field Of StudyCost Accounting (Year 1991 – 1992)
  4. ICWAI (Cost Accountancy) Cleared Inter Group-1 and got clearance for Group-2.