Shekar has almost two decades of experience in various multinationals with diversified sector experience
– FMCG, Life Insurance, Audit & Assurance and Oil & Gas sectors. His last stint was as Group Finance
Director with Lornamead Group, a UK-based multinational in the FMCG space which owns well-known
personal care brands (such as Yardley of London, Finesse, etc.). His prior stints include various finance
and audit positions with MNCs such as ExxonMobil and KPMG in India.
Shekar has rich experience in the FMCG - M&A space, having led / been part of over 11 Acquisitions and
4 Divestments, besides re-structuring and re-financing transactions in North America, Europe and India.
His deep knowledge and expertise in M&A lead him to establish his own Investment Banking and Advisory
firm ‘ANOVA Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd.’ ANOVA offers M&A Advisory and Fundraise services,
besides Strategic CFO services to empower Entrepreneurs and Business Owners with financial /
commercial acumen and support in strategic areas.
Being Sector-Agnostic, ANOVA has completed assignments across various sectors including
Manufacturing, FMCG, Luxury Brands, Healthcare, Hospitality and Technology-led / Tech-Enabled