Mr Ashok Pandit was appointed Group Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer of IHH with effect from 1 August 2021. He is responsible for group strategy, business development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, investments, and divestments. He also leads the transformation and integration of IHH laboratories. Ashok joined IHH on May 2021 as Group Chief Special Project Officer. He has over 28 years of investment banking experience in Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining IHH, he was Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds and Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage (Asia Pacific) at Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore. During his 15-year tenure at Deutsche Bank, Mr Pandit held senior investment banking positions, advising leading global institutions and corporations on capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and advisory and capital restructuring. He led deals that raised over US$100 billion in the capital markets and was a key player in IHH’s US$2 billion IPO in 2012, which was ranked the world’s third largest IPO of the year.

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Delhi College of Engineering, India 


  • Does not have any family relationships with any directors and / or major shareholders of the Company.
  • Does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.
  • Does not have any convictions for offences within the past five years other than for traffic offences, if any.
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Ashok Pandit

Group Chief Strategy &
Business Development Officer

Nationality: Indian
Gender: Male
Age: 57 (As at 31 March 2023)
Date of Appointment: 1 August 2021