Surajit Deb appointed by HDFC securities as CTO

Surajit Deb appointed by HDFC securities as CTO
Surajit Deb appointed by HDFC securities as CTO

His hiring as CTO is expected to advance HDFC Securities’ goal of utilizing cutting-edge technology to offer smart, safe, and easy-to-use trading and investment products.

Mr. Surajit Deb has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer, according to a statement made by renowned financial services firm HDFC Securities. Mr. Deb’s new position will involve him supervising the Engineering, Information Technology, and associated Operations. HDFC Securities is committed to fostering innovation and improving its clients’ digital experiences, which is further demonstrated by this important addition to the leadership team.

Having worked in technology and digital innovation for more than 20 years, Mr. Deb is renowned for his ability to lead organizational and technological changes that dramatically improve IT resilience, operational effectiveness, and customer engagement. His knowledge is broad and includes fintech breakthroughs, cybersecurity, digital transformations, and IT infrastructure optimization. His hiring as CTO is expected to advance HDFC Securities’ goal of utilizing cutting-edge technology to offer smart, safe, and easy-to-use trading and investment products.

He was employed by IBM,, and IDFC First Bank prior to his appointment. Surajit is a graduate of Calcutta University’s Bachelor of Technology in Radiophysics and Electronics and the PG Certificate Program in Management from IIM Kozhikode.

Speaking on his appointment, Mr. Surajit Deb, Chief Technology Officer, HDFC securities, said “I’m deeply aware of the immense trust our customers place in us, a trust earned through years of reliable service and a commitment to excellence. This trust is not just a measure of our success; it is the very foundation that motivates us to continuously innovate and improve our products and services. At HDFC Securities, we are committed to leveraging cutting-edge technology to revolutionise the way we engage with our customers and conduct our business operations, and I am both honored and excited to be at the forefront of that commitment.”

Mr. Sandeep Bhardwaj, Chief Operating Officer, HDFC securities, “We welcome Surajit to the HDFC family. In today’s world technology plays a crucial role in the growth and development of any business. State-of-the-art technology and related infra are not only necessary to deliver to the expectations of the customers but also to launch new products. We look forward to working with Surajit on building the next-generation IT infra and platforms”.

Mr. Dhiraj Relli, MD & CEO, HDFC Securities, “Surajit will be playing a critical role in the digital transformation of HDFC securities, focusing on building future-ready IT and related capabilities for the organisation and our valued customers. With his wide leadership experience in large MNC financial organisations and startups, he brings the right mix of skill sets that will be immensely helpful. Moving forward, I am confident that by embracing digital transformation, we will not only enhance customer satisfaction but also attract new customers and expand our market reach.”

Surajit’s arrival coincides with HDFC Securities’ ongoing efforts to innovate and broaden its digital presence in response to the shifting demands of both its clientele and the market. His appointment is evidence of HDFC Securities’ commitment to retaining its top spot in the financial services industry and its continuous investment in technology.

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