CS S. N. Ananthasubramanian has been elected as the PRESIDENT of the Council of the Institute Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) w.e.f. 19th January, 2013. He was the Vice-President of ICSI in 2012.
A member of the Council of ICSI since 2007,he was re-elected in 2010 for the term 2011-2014. Shri Ananthasubramanian, B.Com (Hons), FCS has been in practice as a Company Secretary at Thane since 1991, having been in employment from 1976.
CS Ananthasubramanian has contributed to the visibility and growth of the profession as member of ICSI-WIRC between 2001 and 2006. As its Chairman in 2005, he was actively associated in ICSI-NSE Collaboration towards the inclusion of Corporate Governance Module in National Certificate in Financial Markets (NCFM) and as its Secretary, facilitated the formation of Thane Chapter of ICSI in 2003.
It was primarily due to the initiatives taken by CS Ananthasubramanian that the RBI introduced in2008, Diligence Report to be obtained by Banks in respect of multiplebanking arrangements from professionals preferably, Practising Company Secretaries.
He has been actively associated with formulation of Compliance Certificate for companies seeking listing on the SME platform of BSE and NSE; introduction of Networth Certificate by PCS in respect of broking firms by BSE and NSE; formulation of IPO/FPO Certification; tie-ups with IIM, Indore, Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) and Insurance Institute of India (III), Mumbai.
He was a member of various Committees of the Council of the ICSI including the Core Group for formulating the ICSI-Vision 2020. As Chairman, Management Committee of ICSI-Centre for Corporate Governance, Research & Training, Navi Mumbai between 2007-09, he successfully spearheaded the turnaround of the ICSI-CCGRT and its activities.
As member of Syllabus Review Committee and Board of Studies in 2007 and in 2011, he has contributed significantly in the development of contemporary syllabus for Company Secretaryship Course. He was the Chairman of the Task Force on Training in 2008 and in 2011 which has introduced the New Training Structure for students including the introduction of e-SIP, e-EDP,ICSI-Direct signifying online registration of students. CS Ananthasubramanian also piloted the Guidelines for Advertisement by Company Secretary in Practice in 2007.
A strong votary of good governance practices, CS Ananthasubramanian anchored the Special Debate on Corporate Governance during the ICSI National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance held in Mumbai in 2009. He has also attended the Training of Trainers programme organised by the Global Corporate Governance Forum, IFC, Washington. He is a regular speaker at Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, Shri Ananthasubramanian is also associated with public charitable institutions in Thane and Mumbai.
CS Harish K. Vaid has been elected as the VICE-PRESIDENT of the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) w.e.f 19th January 2013. He is a Fellow Member of The
Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Life Member of Indian Law Institute, Member of All India Management Association and Fellow Member of the Institute of Administrative Management. Having served the Government of India for about 7 years, he is with Jaypee Group for the last 31 years and is presently Sr. President (Corporate Affairs) & Company Secretary of Jaiprakash Associates Limited, the flagship Company of the Jaypee Group.
CS Harish K. Vaid has been a Member of various Committees on Corporate Laws constituted by ASSOCHAM, Confederation of Indian Industries and PHD Chambers of Commerce & Industry. He is also on the board of various listed and unlisted companies.
With an illustrious good academic career backed by widely acclaimed acumen in his chosen field of professional pursuit, CS Harish K. Vaid has been taking keen and active interest in the activities of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He had been Chairman of the NIRC of the ICSI in the year 1987 and has been elected to the Central Council of the Institute for 6 terms, including the present term.
CS Harish K. Vaid is regular Honorary faculty Member of Professional Bodies / Investor Protection Fund set up by Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the MSOP sessions being conducted by the Institute, its Regional Councils & Chapters. CS Harish K. Vaid is widely travelled within India and abroad.