Venkat K. Narayana
Mr. Venkat K. Narayana, a passionate leader with vision and incisive business acumen. His 25 years of experience as an exemplary business leader is a testament to an incredible journey of putting an organisation on a growth trajectory with an innovative combination of strategic initiatives and meticulous planning.
He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant, Company Secretary and Law graduate. As CEO, Mr. Venkat has been the driving force from conceptualising and implementing a scalable business strategy to providing overall leadership and rapid growth to the business. His focus is on building high-quality capabilities to strengthen further the Prestige Group's foundation, impact and value to the stakeholders.
His other notable accomplishments include numerous private equity partnerships, expansion of business to various geographies and verticals, a recent capital restructuring with Blackstone, multiple strategic mergers and acquisitions, as well as the successful listing of Prestige Shares on the Indian Stock Exchange. His foresight, strategy, planning and leadership skills have helped usher many a success story into Prestige's canopy.
He is the recipient of the ET NOW CEO of the Year award and was recognised as one of the Best CFOs in Asia (in the Property Sector) by Institutional Investor Magazine. He was also presented the CEO of the year award (ICMAI) by Shri Piyush Goyal. Mr. Venkat is a prominent figure in the real estate community and speaks at various conferences and seminars related to the sector.
Mr. Venkat is a philanthropist who leads many welfare initiatives and intends to live up to his words by making every effort to give back to the community that has given him everything he has today.