M P Vijay Kumar
Chief Financial Officer
M P Vijay Kumar is a Chartered accountant, Cost accountant and Company secretary. He joined Sify in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer and also serves as Director on the Boards of Sify Technologies Singapore Pte Limited, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Thejo Engineering Limited.
Very recently, he was voted in as Member, IFRS Advisory Council 2019-21 and also serves as Council Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2016 and as Member on the SEBI Committee on Disclosures in Accounting.
His leadership roles include heading the Accounting Standards Board, Financial Reporting Review Board and Committee on Accounting Standards for Local Bodies as Vice Chairman and the Digital Accounting & Assurance Board and Valuation Standards Board as Chairman.
His industry associations have seen him being part of the CFO Forum, the National Committee on Financial Reporting and the Accounting Standards Board of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
National and International awards have come his way, among them being recognised as among the 100 most influential CFO’s in India by CIMA, making the Roll of Honour of the Top 100 CFOs in India and very recently, the National Award for contribution to Financial Accounting by Capital Foundation Society.
He also dons other hats; as a speaker on the professional circuit in India and the Middle East & South East Asia on IFRS, Accounting Standards, Audit, Corporate Laws and Capital Market and as an Author of over 8 popular titles on Accounting, Accounting Standards, Audit Standards and Company Law that are in continuous reprints.
His early professional engagements include being a Partner at chartered accountants’ firm, Yoganandh & Ram. Prior to them, he headed the Investment Banking portfolio in addition to being Company Secretary of Sundaram Finance Services Ltd., Chennai, the Investment Banking arm of Sundaram Finance Limited.