Mr. Shankar Maitra joined the Board of Mphasis on 5 December 2013. Shankar Maitra is Vice President of Financial Solutions at HP. In HP, Maitra is responsible for leading the worldwide finance shared service organization providing accounting and financial systems solutions to various stakeholders within HP.
Prior to joining HP in 2011, he worked for Motorola for 14 years in a variety of worldwide, regional and country finance roles including business partnering, controllership, finance leadership development and facility management. In his last assignment as the Vice President, Global Financial Shared Services-Motorola Solutions, he set up a niche Center of Excellence in Penang, Malaysia.
Maitra began his career in India with ITC (BAT group) and worked with another Indian conglomerate, Shaw Wallace, gaining multidisciplinary experience as Treasury Head (including IPOs), Factory Controller (including administration and trade union negotiations), as well as core accounting, audit, business planning, costing and tax audit.
He grew up in India and has worked throughout the Asia Pacific region including in India, Singapore, China and Taiwan and currently is based in Singapore.
He is a B.Com graduate from the University of Poona and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.