Avendus Capital, a Mumbai-based investment bank, has appointed Akiva Elias as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Elias will look after developing the internal platform and capabilities like human resources, technology, finance and administration. Elias has 14 years of experience at Morgan Stanley's Information Technology division, where he was till recently an executive director. He is an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
“As we grow and consolidate our position as one of the leading investment banks in the country, we need to have our support pillars that are best in class which improve our ability to train and develop talent," said Ranu Vohra, Managing Director & CEO, Avendus Capital.