Atul Jerath (59), joined the ITC Board as a Non-Executive Director effective January 31, 2020, representing the General Insurers' (Public Sector) Association of India.
Jerath is a Commerce Graduate from the Delhi University and a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of India, with specialised Diploma in Marine and Health Insurance. He also has a Diploma in Business Administration.
With more than 35 years of industry experience, Jerath joined The New India Assurance Company Limited in 1984 as a Direct Recruit Officer. His rich experience over the years includes responsibilities in administration, marketing and technical positions, covering various facets of core insurance.
He joined The Oriental Insurance Company Limited ('Oriental Insurance') in 2012 and has headed its Marketing and Technical verticals. He has also been responsible for handling reinsurance, information technology and investment functions as Chief Investment Officer and Financial Advisor of Oriental Insurance. Presently, he is a Wholetime Director of Oriental Insurance, looking after its Health Insurance portfolio including Ayushmaan Bharat and other Government schemes, product development and risk management, and is also the Chief Risk Officer of Oriental Insurance.
Jerath is also a Non-Executive Director of The Industrial Credit Company Limited.