Mr. Sushobhan Sarker assumed charge as Director, National Insurance Academy, Pune w.e.f. 29th September 2014.
Mr. Sushobhan Sarker had a distinguished career spanning over 36 years with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and superannuated from the position of Managing Director (MD) of LIC on 31/05/2014. As Managing Director, his areas of responsibility included Product Development and Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Personnel & HRD, Corporate Planning and Organization Development, Corporate Communications, Investments and International Operations.
Prior to his taking charge as Managing Director, he had held key leadership positions as head of International Operations and Investment Departments of LIC. He was the Director & CEO of LIC Mutual Fund Asset Management Company Ltd. as well.
Born on 29th May, 1954, Mr. Sarker is an Honours graduate in Physics and has a degree of Master of Financial Management from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, University of Mumbai. He has a rich experience of Board Governance having been not only on the board of LIC and its associates and subsidiary companies but also served on the boards of other assisted companies as nominee Director of LIC. At present he is on the boards of three well known companies.
Mr. Sarker is an avid reader and loves Indian classical music.
He is fluent in Hindi, Marathi and Bengali as well as English.