Mr. S Naganath is the President and Chief Investment Officer of DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. He worked with DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. (previously called DSP Merrill Lynch Fund Managers) from its inception (1996) to October 1999 as Chief Investment Officer. He then worked for Credit Suisse Asset Management, New York as a portfolio manager for international equities before re-joining DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd. in 2002 as Joint President and Chief Investment Officer.
Prior to his initial position at DSP BlackRock Investment Managers, he had worked in Hong Kong as a portfolio manager with Merrill Lynch Asset Management and GT Management, Hong Kong. Naganath holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Madras University and a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (class of 1987).
In a poll conducted by The Asset Magazine in 2001, he was ranked as one of the most astute investors in the Asian markets, amongst his peers on the US East Coast.