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Prem Parameswaran

Prem Parameswaran

Mr. Parameswaran is an Executive Director and the Group Chief Financial Officer and President of North America at Eros International Plc, a leading Global Media and Technology company in the Indian Film Entertainment Industry. Previously, he was Global Head of Media & Telecommunications investment banking at Jefferies & Company, Inc. Prior to joining Jefferies, he was a managing director and Americas Head of Media &Telecom in the Global Investment Banking Division at Deutsche Bank and prior to that he was with Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President and Head of the Integrated Communications Provider sector in the Investment Banking Division.

Mr. Parameswaran had been advising clients in the global telecommunications and media sector for over 23 years including mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, and public and private equity and debt financings. Throughout his career, he has executed over 300 transactions and played a leading role in selected assignments for AT&T, Comcast, SBC Communications, Reliance Globalcom, Clearwire, RCN, Vonage, Cbeyond, Paetec, Time Warner Telecom, NuVox, Grande, KPNQwest, US Lec, McLeod USA, Qwest, Global Crossing, NTT, Level 3, Frontier, Sabre, and others. In addition, he recently advised John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino in their acquisition of the Boston Red Sox.

Mr. Parameswaran received an MBA with Honors from Columbia Business School and a BA from Columbia University. He sits on the Boards of the Columbia University Alumni Trustee Nominating Committee and the Program for Financial studies at Columbia Business School. In addition he has also established the Prem Parameswaran Family Scholarship at Columbia Business School. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of KARE Partners, a healthcare and hospital company with operations in US and India.

Mr. Parameswaran was invited to the White House Oval Office Reception for Diwali in 2017 with President Trump. President Donald J. Trump appointed Mr. Parameswaran to be a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (“AAPI”). As a member of the thirteen person commission, Mr. Parameswaran will work with all the agencies of the federal government to improve the health, education and economic status of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Published on: 10/04/2020