Seven jobs in finance up for grabs in new year

IRDA Chairman

In a little over a month from now, Hari Narayan J chairman of Irda (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority), who got into a spat with Sebi over two years ago to safeguard the interests of insurance companies and policyholders will complete his three-year term.

The former civil servant is credited with having carried out reforms in the life insurance sector by unveiling tougher norms on unit-linked plans and pension products. TS Vijayan, the former chairman of LIC, chairman of LIC DK Mehrotra, secretary of IT and communications R Chandrasekhar and petroleum secretary GC Chaturvedi are candidates who may succeed Hari Narayan. Read more