Suresh Bhat

Suresh Bhat

Works at:

University of California- Berkeley- Haas School of Business

Location in:

San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Suresh Bhat

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Works at:
University of California- Berkeley- Haas School of Business
Location in:
San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Bio

Financial executive with broad experience in all aspects of finance

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Work

2014 – present

CFO

University of California- Berkeley- Haas School of Business
2012 – 2014

Managing Director, Head of Institutional and BlackRock Solutions Business Finance

BlackRock
  • *Head of business finance for the Institutional Client Business (ICB) and BlackRock Solutions business units (BRS) at BLK. Managed global team (NY, London, India, Hong Kong) of ~ 20 FTE.
  • *Member of ICB Leadership team and BRS Operating Committee
  • *Head of Finance Talent Development Committee (2014)
2009 – 2012

Managing Director, Head of Global Client Group Business Finance

BlackRock
  • Global Client Group (GCG) is the global distribution (i.e., sales and service) arm of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager with over $3.6 trillion in AUM as of 6/30/11. GCG is composed of several distribution channels, including US Retail, International Retail, Global Institutional, Global iShares, Global Cash, Marketing).
  • Based in San Francisco, I am head of the business finance organization for this division (akin to a division CFO role) and manage a global team of ~ 25 professionals.
2006 – 2009

Sr. Director - FP&A, Global Finance

Barclays
  • Worked with the CFO (my direct manager), COO, CEO and Barclays Capital Investment Banking on sale of Barclays Global Investors (BGI) to BlackRock for $13.5 billion, the largest M&A transaction in asset management history.
  • Prior to the acquisition, I ran the corporate FP&A team for BGI (i.e., annual planning, monthly forecasting & management reporting, etc.) for the firm.
  • In addition to running the Corporate FP&A team, the following division CFOs also reported to me
  • * Corporate Admin and Operations (i.e., technology, operations, HR, finance, legal & risk, facilities, communication, etc)
  • * Americas Institutional Business
  • * Fixed Income
  • * Global iShares
1996 – 2006

Vice President, Finance

Charles Schwab
  • CFO - Retail Branch Network, Call Centers, Schwab Corporate Services (Retirement Division), Int'l/Offshore
1993 – 1996

Manager of Finance

Bank of America
1990 – 1993

Senior Accountant

Deloitte & Touche

Work

2014 – present

CFO

University of California- Berkeley- Haas School of Business
2012 – 2014

Managing Director, Head of Institutional and BlackRock Solutions Business Finance

BlackRock
  • *Head of business finance for the Institutional Client Business (ICB) and BlackRock Solutions business units (BRS) at BLK. Managed global team (NY, London, India, Hong Kong) of ~ 20 FTE.
  • *Member of ICB Leadership team and BRS Operating Committee
  • *Head of Finance Talent Development Committee (2014)
2009 – 2012

Managing Director, Head of Global Client Group Business Finance

BlackRock
  • Global Client Group (GCG) is the global distribution (i.e., sales and service) arm of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager with over $3.6 trillion in AUM as of 6/30/11. GCG is composed of several distribution channels, including US Retail, International Retail, Global Institutional, Global iShares, Global Cash, Marketing).
  • Based in San Francisco, I am head of the business finance organization for this division (akin to a division CFO role) and manage a global team of ~ 25 professionals.
2006 – 2009

Sr. Director - FP&A, Global Finance

Barclays
  • Worked with the CFO (my direct manager), COO, CEO and Barclays Capital Investment Banking on sale of Barclays Global Investors (BGI) to BlackRock for $13.5 billion, the largest M&A transaction in asset management history.
  • Prior to the acquisition, I ran the corporate FP&A team for BGI (i.e., annual planning, monthly forecasting & management reporting, etc.) for the firm.
  • In addition to running the Corporate FP&A team, the following division CFOs also reported to me
  • * Corporate Admin and Operations (i.e., technology, operations, HR, finance, legal & risk, facilities, communication, etc)
  • * Americas Institutional Business
  • * Fixed Income
  • * Global iShares
1996 – 2006

Vice President, Finance

Charles Schwab
  • CFO - Retail Branch Network, Call Centers, Schwab Corporate Services (Retirement Division), Int'l/Offshore
1993 – 1996

Manager of Finance

Bank of America
1990 – 1993

Senior Accountant

Deloitte & Touche

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