The role of Company secretaries is often misunderstood by people to be a clerical one (as in, someone who answers phones and schedules meetings). In reality, a company secretary is someone in a senior position in a private sector company or public sector organisation. The company secretary is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented.
Today, we are talking with Mr Sundharesan Jayamoorthi, a fellow member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, the Association of Secretaries and Managers, and The Center for Corporate Governance. In addition, he is a member of the Institute of Directors and is a Law graduate from Karnataka University. He holds a Bachelor of General Laws from Annamalai University. Mr Sundharesan is a second-generation company secretary and has over three decades of experience.
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