About us

Innovative Technology Solutions for Wealth Managers, Brokers, Banks and other Financial Institutions

Dion Global Solutions is a leading technology solution provider, partnering with global banking and financial institutions to optimise the processing of business operations and transform their customer experience. With over three decades of experience in building creative software solutions for wealth management; post trade processing; FATCA, CRS and other tax compliances; mutual fund distribution and governance, risk and compliance, we understand the needs of our customers and build customised solutions to address their specific requirements.

Dion Global’s integrated front to back office software solutions are designed to meet the specific needs of investment banking, retail and commercial banking, institutional trading and private client wealth management and stockbroking. With presence in 13 cities across 8 countries, we have grown into a leading global financial technology solutions provider. We have over 250 clients in 10 countries supported by a worldwide staff of 300, including more than 200 in product development.

Vision
To be a leading provider of products and solutions to the financial services marketplace - driven by innovation, delivering superior value for all stakeholders globally

Mission
We aim to build value for our stakeholders:
• Build innovative technology solutions for our customers and help grow their business profitability while meeting increasing demands of their customers and complying with regulatory requirements.
• Create a stimulating work environment that enables our staff to increase their knowledge and create a clear career path for themselves
• Increase revenue and profit margins and create value for our shareholders.

Board of directors

Maninder singh grewal

Non-Executive Chairman & Independent Director

Non-Executive Chairman of Dion Global, Maninder Singh Grewal has over 30 years of experience in the IT space. His exposure to computing and IT started from course at IIT Kharagpur where he graduated with degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1973.

Commencing 1989, he was Wipro’s principal vendor in the North. He was instrumental in migrating the Ludhiana Stock Exchange to electronic trading. In addition, his company worked for the Army extensively implementing computer networks for many Brigades and a full Armored Division.

He joined Dion (formally Religare Technova Ltd) in 2006, has been instrumental in its growth. He was the CoChair of the NASSCOM Noida Council and anchors the NASSCOM National Annual Tech Conference and helped conceptualize a Data Analytics Conference. Both are now scheduled annual events on the NASSCOM calendar.

Maninder was a member of the panel of MOH for the creating a National Standard for Medical Records. He mentors start-ups for growth and value creation and believes that going digital is now a core tool for managing disruption. He travels widely and is an avid Bridge player.

Ms. Kiran Sharma

Independent Director

Ms. Kiran Sharma, aged 51 years, is commerce and law graduate and a Fellow member of ICSI. She is the proprietor of Kiran Sharma & Co., a Practicing Company Secretary firm in existence since 1999. She has over two and a half decades of experience in almost every facet of the Profession of Company Secretaries. Before staring her practice in the year 1999, she served in a Manufacturing and a NBFC company as Head- Secretarial & Legal.

Ms. Kiran Sharma is also a Director on the Board of various prestigious companies of Max India Group. She is also a member of Internal Complaint Committee of Mitutoyo South Asia Private Limited and Registrar of Companies, Delhi & Haryana.

Ms. Jayashree Swaminathan

Independent Director

Ms. Jayashree Swaminathan has over three decades of experience in growing and managing companies in the IT/ITES, Aviation & Legal Industry, has been an entrepreneur and has pioneered in establishing the automated legal compliance Industry in India. She is a management professional and a “Certified Corporate Director” by the Institute of Directors.

Mr. Sanjeev Chandna

Independent Director

Mr. Sanjeev Chandna, aged 55 years, is a commerce graduate and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is possessing 30 years of vast and rich experience with excellent knowledge of financial reporting and accounting. He is practicing senior partner in K B Chandna & Co. since 1988. He is an expert in covering all aspects from start-up business, to financial management and company closures having proven ability in professional judgement dealings with the disclosure of information in financial reporting.

Executive leadership

Michel Borst

MICHEL BORST

Chief Executive Officer

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Michel is the Chief Executive Officer of Dion Global Solutions.

He has over 20 years of successful sales, consulting and management experience in the IT and Financial Services Industry. Prior to joining Dion, Michel was the Vice President for the Financial Services Industry at SAP for the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he was the Managing Director for the Financial Services Industry at Microsoft Enterprise & Partner Group, also in Asia Pacific.

Michel has worked with a number of global IT and consulting companies including IBM and Accenture. His international and regional experience across a variety of sales, design, implementation and operations roles gives him unique insight into the business and technology requirements of today’s financial institutions.

Gopala Subramanium

Gopala Subramanium

Chief Financial Officer

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Gopala has more than 15 years of experience in the financial service industry managing the finance & business intelligence function, and holds expertise in the area of financial reporting and analysis, business modelling/projections, driving & monitoring AOPs, budgets, performance, sales behavior and various cost saving/control initiatives.

As the Chief Financial Officer at Dion, Gopala leads financial operations of the company globally and also plays an instrumental role in developing the company strategy.

Nistha Sareen

Nishtha Sareen

Head – Human Resources

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Nishtha is a performance driven professional with enriched experience in Human Resources management spanning talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, HR process & compliance. She is responsible for managing the HR function for Dion. Nishtha has rich experience in managing the entire gamut of HR functions including conceptualizing and effectuating measures / modifications in the operating procedures to optimize resource and manpower utilization and has hands-on-experience in formulating & implementing innovative HR systems and policies, conducting training programs towards enhancing employee productivity and building committed teams. Prior to Dion, Nishtha worked with Religare Enterprises Ltd and Kotak Life Insurance handling various aspects of the HR function. She holds an MBA degree in HR and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honors) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, Delhi (India).

We have a footprint across all major financial centers across time-zones

Dion Global offices
300

staff across 14 offices globally
250

customers in more than 10 countries
202

strong development team
7

development centres spread across timezones
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