Mr. Shirke joined OC in August 2008 as Head of Finance, to oversee the function of Finance. A Chartered Accountant from India and Certified Public Accountant from USA, Mr. Shirke has 25 years of work experience, predominately in banking services industry. During his career, Mr. Shirke has held many senior management positions in the Finance and related functions in various financial institutions in the Gulf.
Prior to joining OC, he worked as Manager – Financial Planning & Control of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) in Bahrain for two and a half years, responsible for strategic planning and internal control. During his career, he has spent many years in senior management roles with multi-national institutions, such as, BNP Paribas and American Express in Bahrain.