NEW DELHI: Santosh Kumar Mohanty today took charge as whole time member of market regulator Sebi.
He has been appointed to the post for a tenure of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier, said Sebi in a release.
Prior to this assignment, Mohanty served as Executive Director at Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) from September 2015.
He has also served as the Director in erstwhile Forward Markets Commission (FMC).
An officer from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Mohanty has also served in the Income Tax Department in various capacities at Kolkata, Nagpur, and Mumbai.
The existing whole time members of Sebi are G Mahalingam and Madhabi Puri Buch.
Besides, Subhash Chandra Garg, Injeti Srinivas, NS Vishwanathan and Arun P Sathe are the regulator's part-time members.