Renu Agrawal


Dr. Agrawal has held several leadership positions specializing in growth and transforming business models. Dr. Agrawal serves on the board of Woodruff-Sawyer & Co., an insurance brokerage and consulting firm in the U.S. and she serves on both their Audit and Compensation committees. She also serves on the board of Allvue Systems, a provider of technology for investment managers in the private capital and credit markets industry. From 2006 to 2019, she held various positions with Wells Fargo & Company, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for its Financial Institutions Group from 2017 to 2019 and as the head of its International Treasury Management business from 2012 to 2017.  She played a leadership role in the Wells Fargo-Wachovia merger. Earlier, Dr. Agrawal was Chief Operating Officer at ValleyCrest Companies and Quisic Corporation. She began her career as a scientist at Polaroid and worked at McKinsey & Company. Dr. Agrawal is a founding member of Neythri, a global community of South Asian professional women committed to helping each other succeed, and in 2018 she received the National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award. Dr. Agrawal holds an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT. She graduated with a B.Tech in Metallurgy from IIT, Kanpur.