Ref: Ravishankar Gopalan (Worked as your personal secretary 1998-2003).
I wish to apply for the post of personal secretary in the ICICI Bank. Along with other documents, they have requested for testimonials. I would be grateful to you if you will issue a letter of referral.
The job in Srivari Enterprises was my first employment and it was you who equipped me with all the expertise that I have now. I believe I have been honest and sincere in my work with you and that you have always been satisfied. I trust that you are the one who knows the best about my working capability as I have been your personal secretary for five years in the past. So I wish that you will be my first referral. Hope you will say all that you can in my favour.
I will always be remember with gratitude my days of apprenticeship and employment with you.