Member, Board of Directors/Board of Supervisors
Over thirty four years of experience in the Banking sector with twenty years in leadership positions and have extensive experience and managed large teams in Corporate & Investment Banking, Retail Banking and Private Banking. Well networked in the Indian and Middle East corporate and financial sector as also in the financial sector in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Intensive skills in developing new business, recruiting and managing winning teams and operating profit centers. Have handled a portfolio size of US $ 5 billion and 125 client bankers in corporate banking, US $ 0.75 billion and team size of over 1000 in SME, Retail banking and Wealth Management and US $ 2 billion and 30 private bankers in private banking.
Integral part of the management team responsible for setting up a successful new private sector bank (ICICI Bank) with a business size of US $ 0.5 billion with 30 % of the total business of the bank. Worked on the transformation of a traditional bank (ING Vysya Bank subsequent to the takeover by ING) to the global standards of ING and increased business by about 70 % and turned around the loss making franchise to achieve profit level of about US $ 7.5 million.
Worked with McKinsey & Co for formulating and implementing the strategy for operational integration of ICICI and ICICI Bank. Worked on a number of strategic projects with global consultants including development of brand intent for ING group in India with Monitor.
Experience in dealing with multilateral institutions and was deputed as a KFW consultant to Nepal Industrial Development Corporation in 1989-90.
Have served in the board of a large number of well known corporate.
1994 Advanced Management Program, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
1977-1981 Fellow* (Finance and Accounts), Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
* Equivalent to Doctorate in Business Management
1975-1977 MA (Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
May 2010 - Signature Corporate Advisors CEO & MD
Dec 2006 – Jan 2010 ING Asia Private Bank, Dubai, MD & Head
Apr 2002 - Dec 2006 ING Vysya Bank CEO (North & East)
Jan 2000 –Apr 2002 STG International Ltd. CEO
Oct 1994 – Dec 1999 ICICI Bank/ICICI General Manager
Aug 1981 – Sep 1994 ICICI Ltd. Vice President