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Dr. Sanjiv Misra graduated in Economics from St.Stephen’s College, Delhi. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, USA and a Ph.D from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. At Harvard University, he was designated Lucius N. Littauer Fellow of 1987 in recognition of exceptional academic strengths and leadership qualities.
Dr. Misra was a member of the Indian Administrative Service for over 35 years during which period he held a wide range of key positions in the Federal and state governments, including as Managing Director of the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation and stints at senior levels in the Government of India in the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Petroleum and the Ministry of Finance. He was a Secretary in the Ministry of Finance till his superannuation in 2008. Subsequently, he served as a Member of the 13th Finance Commission, a constitutional position with the rank of a Minister of State.
Till very recently Dr. Misra was a member of the Advisory Council of the Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo. He was also a member of the Committee on Fiscal Consolidation (Kelkar Committee) set up by the Finance Minister in August 2012 to chart out a road map for fiscal consolidation for the Indian economy.
Dr. Misra is currently a Public Interest Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of BSE Ltd. and an independent director on the Board of Akzo Nobel India Ltd. He also serves as a member on several government committees.
He has a number of publications on policy issues to his credit.
Ms. Shikha Sharma is the Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank since 2009.
Ms. Sharma began her career with the ICICI group where she has worked across various verticals like Project Finance, Retail Banking and Investment Banking. Her last assignment was as Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, a leading private sector life insurance company in the country.
Ms. Sharma has received wide recognition for her achievements. She is a recipient of many business awards notably; ‘Transformational Business Leader of the Year’ at AIMA’s Managing India Awards – 2012 and ‘Woman Leader of the year’ at Blooomberg - UTV Financial Leadership Awards – 2012 and Businesworld’s Banker of the Year Award - 2012. She has also been listed in prominent publications, such as Forbes List of Asia’s 50 Power Business Women - 2012, Indian Express Most Powerful Indians – 2012 and India Today Power List of 25 Most Influential Women - 2012.
Mr. K. N. Prithviraj holds a Masters degree in Economics. At present, he is the Administrator of the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI). He has been the Chairman and Managing Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce and Executive Director of United Bank of India. He has also worked with Punjab National Bank in various capacities from 1969 to 2003.
Mr. V. R. Kaundinya is a Graduate in Agriculture from AP Agricultural University, Hyderabad. He also holds an MBA degree with specialization in Agriculture from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Kaundinya has worked extensively in the areas of productivity enhancement of farmers and improvement of their profitability through the use of high quality inputs. He has also worked on the development of seed production areas, contract farming systems in the seed / crop production areas in India and abroad. He was involved in a project that was aimed at the elimination of child labour in cotton seed farmers’ fields in Andhra Pradesh. Mr. Kaundinya was a member of the Dr. Swaminathan Committee to develop the Biotech Policy in India. He held various leadership positions in industry associations like the Indian Crop Protection Association, Association of Seed Industry and Crop Biotech Association. He has developed case studies and taught Agricultural Marketing and Rural Developments classes at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. S. B. Mathur is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has also completed ICWA (Part I & II) (London). He has been Chairman of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited and continues to be a Director on its Board.
He was also the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India at a time when the insurance sector was opening up. Prior to taking charge as the Chairman, he was the Executive Director handling Marketing and International Operations. He has held various senior positions at LIC and attended various seminars at national and international forums.
He was appointed by the Government of India as Administrator of the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India from December, 2004 and held the position up to November, 2007. He has also been nominated as a Director on the boards of other reputed companies and is a Director at DCM Sriram Industries Ltd. since the last two years.
Mr. Prasad R. Menon is chemical engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has over 40 years of diverse experience in some of the premier multinational and Indian companies in the chemical and power industry.
In October 2000, Mr. Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Chemicals and led the company to become the largest inorganic chemicals company in India. In the following six years, he successfully completed the acquisition and integration of Bruner Mond (U.K.), Magadi Soda (Kenya) and IMACID (Morocco) resulting in Tata Chemicals becoming the second largest soda ash manufacturer in the world. In October 2006, Mr. Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Power, the largest integrated private power utility in India. He has championed sustainability as a key strategic initiative in the organization.
Mr. Menon is on the Board of several major Tata Group companies, as well as on the Supervisory Board of Sanmar Group in Chennai. He is on the Steering Committee of Combat Climate Change, a group of 66 global companies committed to policy change and implementation of climate change initiatives. He is the first Chairperson of the Association of Power Producers, an association of Private Power Generating companies, the Chairperson of the Group Safety Committee and a member of other key Tata Group Committees, viz. Climate Change, Business Excellence, etc.
Mr. Rabindranath Bhattacharyya has a Masters degree in Economics from Calcutta University and was a member of Indian Police Service. He has completed 36 years in Indian Police Services. He worked for 2 years as lecturer in West Bengal Educational Services.
He was a Nominee Director on the Board of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore from July, 2006 to July, 2009. He has held the positions of Director – Insurance, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance from 1984 to1986; and Director, Department of Steel, Ministry of Steel and Mines from 1981 to 1984. He also worked as a Government Director on the Boards of Oriental Insurance Company, Delhi, United Insurance Company, Chennai, New India Insurance Company, Mumbai from 1984-1986.
He was a member of the local Board of State Bank of India at Kolkata region from June, 2010 to January 2011.
Prof. Samir Kumar Barua has a Master's degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Doctorate in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Prof. Barua has been a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), where he has also held various administrative positions.He is currently, the Director of IIMA. He brings considerable expertise in financial markets and risk management. He is an Independent Director on the Board of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Securities Trading Corporation of India Limited, Coal India Limited, Torrent Power Limited and IOT Infrastructure and Energy Services Limited.
Mr. Som Mittal is the President of NASSCOM, the premier trade body for the IT-BPO Industry in India and is playing a key role to enable NASSCOM and the industry to realise its strategic vision of ‘Transform Business and Transform India.’
Mr. Mittal has more than 22 years of experience in IT industry and has handled both domestic and international operations and is familiar with leveraging technology in corporations. He has worked with WIPRO for 5 years from 1989 to1994 as Chief Executive of their PC Server and Services Division. From 1994 to1999 was the MD of Digital Equipment India Ltd., a company engaged in providing Technology Solutions to corporations including Banks and Financial Institutions. From 1999 to 2006, he was the MD of Digital GlobalSoft (an HP subsidiary); a software services company providing global solutions. From 2006 to 2007, he was Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, at HP.
Having served as MD & CEO of listed companies, he is familiar with the operations and governance structure relevant for such companies. Mr. Mittal has also been appointed as the Chairman of the IT Strategy Committee of the Board of Axis Bank.
Ms.Ireena Vittal holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IIM, Calcutta and a BSc. Electronics from Osmania University. She has worked at McKinsey & Co for 16 years, where she served global and local companies to drive profitable growth. She has significant knowledge relating to agriculture and urban development in India and emerging markets.
She has co-authored several seminal studies relating to agriculture and urbanization including FAIDA, Bharat Nirman, Building Inclusive Indian Cities, among others.
Mr. Rohit Bhagat was appointed as an Additional Independent Director with effect from 16th January, 2013. Mr. Bhagat is a former Senior Managing Director and Chairman of Asia Pacific, BlackRock Inc. and former member of its Global Executive Committee. He has over 20 years of extensive global experience in financial services industry having worked in India, Hong Kong and USA in business leadership, consulting and advisory space.
Mr. Bhagat has held several directorships with various entities of BlackRock. Prior to BlackRock, he was the Global Chief Operating Officer for Barclays Global Investors and has also worked as a Senior Partner & Co-Leader of the United States Financial Services practice at Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Bhagat has B. Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. in engineering from University of Texas and has an MBA from Kellog Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
Mr.V. Srinivasan, joined Axis Bank as the Executive Director - Corporate Banking in 2009 and was elevated as a Director on the Board of Axis Bank in October 2012. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry and has worked in the areas of Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management. Before joining Axis Bank, Mr. Srinivasan was Managing Director and Head of Markets with J. P. Morgan, India. He has served on various RBI Committees including the Technical Advisory Committee, Committee for Repos and Committee for STRIPS. He has also held the positions of Chairman, Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA) and Chairman, Primary Dealers Association of India (PDAI). Currently, he is a member of the CII National Committee on Banking.
He holds an engineering degree from the College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai and is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Mr. Somnath Sengupta, Executive Director - Corporate Center, was elevated as a Director on the board of Axis Bank in October 2012. Mr. Sengupta joined the Bank in 1996 and has headed the Finance function since 2003. In 2009, he was designated Executive Director & CFO.
A graduate in Economics from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, he has more than 31 years of banking experience ranging from Branch Banking, Foreign Exchange and Treasury Operations and Finance. During his tenure as the CFO, the Bank successfully raised capital from both the domestic and overseas market.
His achievements in the area of Finance have received industry wide recognition. In 2010, Mr. Sengupta was given the Best Performing CFO award in the Banking / Financial Services Sector by CNBC TV-18 consecutively for the second time.
Smt. Usha Sangwan has done her Masters in Economics, PGDM in HR Management. She has worked in all core areas of Life Insurance, including Marketing Operations, Personnel, HR, Housing Finance, International Operations, Group Business and Corporate Communications. She has experience in LIC Housing Finance for 3 years – 2 years as Regional Manager of North Zone and 1 year as General Manager, Corporate Office.
As General Manager, she was looking after Retail Finance, Project Finance, Recoveries, Credit Appraisal and NPA Resolution. She also started a new distribution channel i.e. Direct Marketing for LIC, which is no. 1 in business volume in the industry
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20th February, 2012
AQB & Cash Charges Revision
3rd April, 2012
Axis Bank revises the Base rate to 10.00%
6th February, 2012
Now transfer funds to Axis Bank accounts using Axi
2nd February, 2012
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