Shri Amitabh Chaudhry,
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Axis Bank
Amitabh Chaudhry is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Axis Bank. He joined the bank in January 2019, after successfully leading HDFC Life for nine years. Under his leadership, HDFC Life emerged as the finest brand in the insurance
space and is today one of India’s largest private life insurers.
Prior to HDFC Life, Amitabh was the Managing Director and CEO of Infosys BPO and the Head of testing unit of Infosys Technologies Ltd. He was instrumental in building the BPO right from its inception and was later credited for making it an extremely
profitable business having presence across seven countries. He started his career with Bank of America in 1987 and played diverse roles such as Head of Technology Investment Banking for Asia, Regional Finance Head for Wholesale Banking and
Global Markets, and Chief Finance Officer of Bank of America (India). He moved to Credit Lyonnais Securities in 2001 as the Head of Investment Banking franchise for South East Asia and successfully structured the finance practice for Asia
before joining Infosys BPO in 2003.
Amitabh is an Engineer from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and Post Graduate in Business Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.