Senior Management


Ganesh Sankaran
Group Executive - Wholesale Banking Coverage Group
- Axis Bank

Ganesh Sankaran has served as the Group Executive for the Wholesale Banking Coverage Group at Axis Bank since March 2019. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate client coverage, credit and risk functions and has managed verticals like Corporate Credit, Financial Institutions, Business Banking, Mortgages, Commercial Transportation, Equipment Finance & Rural Lending. At Axis Bank, he oversees all functions in Wholesale Business segment including Conglomerates and Large Corporates, Medium Enterprises, Domestic & Global Financial Institution, Government Coverage, Public Sector Undertakings, Multinational Companies, Start-ups, and New Economy Group. He also oversees the overseas branches of the bank.

Before joining Axis Bank, he was an Executive Director at Federal Bank. His responsibilities included creation of a robust business architecture across the Wholesale Bank, Micro/Rural bank, and Business Banking. He was also responsible for the international offices of Federal Bank. Additionally, he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors for Equirus Capital and Fedbank Financial Services Ltd.

Prior to that, he was associated with HDFC Bank where he was Co-Head, Corporate Banking, and was responsible for leveraging relationships across corporate and wholesale segments. He serves on the Board of Axis Capital.

Ganesh Sankaran holds a master’s degree in business administration from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from VJTI, Mumbai.