Senior Management

Sumit Bali

Munish Sharda
Group Executive and Head - Bharat Banking
- Axis Bank

Munish Sharda is the Group Executive & Head – Bharat Banking, Axis Bank since September 2021. With a career spanning over 27 years, Munish brings in rich leadership experience with a successful track record of financial and operational turnarounds, leveraging digital and tech stack and enhancing people capabilities to transform business across the banking and insurance industries.

Munish started his financial services career with Citibank where he worked across geographies and businesses (mortgages, unsecured lending, community banking, and developer finance). He has also worked in the consumer goods industry and was part of the team at L&T which set up their agricultural tractor manufacturing business.

Prior to joining Axis Bank, Munish was the MD & CEO of Future Generali Life Insurance for more than 7 years where he led transformation & growth, scaled up the business with improved profitability and quality of business and built strong partnerships with banks and retail ecosystems.

Munish holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Punjab Engineering College and has completed his MBA from IIM Lucknow.