Senior Management

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Munish Sharda
Executive Director
- Axis Bank

Munish Sharda, age 53 years, is Executive Director at Axis Bank. He was earlier Group Executive & Head – Bharat Banking, Axis Bank since September 2021. In his role as Executive Director, he is responsible for driving business growth in Rural & Semi urban markets across all product offerings of the Bank and is also responsible for Retail Lending businesses for the bank. He is also the Chairman of A.TReDS Limited (Axis Bank’s subsidiary), and a trustee at Axis Bank Foundation.

He has worked for over 25 years in banking and financial services sectors across across product categories in all the major markets of the country. He brings in rich leadership experience in scaling businesses, leveraging digital & technology to drive business outcomes, building people capabilities, and enhancing customer experience.

Munish started his financial services career with Global Consumer Bank, Citibank India, where he worked across geographies, products and businesses for over a decade.

Prior to joining Axis Bank, Munish was the Managing Director & CEO of Future Generali India Life Insurance for over 7 years where he led transformation & growth & scaled up the business with improved profitability. He has also worked in the consumer goods industry with Blow Plast Limited and with engineering major Larsen & Toubro Limited.

Munish holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College and has completed his post graduate diploma in Management from IIM Lucknow. He also holds a Certification in ESG Investing by CFA Institute, USA.