Mr. Naveen Tahilyani,
Group Executive – Head Banking Operations and Transformation - Axis Bank
Mr. Naveen Tahilyani is the Group Executive – Head Banking Operations and Transformation at Axis Bank since January, 2020. He brings with him 22 years of experience in financial services in both operating and consulting roles.
At Axis Bank, he leads all functions under Retail & Wholesale Banking Operations, Information Technology, Strategy and Business Intelligence Unit of the bank.
Before joining Axis Bank, he was the CEO of Group Partnership Distribution at AIA. Prior to that, he served as the MD & CEO of Tata AIA Life Insurance in India. Under his leadership, he was responsible for creating a distinctive customer experience using data and digital, and streamlining and improving distribution and back end operations. As a result, in his tenure as CEO, Tata AIA grew to a top quartile position in retail volumes and achieved industry benchmark profitability and quality metrics. Prior to Tata AIA, Mr. Tahilyani was a Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company, where he led the India and South-East Asian Financial Institutions Group (FIG) practice.
Mr. Tahilyani holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. Other than his work, he is passionate about long distance running, reading and watching science fiction.