Deputy Managing Director - Axis Bank
Rajiv Anand, 55 years, with an illustrious career spanning more than 30 years has focused on various facets of the financial services industry. Having held key management positions at leading global financial institutions, he is widely recognized for his strengths in capital markets and for successfully building new businesses to scale.
Rajiv joined Axis AMC in 2009 and was the founding Managing Director & CEO of Axis Asset Management Co. Ltd. He was appointed as the President (Retail Banking) of Axis Bank in May 2013, to spearhead the business with his sharp acumen which led to the achievement of several key milestones. Subsequently, he was inducted onto the Board of the Bank in May 2016. He took over as the Head – Wholesale Banking in 2018 to steer the business ahead, ensuring both growth and sustainability. He is now the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank, w.e.f 27th December 2021, leading some of the most critical functions, including Wholesale Banking and Digital Banking, along with support functions like Marketing and Corporate Communications.
He is a Member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and the Committee of Whole Time Directors of the Bank. He is the Co-Chair of the Banking Taskforce at CII - Western region, a member of the National Committee on Banking at CII and holds several key positions in other committees and industry bodies. Rajiv Anand is a Commerce graduate and a Chartered Accountant by qualification.