Our Leaders

Our Leaders

  • Shri Rajnish Kumar

    Chairman, State Bank Group

     
 

stories of our leaders

 
  • Shri P. K. Gupta

    MD (Retail & Digital Banking)

     
  • Shri Dinesh Kumar Khara

    MD (Global Banking & Subsidiaries)

     
  • Shri Arijit Basu

    MD (Commercial Client Group & IT)

     
 
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    Shri Chalasani Venkat Nageswar

    Dy. Managing Director, (International-Banking Group)

    Shri Venkat has over 32 years' experience covering different aspects of banking and currently oversees the treasury portfolio of India's largest bank, with significant exposure to various market segments including FX

     

    Shri Chalasani Venkat Nageswar

    Dy. Managing Director, (International-Banking Group)

    Shri Venkat has over 32 years' experience covering different aspects of banking and currently oversees the treasury portfolio of India's largest bank, with significant exposure to various market segments including FX, money markets, equities and investments. He has worked in various positions both in India and abroad, including postings in Bahrain, Bangalore and most recently Hong Kong, where he held the role of Regional Head (East Asia).
    Shri Venkat is a director on the boards of several companies and industry associations, has been a part of various RBI committees, and appears in print.

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    Shri Prashant Kumar

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

    Shri Prashant Kumar, a probationary officer of 1983 batch, has varied experience in areas like Retail Banking and Credit.

     

    Shri Prashant Kumar

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer - (With Additional Charge of DMD (HR) & Corporate Development Officer)

    Shri Prashant Kumar, a probationary officer of 1983 batch, has varied experience in areas like Retail Banking and Credit.
    He has worked as Chief General Manager, Kolkata Circle.
    He has also worked as Chairman, Purvanchal Gramin Bank, Gorakhpur.
    Presently he is working as the Deputy Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer of the Bank.

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    Shri K V Haridas

    Dy. Managing Director, (Retail Banking)

    Shri Haridas K.V. joined State Bank of Travancore as Probationary Officer in 1984. The officer had held various key assignments like, as DGM Treasury in SBH, as GM (Recovery & Rehabilitation in SBBJ and as Chief General Manager (Corporate Banking) in SBP.

     

    Shri Haridas K.V.

    Dy. Managing Director, (Retail Banking)

    Shri Haridas K.V. joined State Bank of Travancore as Probationary Officer in 1984. The officer had held various key assignments like, as DGM Treasury in SBH, as GM (Recovery & Rehabilitation in SBBJ and as Chief General Manager (Corporate Banking) in SBP. The officer also had stint in State Bank of India, Frankfurt Branch. Shri Haridas with varied experience in Treasury Operations, SAMG, Risk Management, Retail Business and Corporate Credit assumed charge as DMD (Retail Business) at Corporate Centre on 2nd May, 2017.

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    Shri Anil Kishora

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Risk Officer

    Shri Anil Kishora is holding the position of Dy Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer (DMD & CRO) at State Bank of India. He joined State Bank of India on 2nd December 1982 as Probationary Officer.

     

    Shri Anil Kishora

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Risk Officer

    Shri Anil Kishora is holding the position of Dy Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer (DMD & CRO) at State Bank of India. He joined State Bank of India on 2nd December 1982 as Probationary Officer.

    In his career spanning 36 years, he has held important assignments in various capacities in Human Resources, Credit & International Banking. He led the Bank's Singapore operations as Country Head and CEO from June 2009 to December 2014. Prior to his posting as the Bank's Dy.Managing Director & CRO, Shri Anil Kishora headed the Bank's Chandigarh Circle as Chief General Manager.

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    Shri B. Ramesh Babu

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

    Shri B. Ramesh Babu, assumed charge as Deputy Managing Director (Chief Operating Officer), of State Bank of India, in July 2018. Prior to this, he served as the Chief General Manager of Chennai Circle (covering Tamil Nadu and UT of Pondicherry).

     

    Shri B. Ramesh Babu

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

    Shri B. Ramesh Babu, assumed charge as Deputy Managing Director (Chief Operating Officer), of State Bank of India, in July 2018. Prior to this, he served as the Chief General Manager of Chennai Circle (covering Tamil Nadu and UT of Pondicherry). He was Chief General Manager of Associates & Subsidiaries, was on the Boards of all Associate Banks and had been actively associated with the Board level functioning of all Subsidiaries of the Bank.

    Shri Babu has rich experience of 37 years in multiple areas of Banking and has served in various geographical locations spread across different Circles and abroad. He has been the General Manager of Lucknow Circle, Deputy General Manager of Commercial Branch, Lucknow, Deputy General Manager in Associates & Subsidiaries department and SVP & COO / CFO in SBI Factors & Commercial Services. Shri Babu has also held assignments as Vice President, International Banking, Chicago Branch and was also posted in the Bank's International Division.

    He holds a Post Graduate degree in Commerce from Andhra University.

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    Shri P.N. Prasad

    Dy. Managing Director (Commercial Clients Group-I - With Additional Charge Of CCG II)

    Shri P.N. Prasad, joined as Probationary Officer in State Bank of India on 09.12.1983 and rose upto the position of Deputy Managing Director in the Bank. He is a Post Graduate

     

    Shri P.N. Prasad

    Dy. Managing Director (Commercial Clients Group-I - With Additional Charge Of CCG II)

    Shri P.N. Prasad, joined as Probationary Officer in State Bank of India on 09.12.1983 and rose upto the position of Deputy Managing Director in the Bank. He is a Post Graduate in Chemistry and is an All India rank holder in CAIIB examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Bankers. Held several important assignments viz., Branch Manager, Vidyanagar Branch (Vakadu), Chief Manager (Credit), Commercial Branch, Hyderabad, AGM & RM at CAG, Ahmedabad. On his promotion to Top Executive Grade, he held the assignment of DGM & Branch Head, Diamond Branch, at Mumbai.

    From September 2008 to 2013, he was the Chief Executive Officer, Antwerp Branch in Belgium looking after operations of the Bank in the BENELUX region. He has got rich experience in Corporate & International Banking, Compliances and Risk Management. Handled some challenging assignments such as Chief Executive Officer, Antwerp, General Manager, MCRO, Chennai, Chief General Manager (Mid Corporate), spanning MCROs of Mumbai, Pune and Indore.

    Presently as Deputy Managing Director (Commercial Clients Group I) with the additional charge of (Commercial Clients Group II) he is looking after the Commercial Clients Group of the Bank including the Project Finance & Structuring Business Unit (PFSBU)

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    Shri Sujit Kumar Varma

    Dy. Managing Director (Corporate Account Group)
     
     

    Shri Sujit Kumar Varma joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1987 and has held various important assignments in the Bank. Shri Varma is currently posted as Dy. Managing Director (Corporate Account Group) since June, 2018 and is in charge of the Advances Portfolio of all the top rated large corporate accounts.

     

    Shri Sujit Kumar Varma

    Dy. Managing Director (Corporate Account Group)

    Shri Sujit Kumar Varma joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1987 and has held various important assignments in the Bank. Shri Varma is currently posted as Dy. Managing Director (Corporate Account Group) since June, 2018 and is in charge of the Advances Portfolio of all the top rated large corporate accounts. Prior to this, he was in charge of the International Operations of the Bank across 207 overseas offices in 35 countries. The International operation of SBI has a balance sheet size of USD 60 billion. He is a career banker and has rich experience in almost all the functional area of banking inter alia Corporate & International Banking, Credit Administration and Branch Management, Retail Banking etc. He was the Chief Executive Officer of New York branch from 2009 to 2013, where he was credited with significantly scaling up and broad basing the Bank's business. From June 2013 to July, 2015, Shri Varma held the position of General Manager (Mid-Corporate), Mumbai Region. In this role, Shri Varma was overseeing a very large and diverse credit portfolio of INR 250 Billion. Shri Varma was also on deputation to the Department of Financial services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India from 2004-2009 as OSD.

    With more than three decades of experience in multiple and varied challenging assignments, ShriVarma has been able to bring in banking vision, professional expertise, strategic direction, in his role as Director on the boards of overseas subsidiaries viz Nepal SBI Bank Ltd, SBI Maurutius Ltd, Commercial Indo bank LLC, Moscow, SBI Canada Bank, Canada & President Commissioner, Bank SBI Indonesia PT.

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    Shri Dhananjaya Tambe

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Information Officer
     
     

    Shri Dhananjaya Tambe started his career in 1985 as a Probationary Officer in Corporation Bank in Mangalore, where he was posted in the Agriculture and Rural Development Dept. in the Head Office of the Bank.

     

    Shri Dhananjaya Tambe

    Dy. Managing Director &
    Chief Information Officer

    Shri Dhananjaya Tambe started his career in 1985 as a Probationary Officer in Corporation Bank in Mangalore, where he was posted in the Agriculture and Rural Development Dept. in the Head Office of the Bank. In 1986 he joined the Central Bank of India as a Probationary Officer and served in their Pune City, Sarole and Itwari (Nagpur) branches.

    He joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1987 in the Ahmedabad Circle of the Bank. After serving in the Baroda Main branch of the Bank for five years in various divisions, such as Personal Banking, International Banking and Small & Medium Enterprises Banking, he was transferred as Accountant at GACL Ranoli branch of the Bank for one year.

    Thereafter, he served in the Human Resources Department of the Bank's Local Head Office in Ahmedabad, where he was instrumental in introducing the concept of computer-based Human Resources Management System, and codifying the Bank's instructions related to human resources.

    Shri Tambe served as the Branch Manager of Chavaj GNVFC Complex branch near Bharuch in Gujarat from 1999 to 2001, and during his tenure the branch was computerized and also won the Best Customer Service award. For the outstanding work done in Chavaj GNVFC Complex branch, he was elected to the Chairman's Club of the Bank. During his tenure in this branch, he introduced the concept of centralised processing of retail loans on automated platforms.

    In 2001, he was posted to the Bank's New York branch as Vice President (Deposits and Remittances). During his tenure at New York branch, he was instrumental in upgrading the policies and procedures of the branch, especially those related to BSA/AML. ACH as a mode of remittance was introduced during his time. He developed a computer program for handling redemption of India Millennium Deposits in December 2005, to ensure that the process is fully compliant with the U.S. regulations.

    Upon his return to India in 2006, he was posted as the Regional Manager of Surat region in Gujarat, and had 45 branches under his control. He was instrumental in expanding the presence of the Bank in Surat, by adding 14 new branches in 2007.

    In 2008, he was transferred to the Bhopal Circle of the Bank as the Circle Development Officer and contributed to the strengthening of the Human Resources Management System, and the fixed assets inventory management system of the Bank.

    In 2009, Shri Tambe was posted to the Global IT Centre of the Bank for leading the Integrated Payment Hub Project. In 2011, he became the Dy. General Manager of Internet Banking Department, and during his tenure, many new functionalities were added to the Internet Banking services. He introduced certain features in Internet Banking which ensured that the Bank was able to achieve a zero-fraud status in Internet Banking since July 2012. He was also instrumental in setting up of a Dedicated Accounting Unit for Internet Banking transactions, so that transactions with third parties are properly reconciled.

    He served as General Manager (IT-Infrastructure) from 2013 to 2014, and was instrumental in introducing wireless connectivity for the Bank's branches.

    In 2014, he was appointed as General Manager of Network-1 in the Kolkata Circle of the Bank and was responsible for the business operations of the Bank in the city of Kolkata and the districts of North 24 Paraganas, Nadia and Murshidabad.

    In 2015, Shri Tambe was elevated to the rank of Chief General Manager, and was posted as Chief General Manager (IT-Operations) of the Bank at the Global IT Centre at Belapur. His vertical handled, among others, Financial Inclusion and Government Payment Schemes, the back-office operations of Core Banking System, Pension Payment System, the Complaint Management System, the User Acceptance Testing, management of Human Resources of IT Department, Human Resources Management System, the physical infrastructure of the IT Department, and the Reconciliation and Settlement Systems. From August 2016 till April 2018, Shri Tambe was Chief General Manager (IT-Transformation, Collaboration and Marketing) and is responsible for the Innovations, Social Media, Project Management, marketing of I.T. products, etc. Since May 2018, he has been elevated to Dy. Managing Director & Chief Information Officer.

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    Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer

    Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta, Deputy Managing Director, State Bank Of India, a career banker, joined the bank as a Probationary Officer in February 1987.

     

    Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer

    Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta, Deputy Managing Director, State Bank Of India, a career banker, joined the bank as a Probationary Officer in February 1987. Before assuming as a Deputy Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer, in September 2018, he was the Chief General Manager of State Bank of India, Kolkata Circle. Prior to this, he was General Manager at State Bank Of India, Mid Corporate Regional Office, Pune.

    Shri Sengupta, during his 30 years with State Bank Of India has served in various capacities in different geographies and has hands-on experience both in Retail Banking and Corporate Banking.

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    Shri Challa Sreenivasulu Setty

    Dy. Managing Director, (Stressed Assets Resolution Group)
     
     

    Joined SBI as Probationary Officer in 1988 and held several assignments, mainly in credit, both in India and abroad.

     

    Shri Challa Sreenivasulu Setty

    Dy. Managing Director, (Stressed Assets Resolution Group)

    Joined SBI as Probationary Officer in 1988 and held several assignments, mainly in credit, both in India and abroad.

    From September 2007 to January, 2012 as VP & Head (syndications) in SBI, New York Branch. From January, 2012 to July, 2014 as Deputy General Manager in Commercial Branch, Indore. From July, 2014 to November, 2016 General Manager & RH, CAG Mumbai Branch. Chief General Manager, CAG From June 2016 to April 2018.His present assignment as DMD (SARG) makes him responsible for $21 billion diversified portfolio comprising Oil, Power, Infra, Auto and Telecom Sector.

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    Shri T. Keshav Kumar

    Deputy Managing Director, Commercial Credit Group - II (North & South)


    Shri Keshav Kumar started his career with State Bank of Travancore as Probationary Officer in 1984.

     

    Shri T. Keshav Kumar

    Deputy Managing Director, Commercial Credit Group - II (North & South)

    Shri T. Keshav Kumar started his career with State Bank of Travancore as Probationary Officer in 1984.During his career of more than 35 years in the Bank, he has worked in various geographical locations in India. He has varied experience in diverse areas like Retail, International Banking and Commercial Credit. Before his current appointment as the Deputy Managing Director, Commercial Credit Group - II (North & South), he was the Chief General Manager, Stressed Assets Management Group.

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    Shri Hare Krishna Jena

    Deputy Managing Director, Global Markets, Corporate Centre Mumbai


    Shri Jena started his career with SBI as a Probationary Officer of 1985 batch.

     

    Shri Hare Krishna Jena

    Deputy Managing Director, Global Markets, Corporate Centre Mumbai

    Shri Jena started his career with SBI as a Probationary Officer of 1985 batch. During the 34 years of his service with the bank, he has wide-ranging experience in areas like Retail Banking, International Banking and Credit & Treasury. Some of his previous assignments include General Manager, Hyderabad Circle and also as Vice President (Treasury), Sydney Branch. Before his current appointment as the Deputy Managing Director Global Markets he was the Chief General Manager, Global Markets at Corporate Centre, Mumbai..

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    Shri Soma Sankara Prasad

    Deputy Managing Director, Compliance, Corporate Centre Mumbai

    Shri Prasad started his career with SBI as a Probationary Officer of 1985 batch.

     

    Shri Soma Sankara Prasad

    Deputy Managing Director, Compliance, Corporate Centre Mumbai

    Shri Prasad started his career with SBI as a Probationary Officer of 1985 batch. During his career of more than 34 years in the Bank, he has worked in various geographical locations in India and abroad. He has varied experience in diverse areas like Retail, International Banking and Credit. Before his current appointment as the Deputy Managing Director Compliance he was the Country Head, Singapore Operations.

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    Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary

    Deputy Managing Director (HR) & Corporate Development Officer, Corporate Centre, Mumbai

    Shri Choudhary started his career with SBI as a probationary officer of 1987 batch.

     

    Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary

    Deputy Managing Director (HR) & Corporate Development Officer, Corporate Centre, Mumbai

    Shri Choudhary started his career with SBI as a probationary officer of 1987 batch. During the 32 years of his service with the bank, he has served in various geographical locations spread across circles. Some of his previous assignments include GM, Network I, Ahmedabad, DGM, B&O, Delhi and DGM & CDO, LHO, North East Circle. Before his current appointment as the Deputy Managing Director (HR) & Corporate Development Officer he was the Chief General Manager, Delhi Circle.

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    Shri Swaminathan Janakiraman

    Deputy Managing Director,
    Strategy & Chief Digital Officer, Corporate Centre Mumbai

    Shri Swaminathan started his career as a Probationary Officer of 1988 batch.

     

    Shri Swaminathan Janakiraman

    Dy. Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer

    Shri Swaminathan started his career as a Probationary Officer of 1988 batch. During his career of more than 31 years in the bank, he has worked in various geographical locations in India and abroad. He also has varied experience in diverse areas like Global Trade Services, International Banking Group, MCG among others. He has worked as Vice President & Head(Trade) in New York. Before his current as Deputy Managing Director (Strategy) and Chief Digital Officer, he was the Chief General Manager, Hyderabad Circle

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    Shri Sandeep Tewari

    Dy. Managing Director (Internal Audit Department)
    Corporate Centre, Hyderabad

    Shri Sandeep Tewari started his career with State Bank of India in 1984 from North-East Circle as a Probationary Officer. During his 34-year tenure in various states of India. He has wide –ranging experience in Commercial and International banking.

     

    Shri Sandeep Tewari

    Dy. Managing Director (Internal Audit Department)
    Corporate Centre, Hyderabad

    Shri Sandeep Tewari started his career with State Bank of India in 1984 from North-East Circle as a Probationary Officer. During his 34-year tenure in various states of India. He has wide –ranging experience in Commercial and International banking. Some of his previous assignment include Regional Head and Chief Executive Officer of SBI in Japan. Before his current appointment as Deputy Managing Director, Internal Audit, Hyderabad, he was He was also posted as Chief General Manager of Patna Circle.

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    Shri Sanjiv Chadha

    Dy. Managing Director
    SBI MD & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Limited (SBICAP)

    Shri Sanjiv Chadha started his career with State Bank of India in 1987 as a probationary officer. During his 32-years of experience in various states of India. He has wide ranging experience in areas like retail banking, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and international Banking.

     

    Shri Sanjiv Chadha

    Dy. Managing Director
    SBI MD & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Limited (SBICAP)

    Shri Sanjiv Chadha started his career with State Bank of India in 1987 as a probationary officer. During his 32-years of experience in various states of India. He has wide ranging experience in areas like retail banking, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and international Banking. Some of his previous assignments includes Executive Secretary to the Chairman of the SBI Group. He has also worked in Banks’ Los Angeles office. Previous to his appointment as DMD, SBI and MD & CEO of SBI capital Markets, he was posted as UK Regional Head of State Bank of India

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    Shri Ashwini Bhatia

    Dy. Managing Director SBI MD & CEO, SBI Mutual Fund (SBIMF)

    Shri Ashwini Bhatia Started his career with State Bank of India in 1985 as a probationary officer. During his 34 years of experience in the bank, he has worked in various states. He has wide ranging experience in areas like SME, Mid Corporate, and Forex among others.

     

    Shri Ashwini Bhatia

    Dy. Managing Director SBI MD & CEO, SBI Mutual Fund (SBIMF)

    Shri Ashwini Bhatia Started his career with State Bank of India in 1985 as a probationary officer. During his 34 years of experience in the bank, he has worked in various states. He has wide ranging experience in areas like SME, Mid Corporate, and Forex among others. Some of his previous assignments includes Chief General Manager (SME) General Manager Network 1 (Chandigarh Circle), Deputy General Manager (Forex), etc. He has also worked President and COO of SBI Capital Markets Limited. Previous to his assignment as Deputy Managing Director and MD & CEO of SBI Mutual Fund he was posted as Chief General Manager in Corporate Centre, Mumbai.