Shri Rajnish Kumar

Shri Rajnish Kumar
Chairman, State Bank of India

Shri Rajnish Kumar, is a nominee Director on the Board of our Company, w.e.f. 26th April 2016.

Shri Rajnish Kumar assumed charge as Managing Director (National Banking Group) on 2nd November, 2015. Prior to this, he was holding charge as Managing Director (Compliance & Risk) of State Bank of India from 26th May, 2015. Shri Rajnish Kumar was heading SBI Capital Markets Limited (the Merchant Banking arm of State Bank of India) as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, prior to becoming Managing Director in SBI.

Shri Rajnish Kumar has been with the State bank of India for over three decades, having joined the Bank as a Probationary officer in 1980. An M. Sc. In Physics, apart from CAIIB, Shri Kumar has held several key assignments across various business verticals, including two overseas assignments in Canada and U.K. He has vast experience in handing large credit, project finance, foreign exchange and retail banking. Shri Kumar has held such important positions as Dy. General Manager, Pune Zone; General Manager (NW-II), Mumbai; Regional Head, SBI (UK); Chief General Manager, North East Circle and Chief General Manager, Project Finance. Shri Kumar is an avid traveler and has visited several countries. He loves sports and is a good player of Badminton.

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