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CEO Board of Directors Committees
  Shri. Sadhu Venkataramana Sastry - Chairman  

Deputy Managing Director, Global Markets, State Bank of India

Shri. Sadhu Venkataramana Sastry, a graduate in Science from Government College, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer on 01st October, 1985. Shri Sastry has held various assignments in the Bank both in India and abroad during his career spanning 34 years.

After his initial banking stint in the North East at various Branches including as Branch Manager, he worked as a forex dealer between 1996 and 2003 in Mumbai.

He held the position of Chief Dealer at SBI Frankfurt and Chief Dealer at SBI London between 2003 and 2008.

As Deputy General Manager (Treasury Management Group) at the Bank’s Corporate Office in Mumbai, he was overseeing treasury operations of overseas offices between 2008 and 2011. As General Manager (Network II) in Ahmedabad Circle, he was leading retail operations of around 400 branches. As General Manager (Forex) at the Banks’ Corporate Office in Mumbai he was overseeing the forex operations of domestic offices.

Subsequent to his promotion as Chief General Manager, he was heading SBI DFHI Limited (a Standalone Primary Dealer) as MD & CEO from November, 2017 till May, 2020. Presently he is Deputy Managing Director (Global Markets) in State Bank of India, Mumbai. He is also a nominee Director in the Board of SBI DFHI Limited.

 Mr. B. Prasanna - Vice Chairman

Group Executive Head – Global Markets Group & Proprietary Trading, ICICI Bank

Mr. B. Prasanna is a Group Executive and head of the Global Markets group and Proprietary Trading in ICICI bank. He joined the bank in November 2016 and prior to this appointment he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Securities Primary Dealership Limited (I-Sec PD). Under his leadership, I-Sec PD has established a leading presence in the fixed income markets. He has more than 22 years of experience in the Indian Treasury markets. He has been instrumental in contributing to a number of developmental efforts in this market with respect to product development, widening and deepening of the Indian Institutional market. He has been a part of various committees formed by RBI, SEBI and FIMMDA including CoBoSAC formed, by SEBI, for the development of corporate bond market.

He is currently serving as a director on the Board of CCIL (Clearing Corp. of India Ltd.), a Director in the Board of FIMMDA (Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India) for the last 4 years and has in the recent past served as the Chairman of the Primary dealers Association of India.

Mr. B. Prasanna is a CFA, 2005 batch, Chartered and Cost Accountant.

  Mr. Ashish Parthasarathy  

Treasurer, HDFC Bank Ltd.

Mr. Ashish Parthasarthy – Treasurer, HDFC Bank, is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has over 29 years of experience in the Indian financial markets. His career encompasses a wide ranging experience across domains like Money Markets, Bullion, Foreign Exchange and Balance Sheet Management. In his capacity as the Treasurer, he not only manages the bank’s entire treasury operations but is also responsible for the overseas’ balance sheet as well.


  Mr. V Lakshmanan  

Head of Treasury, Federal Bank.

Mr V Lakshmanan is the Head of Treasury, Federal Bank. He has been in the industry for over 20 years now, of which he spent close to 18 years in BNP Paribas. A specialist in Treasury Sales, he was heading the Corporate Treasury Sales in BNP Paribas. The first 2 years in Federal Bank were directed towards setting up a focused Treasury Sales Vertical. In his current role as a Treasurer in Federal Bank, he manages the Bank’s Treasury Operations, covering the Liquidity, Trading and Sales activity of the bank.

Lakshmanan graduated with his Bachelor of Technology from IIT Kanpur and did his Post Gradate Diploma in Business Management from S P Jain Institute of Management & Research, specialising in Finance.

  Mr. Badrinivas NC  

Managing Director - Head of Markets & Securities Services - Citi South Asia

Badrinivas is the Head of Markets & Securities Services (MSS) for Citi South Asia.

In this role, Badri is responsible for delivering on strategic initiatives and business plans for Citi's clients across the MSS businesses. The team is responsible for bringing global products and services to the Indian client base and exporting Indian products and services to Citi’s global client base with the aim to become a trusted advisor.

Citi has been present in India since 1902 and it is regularly awarded the Best International Bank in India from international trade magazines in the region. The MSS business at Citi India is a dominant player across fixed income, currencies, commodities, credit, investments, equity sales & research and custody. The business caters to a diverse set of clients across FPIs, large local corporates, multinationals, mid-market enterprises, SMEs, banks, domestic financial institutions, AMCs and provident funds.Citi India has a FX market share over 15%, 30% in custody services and close to 10% in equities with the bank’s markets business in the country among the top three for the bank globally.

Prior to this role, Badri was the Country Treasurer & Head of Trading (Rates & FX) and Local Markets Treasury for Citibank NA & its affiliates in India - responsible for actively managing the balance sheet & investment portfolio of Citibank NA including its key affiliates, running the trading business for Citibank across Rates & FX products and generating Treasury income through appropriate positioning in the fixed income and FX markets. He is a specialist in Treasury & Asset Liability Management (ALM) with over a decade experience in the Indian fixed income, money markets & FX markets and fully conversation with the present and evolving local & global regulatory framework related to balance sheet management.

Badri was a member of the RBI committee on Pricing of Credit and has been part of various industry body forums. He also regularly appears in the media and writes invitation columns in top financial publications in the country.

He has overall banking experience of 20 years, across products (assets & liabilities) & functions (Operations, Product, Marketing, Sales & Treasury).

  Mr.G. V. Prabhu  

Chief General Manager and Head of Treasury, Canara Bank.

A result oriented Banking professional with more than 35 years of Banking exposure with Canara Bank, a leading Nationalized Bank in India. Has worked in various types of branches small, VLB, ELB, Overseas Branches, Corporate Credit Wing, and also as Circle Head. Working in Treasury Operations of the bank in the year 2016. Has been handling the Bond, G-Sec & equity portfolio, back office operations since past two years. At present serving as General Manager and Head of Treasury.

  Mr. Iswar Padhan  

CGM & Head Treasury, IDBI Bank

Shri Iswar Padhan is Chief General Manager & Head Treasury at IDBI Bank. His current responsibility covers both Domestic and Overseas Treasury functions. He is a member of ALCO, Investment Committee and other committees at his bank.

His has done Masters in Economics and CAIIB. He has over 20 years of experience in the banking majorly in Treasury, Market Risk Management, ALM, FTP, Planning and Retail Banking. He has experience in all major market segments viz., Money Market, Fixed Income, Forex, Derivatives and Equity.

  Mr. Nitesh Ranjan  

Chief General Manager, Union Bank of India.

Nitesh Ranjan is Chief General Manager at Union Bank of India. He is at present Chief Strategy Officer of the Bank, and was Head of Treasury in immediate prior role. He has an accomplished career of about two decades, across government sector and banking, having served in important roles such as Chief Economist, Chief Investor Relations Officer, Head of Balance-sheet Management Group, and as Regional Head of bank's operations across Union Territory of Chandigarh, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

He is director on board of Fixed Income, Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA) and SBI Global Factors Ltd, a subsidiary of State Bank of India. He is also a member of India Forex Committee (IFXC). He was earlier associated with CII as working group member of its National Committee on Banking (2016-17), RBI's committee on review of priority sector norms (2012), and Economic Affairs & Policy Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (2011). He has also published an occasional paper with grant assistance from NABARD on 'Role of Commodity Futures on Price Stabilization' (2005).

  Mr. Moni N.S.S  

Executive Vice President & CFO, SBI DFHI Limited.

Educational Qualification : Bsc, CAIIB

EXPERIENCE : Mr.Moni N.S.S has put in 31 years of service in State Bank of Travancore and has held the following assignments covering various aspects of Banking.

  1. Regional Head of a module covering 38 branches engaged in retail banking, spread over 8 districts in Tamil Nadu.
  2. Assistant General Manager (Tax Administration & Balance sheet) at Head Office, Thiruvananthapuram, responsible for
    • Computation and payment of Service Tax & Income Tax of the Bank, filing of returns and handling tax cases.
    • Preparation / presentation of Balance Sheet of the Bank and coordinating auditing of the Branches/ Bank by Statutory Auditors.
  3. Chief Dealer (Forex - Front office) at Integrated Treasury, Mumbai.
  4. Chief Manager (Forex - Back office) at Integrated Treasury, Mumbai.
  5. Manager (Core Banking Solutions) at Central Data Centre, Mumbai for rolling out and implementation of Core Banking Solutions in the Bank.
  6. Eighteen years of service in branches in various capacities in Accounts, Loans & Advances and International Banking desks.
  Mr. Neeraj Gambhir  

President, Head- Treasury & Markets, Axis Bank.

Mr. Neeraj Gambhir has recently joined Axis Bank as President & Head, Treasury & Markets. He has over 24 years of experience in the financial industry with expertise is in Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Capital markets, Structured Finance, Credit, Derivatives, Risk management and Investment Banking areas.

Previously he was Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income, India for Nomura in Mumbai where he helped set up and grow Nomura's India fixed income franchise. Before that, he was with Lehman Brothers, India as a Managing Director. Earlier, he was associated with ICICI bank as Senior General Manager and Global head of Structured Finance and Balance Sheet Management. During his tenure at ICICI Bank he also helped set up the Proprietary trading desk with trading capabilities across all asset classes viz Fixed Income, Equities, Currencies and derivative markets.

He has been a part of several working groups and committees set up the regulators and policy makers for developing India's financial markets. He was Chairman and board member of Fixed Income and Money Market Dealers Association of India during 2006-7. He was also involved in setting up of the Clearing Corporation of India and was a nominee director on its board. He was also Co-Chair of the Task force set up by Ministry of Finance, Govt of India for establishing a Public debt management office in India. He was involved in India - Japan discussion for financial co-operation as Nomura representative.

He is a regular expert commentator in print and TV on topics related to financial markets, macro economics and banking.

Neeraj holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science and has done his Post Graduation in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow where he was awarded PGP Chairman's Medal.

  Mr. Subrat Kumar  

General Manager (Treasury & Global Markets), Bank of Baroda.

Shri Subrat Kumar is presently the General Manager (Treasury & Global Markets) of Bank of Baroda.

He has over 24 years of experience in the financial sector ranging from Integrated Treasury Operations, Risk Management, Digital Banking, Audit, Corporate Finance, Asset Management etc.

Mr. Kumar is a Science Graduate with additional qualifications of MBA (Finance) & CAIIB.

  Mr. V.V. Murar  

General Manager (Treasury/International Division), Central Bank of India.

Mr.Vijay Murar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Post Graduate Dipoma in Taxation Management. He is presently General Manager(Treasury/International Division) at Central Bank of India. He is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.

He has more than 36 years of General as well as International experience in Banking in the areas of Treasury Operations, HRD, having worked in varous positions such as Branch Head, Regional Head, Zonal Head in various states like Maharashtra, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Delhi.

He also serves as Nominee Director on the Boards of :

  • CentBank Home Finance Ltd. (A subsidiary of Central Bank of India)
  • AFC India Limited
  • Indo-Zambia Bank Ltd. (JV of Central Bank of India, BOI, BOB and Govt.of Zambia)
  • Fixed Income Money Market & Derivatives Association of India –(FIMMDA)