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CEO Board of Directors
   MR. C. VENKAT NAGESWAR - Chairman  

Mr. C. Venkat Nageswar, the Dy. Managing Director of State Bank of India, has vast all-round experience spanning over 32 years, covering different aspects of banking.

Mr. Venkat currently oversees the overall treasury portfolio of India’s largest bank with significant exposure to various market segments such as foreign exchange, money market, equity, investments etc.

Mr. Venkat, who joined the Bank as a Probationary Officer in 1983, has held various critical assignments both in India and abroad. Some of his recent assignments are:-

Regional Head (East Asia), Hong Kong, overseeing business development of SBI in East Asia, covering China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines’ etc.

General Manager, Network-I, Bangalore, leading a network of over 200 branches, engaged in Retail Operations, Credit and Cross Selling.

Special Secretary to Chairman, providing necessary support.

Dy. General Manager (Treasury Marketing Group), Global Markets, overseeing marketing of Treasury products to customers across the country.

Earlier he was posted as Chief Dealer at the Offshore Banking Unit of the Bank at Bahrain, responsible for forex business, money markets and ALM. Prior to the above assignments, he worked in different verticals like Mid-Corporate Group, Credit, Relationship Banking and Retail Operations.


  Mr. Ananth Narayan -Managing Director & Regional Head – Financial Markets Asean & South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank (Vice Chairman)  

Co-Head of Wholesale Banking, South Asia. Ananth has 19 years of experience in the banking industry. He holds a B. Tech (Electrical Engg.) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and a MBA from Indian Institute of  Management (IIM) Lucknow. He joined Standard Chartered Bank in August 2009. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank he was with Citibank in Mumbai till 2005 (Director & Head of FICC Trading), and with Deutsche Bank in Mumbai (Head of Rates Sales & Trading, South Asia – till August 2009). As Co-Head of Wholesale Banking in SCB, he has joint responsibility for business strategy, performance and people for Wholesale Bank across South Asia. Ananth is a director on the board of Standard Chartered Securities (India) Ltd. Ananth has been a part of various RBI committees (including the one that launched FX Options in India, Interest Rate Futures, Financial Stability etc). He appears in print and television media for views on financial markets.


  Mr. S.P. Kher-Chief (Investments :M&A) LIC of India  
  Mr. Manoj Rane - Director  

Manoj Rane is the Managing Director and Head – Fixed Income and Treasury at BNP Paribas India. He is responsible for the Bank’s Capital Markets (ex – equity) business in India.  Prior to this, he has worked with multinational banks like Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of America and was part of the initial group that set up the new Private Sector IndusInd Bank Ltd. He has 25 years of experience in the Markets business.  He was part of the initial group involved in setting up the Fixed Income Money Market & Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA). Currently, he represents BNP Paribas on the FIMMDA Board.


 Mr. B. Prasanna - Director

Mr. B Prasanna is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Securities Primary Dealership Limited (I-Sec PD), one of the first and largest Primary Dealers in India. I-Sec PD is a wholly owned subsidiary of ICICI Bank, and would rank as one of the most active and influential prop trading house in the Fixed Income space. It has a leading presence across all fixed income products including syndication and placements and is considered a pioneer in fixed income and macro economic research in India. The Company has received many awards from prestigious journals such as Euro Money, Asia Money and Finance Asia over the last many years.

Mr.B.Prasanna, 43, is a rank holding Chartered and Cost Accountant and has passed the final level of Chartered Financial Analyst program, USA in June 2005 and has considerable experience in trading in various asset classes. He himself has been a key contributor to the developmental efforts in the fixed income market in India and has been a part of various committees formed by key regulators like Reserve Bank of India and Securities and Exchange Board of India.  He is also the Chairman of the Primary Dealers Association of India (PDAI) and a Director in FIMMDA.




Education: M.A(Economics),CAIIB
• Joined the bank on 14thJuly 1993.
• From July 1993 to January 1999,Export-Import Department/Forex Bank Office.
• From 1999 to 2003,Branch head.
• From 2003 to 2006,Forex Dealer at Specialised Integrated Treasury Branch.
• From July 2006 to Oct 2008,Dealer at GCC operations Dubai.
• From Oct 2008 to Nov 2011,Chief Dealer(Forex),Bank of Baroda Specialised Integrated   Treasury Branch.
• From Dec 2011 to Feb 2015,Assistant General Manager,Incharge of Front office,Bank of Baroda Specialised Integrated Treasury Branch.
• Since March 2015,Deputy General Manager,Specialised Integrated Treasury Branch.
• During 2009 to 2014,Secretary/Chairman of FAI(Forex Association of India).


  Mr. Moni N.S.S  

PRESENT ASSIGNMENT : Executive Vice President & CFO of SBI DFHI Limited (on deputation from State Bank of Travancore)

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 Shashikant Rathi - Director  

Mr. Shashikant Rathi is Executive Vice President and Head of Treasury at Axis Bank Ltd. Mr. Rathi, 38, is a rank holding Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of experience in the financial sector and markets. He started his career in Unit Trust of India, the oldest mutual fund in India.

He joined Axis Bank in 2003 in the the capital markets division and worked across fixed income segments covering corporate bond trading & sales, syndication and placements, equity trading etc. Shashikant was instrumental in taking Axis Bank to a leadership position in the Indian Debt Capital Markets. Axis Bank has maintained the top position in the league table consistently over past 8 years and is running one of the largest corporate bond investment portfolio in the industry.

After building a successful corporate bond and equity trading businesses, he took over the overall fixed income portfolio of the Bank along with asset liability management (ALM) and capital markets in 2013. He then moved on to become the Treasurer of the Bank and currently heads all interest rates, forex and derivatives trading, domestic and international debt capital markets businesses, and also ALM which includes the regulatory CRR, SLR, LCR along with overall liquidity, interest rate and currency risk management of the Bank.

  Mr. Baby K.P – Director  

Mr Baby K P is Additional General Manager and Head of Treasury at Federal Bank, Mumbai. He is responsible for Forex, Money Market operations,Derivative Trading, Fixed Income security operations. He has more than 30 years of banking experience including exposures in Credit, Treasury and Retail Banking . A commerce graduate from Kerala University and a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI (India), he headed many Metro, Semi Urban branches and Regions of the Bank. He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and has completed FRM I of GARP ( Global Association of Risk Professionals), USA. He had been in the leadership role in successful completion of many projects like Group Housing Projects for Bank officers, Setting up Engineering College etc.

  Mr. Pranab Kumar Saha-Director  

 Shri Pranab Kumar Saha is a Senior Executive with over 38 years of experience in Banking business, currently working as General Manager(Treasury) in Union Bank of India.

 Born on 5th January, 1958. Shri Saha holds Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology). His career in banking began when he joined Union Bank of India as Probationary Officer in 1979.

 His 38 years of service in Union Bank of India saw him rise in his career with key responsibilities held in Branches, Regional Office and Head Office, covering a vast spectrum of banking operations. During the period, he handled Corporate Credit, Foreign Exchange Operations(both Front office and Back office), Debt Capital Markets, Fixed Income and Investment Banking Businesses.

 Shri Saha has attended several internal/external training programmes and seminars on Banking, Credit Management, ‘Bourse’, Treasury & International Banking and Leadership Development programmes conducted by BTC- RBI, NIBM- Pune, NIBSTC-Delhi and IIM-Bangalore. He has also undergone training programme held abroad conducted by Bank of America, Singapore and Deutsche Bank, Singapore.

 Shri Saha has been appreciated by the Top Management of the Bank for foiling a recent biggest cyber attack and saving the Bank from substantial potential loss.

  Mr.D Suresh Pai  

Name: Shri D Suresh Pai

As Director

  • · SWIFT India Domestic Services Pvt Ltd.
  • · Commonwealth Trust India [P] Ltd
  • · Canara Bank Securities Limited.

On Advisory Board/Committee

  • · M/s. IDFC Private Equity Fund
  • · M/s. India Opportunity Fund – SIDBI
  • · M/s. Tata Capital Health Care Fund
  • · M/s. L & T Infra Investments Partners Fund

Experience in Number of Years: 36 years

Educational Qualification: M.Com, CAIIB

Career Profile

A result oriented Banking professional with more than 36 years of Banking exposure with Canara Bank, a leading Nationalized Bank in India.

Has worked in various types of branches small to metropolitan branches, and also as a Zonal Head.

Inducted into Treasury Operations of the bank in the year 1993. Has been handling the Bond, G-Sec & equity portfolio of the bank for more than 24 years. At present serving as General Manager and Head of Treasury.

He has also served as the Managing Director of Canara Bank’s subsidiary, M/s. Canara Bank Securities Ltd.

  Mr.Rajendra Hirve  

Mr Rajendra Hirve - General Manager- Treasury & International Division (Central Bank of India) holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Law (University of Pune Rank Holder) & CAIIB.

He has more than thirty nine years’ experience in General as well as International Banking including Treasury operations, Risk Management and Audit & Inspection, having worked in various positions such as Branch Head, Chief Dealer, Regional Head and Chief Internal Auditor in the States of Maharashtra, TamilNadu, Gujarat and New Delhi.

He had been a Senior Faculty Member at Sir Sorabji Pochkhanawala Bankers Training College ( Central Bank of India & Dena Bank) and is a visiting faculty at NIBM and training colleges of various banks.

He was Joint Secretary & Chairman- Education Committee of Forex Association of India from 2010 to 2012.

He is also a resource person as well as Management Committee Member for FEDAI and has contributed a booklet “Documentary Credits & Standby Letters of Credit” published by FEDAI.

He is also a member of FEDAI’s Steering Committee for “Implementation of FX Global Code”.

He is also Nominee Director on the Boards of :

  1. Cent Bank Home Finance Limited
  2. Cent Bank Financial Services Limited
  3. AFC India Limited