CMA Chanda Kochhar CEO ICICI Bank

20 December 2008 |

ICICI Bank has formally announced CMA Chanda Kochhar as CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank. She will succeed one of the most powerful personalities in the bank industry Mr. K V Kamat.

She is Associate Member of ICWAI. She did her Masters in Management Studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

She has worked all the way from being a Management Trainee to become the CEO of ICICI Bank. On her way to way to the top, she has numerous achievements. Under her leadership,the Bank has won several prestigious awards:

  • * “Best Retail Bank in India” – 2005 - The Asian Banker
  • * “Best Retail Bank in India” – 2004 - The Asian Banker
  • * “Best Retail Bank in India” – 2003 - The Asian Banker
  • * “Excellence in Retail Banking Award” -2002 - The Asian Banker
  • * “Best Retail Bank in India” – 2001 - The Asian Banker

As recognition of her contribution to establish ICICI Bank as a leading player in the banking industry Ms. Kochhar has been:

* Ranked 33th in the Fortune’s List of Most Powerful Women in Business, 2007
* Ranked 37th in the Fortune’s List of Most Powerful Women in Business, 2006
* Ranked 47th in the Fortune’s List of Most Powerful Women in Business, 2005
* Awarded Business Woman of the Year 2005 by The Economic Times
* Selected as Retail Banker of the Year 2004 (Asia-Pacific region) by The Asian Banker from
amongst prominent retail bankers in the Asia Pacific region
* Selected as ‘Rising Star Award’ for Global Awards 2006 by Retail Banker International

I congratulate CMA Chanda Kochhar on her new appointment and wish her all the success in years to come.

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