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CMA Chanda Kochhar CEO ICICI Bank

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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