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Shri G. Padmanabhan (DOB 29.05.1955), is a post graduate in Economics (First Class- First) from the University of Kerala and an MBA (International Banking and Finance) from the Birmingham University, UK.
He joined Reserve Bank of India in March 1979 and was elevated as Executive Director on 4th July, 2011, the position from which he superannuated on 31st May, 2015. During his successful career in RBI, Shri Padmanabhan has handled various challenging assignments including Regional Director of a major regional office of RBI from November 2003 – April 2005 and Head of Department of Payment & Settlement Systems in the Bank.
As Executive Director in Reserve Bank of India, Shri Padmanabhan was looking after Department of Information and Technology, Department of Payment and Settlement Systems and Foreign Exchange Department.
Shri Padmanabhan has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of Bank of India on 14th August, 2015 for a period of three years.
   



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Mr Dinabandhu Mohapatra, a post-graduate in Economics and holding a degree in Law, joined Bank of India as a Direct Recruit Officer in the year 1984. During his career spanning over three decades, he has headed various Branches, Departments, Zones and National Banking Groups in Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern parts of the country.
He carries with him vast knowledge and multi-dimensional banking experience including Treasury Operations, International Banking, Priority Sector Lending, Corporate Lending, Marketing, Recovery, Human Resources, spanning over thirty three years, including his stint as Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong and Singapore Centres of Bank of India.
As Executive Director of Canara Bank, he was overseeing International Operations, Overseas Credit, Strategic Planning & Development (including Economic Intelligence & BPR), Retail Resources, Marketing, Selling & Cross-selling, Government Business and Fee Income Vertical, Corporate Credit, PAG & Syndication, CDR & Stressed Accounts, Financial Management & Subsidiaries.
He was Director on the Boards of Canara Bank’s Subsidiaries – CHOICe, Canbank Factors & Canbank Computer Services Limited.

He has taken charge as Managing Director & CEO of the Bank on 05 May, 2017.

     
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Shri Neelam Damodharan has taken over charge as Executive Director of Bank of India on 16th February, 2017.


Prior to his elevation as Executive Director of Bank of India, he was Chief Executive,
US Operations, Bank of Baroda.


Shri Damodharan is a Science graduate, CAIIB and Diploma holder in Financial Management. He joined Bank of Baroda as Direct Recruit Officer in the Year 1983 and rose to the position of General Manager, overseeing International operations and in-charge of international projects. He has been a part of several important positions at foreign centers of Bank of Baroda. He has 34 years of banking experience which involves both policy and operational exposure at various levels.

   

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Shri Atanu Kumar Das is a post graduate in Applied Economics and NET holder from UGC. While pursuing a doctoral degree at IIT, Kharagpur, Shri Das joined the Banking Industry as Economist in the year 1994.

 

In his 23 years of banking experience, he has been involved at both policy and operational levels. Prior to assuming charge as Delhi Regional Head in January 2015, he was heading Vijaya Bank's Lucknow Region for more than 3 years. While at a Vijaya Bank's Corporate Office, Shri Das has handled key Departments as Planning & Development & also was posted as Executive Secretary to C&MD for more than 2 years.

He has been part of several important training programs/workshops conducted at premier institutions like IIM (Kozhikode), IIM (Ahmedabad), ASCI, NIBM, BTC and Frankfurt School of Business Management.

He has taken charge as Executive Director of Bank of India on 17.02.2017.

   

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Shri Chintapalli Gayatri Chaitanya, a postgraduate in agriculture and CAIIB, joined Bank of India as Probationary agricultural officer in June 1985.

He has handled several assignments during his 32 years career with the Bank. Prior to his elevation as Executive Director of Bank of India, Shri Chaitanya was Chief Executive of Bank of India Singapore Centre covering Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia & Myanmar. Started the career as an agricultural officer Shri Chaitanya handled Managerial position in various branches across the India, thus acquiring all round banking / administrative knowledge. He got wide experience in operations as well as in controlling offices. Shri Chaitanya got wide overseas experience in various capacities including as a Vice President of New York Branch. Besides in depth credit knowledge and experience Shri Chaitanya got very good experience in IT. As a team leader he was instrumental in successful implementation of migration systems from Midas to Midas Plus in New York.

Shri Chaitanya is the key person, who started the Syndication cell as a separate department in Bank of India. He also got wide experience in Project Finance with Technical Appraisal Department. In the process he gained vast experience in Power, Road, Steel, Infra and Manufacturing sectors. Shri Chaitanya also held as head of corporate credit branch.

As Chief Executive of Singapore Centre he initiated various measures very effectively, including regulatory compliances, AML/CFT.

Shri Chaitanya has been elevated as Executive Director of Bank of India with effect from 09th October 2017.     
   

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Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, 56 years, is an MA and MBA. He is a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer of Gujarat cadre and was Principal Secretary to CM of Gujarat. Shri Murmu held key administrative positions in the State Government. Subsequently, with his posting in Central Government, he was appointed Joint Secretary in Department of Expenditure in Ministry of Finance. Presently, Shri Murmu is holding the charge as Additional Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

Shri Girish Murmu has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of Bank of India w.e.f. 14th June, 2016 or until further orders.
   

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Smt. Rosemary Sebastian is the Chief General Manager of the Reserve Bank of India at its Central Office in Mumbai. In her career with the Reserve Bank of India, spanning over three decades, she has worked in various capacities in the functional areas of Banking Supervision, Internal Debt Management, Foreign Exchange regulation, Rural Credit, Government and Bank Accounts and Consumer Protection. She was a member of several Committees appointed by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India. She served as the Banking Ombudsman for Maharashtra and Goa from May 2012 to February 2016.

Smt. Rosemary Sebastian is a post graduate from Osmania University and has a Diploma in Treasury Investment and Risk Management (DTIRM). She is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers(CAIIB).
Smt. Rosemary Sebastian has been appointed as RBI Nominee Director on the Board of Bank of India w.e.f. 26th April, 2016.

 
 
   

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Smt. Veni Thapar, 45 years, is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI and also holds the degree of a Cost Accountant from Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. She is a Certificate holder from Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Her areas of interest are RBI & FEMA matters, Banking matters, International Taxation, Income Tax, Company Law and Associated fields.

Smt. Veni Thapar has been appointed as Part-time Non-official Director under Chartered Accountant category on the Board of Bank of India w.e.f. 21st June, 2016 for a period of three years from the date of notification of her appointment or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
   

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Shri Neeraj Bhatia, 45 years, is a Science Graduate. His area of knowledge is Banking & Finance. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also the member of European Corporate Governance Institute, Belgium and member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association, USA.

He is the partner in M/s. Samsand & Associates, Chartered Accountants which handles various audit of public sector undertaking, banks, financial institutions including public limited companies.

He has served Bank of India as Chartered Accountant Director nominated by the Government of India, for a period of 3 years from 17.10.2011 to 16.10.2014.

He is elected as Shareholder Director of the Bank for a term of 3 years w.e.f. 25.10.2014.
   


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Shri Sanjiv Kumar Arora,52 years, is a Commerce Graduate. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His area of knowledge is Banking & Finance.

Shri Arora served as a Director on the Board of Punjab & Sind Bank for a period from 15.7.2011 to 14.7.2014. He was on the panel of Arbitrators maintained by the Registrar Co-operative Societies, New Delhi. He was also a member of Steel Consumer Council for a period of two years. The Department of Revenue, MOF, Govt. of India has appointed him as a member of National Committee for Promotion of Social & Economic Welfare for a period of 3 years w.e.f. 1.2.2011 and again re-nominated him as a member of the said Committee for next 3 years w.e.f. 1.2.2014.

He is elected as Shareholder Director of the Bank for a term of 3 years w.e.f. 25.10.2014.
   



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