Building the Finest Quality Bank of the World in India by 2020.
YES BANK has been recognized amongst the Top and Fastest Growing Banks in various Indian Banking League Tables by prestigious media houses and Global Advisory Firms, and has received several national and international honours for our various Businesses including Corporate Investment Banking, Treasury, Transaction Banking, and Sustainable practices through Responsible Banking. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of ‘Finest Quality Large Bank in India’ by 2020
Mr. Rana Kapoor
“ Rana Kapoor is the Managing Director & CEO of YES BANK. As a professional entrepreneur, since 2003, he is progressively establishing a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of "Building the Best Quality Large Bank of the World in India". ”
-Mr. Rana Kapoor ,Founder, Managing Director & CEO
Rana Kapoor is the Founder, Managing Director & CEO of YES BANK. He has been a professional entrepreneur since 1998. He has progressively established YES BANK since launch in 2003, as a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of “Building the Finest Quality Large Bank of the World in India”. Under his leadership, YES BANK has steadily evolved as the “Professionals’ Bank of India” with exemplary business and financial outcomes as evidenced in the financial results since inception, with strong profitability, and consistent asset quality.
Rana Kapoor received an Honorary Fellowship from All India Management Association (AIMA), Doctorate in Science (Honoris Causa) from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India’s foremost and oldest Agri University, for his contribution to the Food & Agribusiness sector in INDIA. He holds an MBA degree from Rutgers’ University in New Jersey, U.S.A. (1980), and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (Honours) from the University of Delhi (1977). He has also received the prestigious President’s Medal from Rutgers University.
In a span of 14+ years, YES BANK has received significant national and global recognitions & accolades including the prestigious Best Bank for SMEs in India in 2018 from Asiamoney magazine, Global Winner – Payments from The Banker in 2018, Bank of the Year, India Award in 2017 and 2015 from The Banker magazine, UK, Asian Banker Strongest Bank in India 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, Best Midsized Bank for 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009 & 2008 in the Business Today-KPMG Best Banks Annual Survey. YES BANK was awarded the Best Bank (Mid-Size) by Businessworld and adjudged Best Managed Bank in India by the Asian Banker (2011-2013), Jakarta, 2013. YES BANK received the Rank 1 Sustainable Bank of the Year (Asia/Pacific) award at the FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards 2012 and 2011, London and was included as a Foundation Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Geneva.
Rana Kapoor was recently felicitated with the ‘CNBC Asia's India Talent Management’ award at the 13th edition of CNBC TV 18’s India Business Leader Awards and was recognized by NBT for his immense contribution to society, promotion of culture and social initiatives in 2018. He was also felicitated by the Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri CH Vidyasagar Rao and the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, for his ‘commitment to the development of the State of Maharashtra’. Rana Kapoor was felicitated as CEO of the Year at SABRE Asia Pacific Awards 2016 in Hong Kong by The Holmes Group. Mr. Kapoor was adjudged 'The Leading Banker of the Decade' by The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). He has been felicitated for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Innovation in Financial Services Industry’ by IIM Ahmedabad and for his contribution to the Banking and Financial Services Industry by IIM Indore. In May 2016, he was recognized by the London Business School India Business Forum for Exemplary Contribution to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, He was also felicitated by the IIT, Mumbai for his exemplary contribution to fostering Entrepreneurship in India and by the IIM Kozhikode for his Exemplary Contribution to Financial Services. He was also felicitated by IRMA for his “Exemplary Contribution to Agribusiness in Emerging Economies”. Mr. Kapoor received the ‘Best Business Innovator’ award at the Asia Business Leadership Forum. He was recognized as ‘Visionary Business and Banking Leader’ by NAREDCO, MCHI-CREDAI and FHRAI in 2014. He had earlier received The Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award for India, 2013. He was acknowledged and received the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2011. Mr. Kapoor received the Indian Business Leader of the Year award at the FICCI-Horasis Global Indian Business Meeting 2010 in Spain, and was awarded the Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Prior to establishing YES BANK, Rana Kapoor was CEO & Managing Director, and main Managing Partner of Rabo India Finance (RIF) Pvt. Ltd. (a corporate finance and investment banking organisation). He successfully spearheaded RIF as a foreign joint venture financial services organization in partnership with Rabobank (AAA rated) in India and assiduously built RIF as a Professional Entrepreneur from 1998-2003. Thereafter he sold his shareholdings to Rabobank, Netherlands, in early 2003.
Prior to starting Rabo India, he was the General Manager & Country Head: ANZ Grindlays’ Investment Bank (ANZIB, from 1996-98). He spent 15 years at Bank of America (1980-1995), where he last headed the Bank’s Wholesale Banking businesses and held several positions of increasing responsibility, including assignments in Asian countries. He was presented the Eagle Pin by the Chairman of Bank of America in 1990, the highest professional recognition for consistent performance excellence at Bank of America, amongst several other enterprising achievements.
Mr. Kapoor is a member of the following :
Member, Chief Minister’s Advisory Council for Fintech, Government of Maharashtra
Member, Board of Management, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi
Member, NASSCOM Executive Council 2017-19
Past President, ASSOCHAM
Deputy Chairman, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) (2011-12)
Member, Government of India’s Board of Trade
President, FICCI Maharashtra State Council (2010-11)
Member – Founders Circle, Brookings Institution
Vice President, Governing Council, University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India (UPIASI)
President, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India (2009 – 10)
Council Member, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Member, Carbon Pricing Leadership Council
Honorary Consul General, Republic of Cyprus, Mumbai
Member, World Presidents’ Organization (WPO/ YPO)
Member, Chief Executives’ Organization (CEO)
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Mr. Brahm Dutt
“ Mr. Brahm Dutt has been on the Board of YES BANK since July 2013 as an Independent Director. ”
-Mr. Brahm Dutt ,(Independent Director)
Mr. Brahm Dutt has been on the Board of YES BANK since July 2013 as an Independent Director.
During his career in the IAS for 37 years, he held several posts in the State Government of Karnataka as well as in the Central Government and rose to the level of Secretary to Government of India. Before retirements from the service, he worked as Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat and in the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, for over three and half years. After retirement from the IAS, he was an advisor (Energy & Highways) to Government of Karnataka from May 2011 to September 2013. Besides advising several private companies on issues related to SMEs, FDI, infrastructure, highways and power, he was also associated with several government committees and task forces.
His core competence is in the area of SME development. He had held prominent positions such as Joint Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Executive Director, Indian Silk Export Promotion Council and Joint Secretary (SSI), Ministry of Industry, in Government of India for over 10 years and Director of Industry and Commerce in Karnataka for about 2 years. He has acted as a member on the board of directors of SIDBI, NSIC, KSFC, KSSIDC and several other public sectors undertakings associated with development and financing of small scale and micro enterprise in Karnataka. He has closely dealt with issues connected with availability of credit to these sectors and was associated with several high level committees for improving availability of credit to these sectors. As Joint Secretary, the very first initiative for development of micro finance institutions in the country was taken by him.
Some other posts held in Government of India are Chairman, Tariff Authority for Major Ports, Chairman, National Authority for Chemical Weapons, Additional Secretary (Department of Personnel & Training), Counsellor (Commerce & Finance, Embassy of India, Washington DC) and Deputy Secretary (Ministry of Commerce). In the state Government of Karnataka, he held the posts of Principal Home Secretary, Principal Secretary (Disinvestment & Public Sector Reforms), CMD, Mysore Paper Mills, Secretary (Education) and also worked in the field as Assistant Commissioner in-charge of sub-division and Deputy Commissioner of Mysore District in Karnataka Government.
He had led several missions as International Consultant for the International Trade Centre, Geneva for preparation of projects for development of SMEs in Ghana, Nigeria and The Gambia in Africa. He also acted as a Consultant for UNIDO and UNDP.
Mr. Dutt is M.Sc (Physics), MA (Economics) & LL.B. and has more than 37 years of experience in Indian Administrative Services (IAS).
Lt General (Dr.) Mukesh Sabharwal (Retd.)
“ Lt Gen (Dr.) Mukesh Sabharwal (Retd.) has been on the Board of YES BANK since April 2012 as an Independent Director. ”
-Lt General (Dr.) Mukesh Sabharwal (Retd.) ,(Independent Director)
Lt Gen (Dr) Mukesh Sabharwal has been on the Board of YES Bank since April 2012 as an Independent Director.
A hardcore professional, Gen Sabharwal had an outstanding service career, spanning over 40 years in the Indian Army that began with successfully fighting in the Indo-Pakistan War in 1971. He has a rich operational experience having served in Siachen, Ladakh, Manipur in North East India, and several tenures in Jammu and Kashmir engaged in counter terrorist operations.
He was the Corps Commander of the sensitive 15 Corps at Srinagar responsible for maintaining internal security and stability within the Kashmir Valley. He was the Security Advisor to the J&K Government in 2007-08 during the President’s Rule arising out of the Amarnath Shrine Board agitation.
Appointed as the Adjutant General of the Indian Army in 2008, he managed the entire Human Resources of over 11 lakh officers and soldiers and interests of 22 lakh ex-servicemen. He has sound experience in policy formulation, implementation and monitoring of manpower planning, personnel services, recruitment, selection, discipline, vigilance, welfare and security.
Having done his schooling from St. Columba’s High School, Delhi, he has completed his Masters in Defence Studies from Madras University and Masters in Management Studies from Osmania University. He is also a Master of Military Arts and Science from CGSC University, Kansas, USA, a Master of Strategic Studies from US Army War College, Pennsylvania, USA and an M(Phil) in Defence Studies from Madras University.
He completed his PhD from the Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi in 2015. The subject of his thesis was “Terrorism in South Asia and its Relationship to India’s Security”.
He was awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished services of an exceptional order by the President of India. Earlier, he had been awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal, the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.
He retired from service in 2011. In 2015, he was nominated by the Raksha Mantri to Chair a Committee of Experts to review the litigation and grievances in the Defence Services of India.
In 2016, he was a member of the RMC Expert Committee to review the combat potential of the Defence services.
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