Delhi, September 22, 2014:Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK and President, ASSOCHAM, received national awards for extraordinary contributions both as a Banker and an Industry Thought Leader to the society over the past three and a half decades. The separate awards were recognized by the following leading industry associations of India:
Mumbai, September 16: Mr. Rana Kapoor was felicitated by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) for outstanding contribution to Real Estate, Housing & Infrastructure sectors over the years. Mr. Rana Kapoor was felicitated by Mr. Vimal Shah, President, MCHI CREDAI and Mr. Dharmesh Jain, President-Elect, MCHI CREDAI.
Responding to these honours, Mr. Rana Kapoor said, “It is indeed a great honour and privilege to have been bestowed these honours by the three esteemed industry bodies FHRAI, NAREDCO and CREDAI. These industries represent sectors critical to India’s Livelihood Security and Job Creation and will play a central role in contributing to our country’s economic growth, with the potential to create a multiplier effect on the overall GDP of our nation. It is highly important to ensure that policy reforms offer adequate support to boost the growth of this industry.”
Mr. Rana Kapoor is a visionary business leader, professional entrepreneur and founder of YES BANK. Under Mr. Kapoor’s leadership YES BANK has completed 10 years of institutional excellence in 2014. Within just a decade of its operations, YES BANK has become India's 4th largest private sector Bank, and is rated as the Best, Strongest & Safest bank in its segment.
Mr. Kapoor has been a Change Agent, ushering in positive change across communities, the society and at the National level. Through his multiple public engagements and contributions to institutions such as the Board of Trade, Ministry of Finance, Indian Banking Association, Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as a member of the Prime Minister’s Trade & Industry advisory council, and most recently as the President of ASSOCHAM, he has facilitated policy development in India for economic and social transformation of the Nation.
As President, ASSOCHAM, Mr. Kapoor has been instrumental in driving the agenda of Affordable Housing and Urban Infrastructure and Hospitality sectors, in addition to other key developmental sectors such as Food & Agribusiness, Taxation, Tourism, Healthcare, MSME and Education at the highest levels of Central and State Governments as well as all Industry stakeholders. This has been done through widely publicized national print media campaigns and regular communication to Government and policymakers to spur development through ASSOCHAM’s much appreciated ’Believe in India’ campaign.
ABOUT YES BANK
YES BANK, India’s 4th largest private sector Bank, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder, Rana Kapoor and its top management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India. YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.
YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals Bank of India with the long term mission of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2020.
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