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Rana Kapoor Felicitated with the ‘Excellence in Leadership’ Award by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture

Shri Sharad Pawar, Hon. Former Minister of Agriculture was the Chief Guest.

MCCIA celebrated 80 years of existence

Pune, June 23, 2014:Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES Bank, was felicitated with ‘Excellence in Leadership’ award for his outstanding contributions to the state of Maharashtra over the past 2 decades, by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA) at the event held today to celebrate MCCIA’s 80th Anniversary at JW Marriot, Pune.

Shri Sharad Pawar, Hon. Former Minister of Agriculture, GOI & President Nationalist Congress Party was the Chief Guest along with Chanchala Kodre, Hon. Mayor of Pune as theGuest of Honour.

Commenting on the felicitation Mr. Rana Kapoor, said, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture, Shri S K Jain, President, Shri Satish Magar – Vice-President, Shri Anant Sardeshmukh, Director General, for inviting me and bestowing this honor upon me. I am indeed humbled to receive this award. Maharashtra has been my “Karma-bhumi” having started my career here, as a Management trainee more than 34 years ago. YES BANK which was founded 10.5 years ago as a pan-India bank, has over 110 branches and ~4000 employee workforce in Maharashtra and is now amongst the top 50 tax payers in the state”

During the event Mr. Rana Kapoor also announced the formation of a Maharashtra Development Council within ASSOCHAM to look into the policy issues of supporting the development of the state, and partner with MCCIA towards the same.

During the ceremony Mr S K Jain, President, MCCIA said, “It is our honour to have the event attended by eminent personalities and great business leaders from across fields. MCCIA has played a key role for the development of industry and commerce in and around Pune and many of its pioneering initiatives have been applauded not only in Maharashtra but all over the country. Mr. Rana Kapoor apart from being a leading Banker, and having set up a world-class bank in India, has contributed significantly through public service and as a thought leader to the state of Maharashtra and nation.”


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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