Press Release

YES BANK announces Appointment of Dr. Pratima Sheorey as an Additional (Non-Executive) Independent Director

Mumbai, April 26, 2018: YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank announced the appointment of Dr. Pratima Sheorey as an Additional (Non-Executive) Director on the Board of YES BANK, with effect from April 26, 2018.


The shareholders’ of the Bank would consider the appointment of Dr. Pratima Sheorey as an Independent Director on the Board of YES BANK, at the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Bank, in terms of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

Dr. Sheorey has over 21 years of experience in Academics (Marketing), Consumer behaviour, Market Research, Training and Customer Insight mapping. She is currently the Director of Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), a leading B-school in Pune. She has also served as Director of Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) from April 2013 to August 2013. Dr. Sheorey was a full time Faculty at SCMHRD as Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing from July 2007 till April 2013 as well as a Visiting Faculty from June 1999 till January 2001 and Full time faculty from January 2001 till July 2003. She has also been associated with Hero Corporate Services Limited, ORG – MARG (The Nielson Company) and IMRS India Ltd for Research.

Dr. Sheorey brings with her extensive research on Consumer behavior, Customer loyalty, Market research across consumer focused sectors, with a specific emphasis on creating an all-round experience in customer engagement. She has co-authored numerous papers for Journals and has also co-authored a chapter, ‘A conceptual framework for determining brand attitude and brand equity through text analytics of social media behavior’ in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. Dr. Sheorey is a Ph.D. in Marketing and is a MBA (Marketing) from Pune University. She is a Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) from Pune University and qualified UGC NET in 2012.

With this appointment, YES BANK’s current Board constitution is as follows:

  1. Mr. Ashok Chawla, Non-Executive (Independent) Chairman

  2. Mr. Ajai Kumar, Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

  3. Mr. Brahm Dutt, Independent Director

  4. Lt. General (Dr.) Mukesh Sabharwal (Retd.), Independent Director

  5. Mr. Vasant V Gujarathi, Independent Director

  6. Mr. Rentala Chandrashekhar, Additional (Non-Executive) Director

  7. Dr. Pratima Sheorey, Additional (Non-Executive) Director

  8. Mr. Subhash Chander Kalia, Additional Director (Non-Executive Non-Independent)

  9. Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD and CEO, YES BANK, said, "Dr. Pratima Sheorey is a senior & experienced academician and practitioner, highly respected in the Education sector for her marketing acumen as Director of SCMHRD. We look forward to her guidance as member of the Board of Directors at YES BANK towards helping augment the YES BANK Brand in its next phase of growth thereby translating the mind-share to a growing market share.”


YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank is a high quality, customer centric and service driven Bank. Since inception in 2004, YES BANK has grown into a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to corporate, MSME & retail customers. YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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