Press Release

YES BANK announces Appointment of Mr. G Gopalakrishna as Senior Strategic Advisor – Governance & Management Excellence

Mumbai, May 29, 2017: YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank announced the appointment of Mr. G Gopalakrishna as Senior Strategic AdvisorManagement Excellence & Governance (YES : MEG).

In this important position, Mr. Gopalakrishna will be advising the YES BANK’s Top Management Team on Global Best Practices and emerging trends in Management Governance, Risk Governance including all operational risk aspects and Capacity Building of the Bank’s Human Capital through YES School of Banking (the Bank’s Learning & Development function) with emphasis on Leadership, Financial Practices, Regulatory & Risk Based Supervisory Training.

Mr. G Gopalakrishna most recently served as Director, Centre of Advanced Financial Research & Learning (CAFRAL, sponsored by the RBI) and was previously the Executive Director, Department of Banking Supervision of the RBI. 

In his illustrious career spanning 33 years in the banking sector, Mr. Gopalakrishna has worked as Central Banker with RBI and has expertise in Regulation and Supervision, financial institutions and non-banking sector, dovetailed with policy formulation, risk management in banks, NPA management, implementation of Basel II and III, Information Security, Financial Fraud Management and Corporate Governance etc.

YES BANK had constituted the dedicated ‘Management Excellence & Governance’ function last year to drive Collaboration across the Bank and establish best-in-class management practices and governance standards to enable the Bank to grow exponentially towards its Vision of establishing “INDIA’s FINEST QUALITY BIG BANK by 2020”.


YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, 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 offers 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 FINEST QUALITY LARGE BANK OF THE WORLD IN INDIA”.

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