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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 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 28 states and 9 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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