Meet the key personnel at Federal Bank.
Board of Directors
| Mr. K. M. Chandrasekhar |
Part Time Chairman
| Mr. Shyam Srinivasan |
Managing Director & CEO
| Mr. Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey |
| Mr. Ashutosh Khajuria |
| Mr. Dilip Gena Sadarangani |
| Mr. Ganesh Sankaran |
| Mr. Harish H Engineer |
| Smt. Grace Elizabeth Koshie |
| Smt. Shubhalakshmi Panse |
| Mr. C Balagopal |
- Chairman of IBA Committee on Member Private Sector Banks.
- Member of the committee on Financial Sector Legislative Reforms set up by Reserve Bank of India.
- Past Chairman of Kerala State Council of Confederation of Indian Industries.
- Honorary fellow & governing council member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance
- Chairman of Policyholder Protection Committee of IDBI Federal
- Alternate Chairman in the following committees of the Indian Bank's Association:
- Committee on Risk Management and Basel Implementation
- Agro Business and MSME
- Exemplary Leadership Award from the Rotary Club
- Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award instituted by the NEHRDO
- The Greatest Corporate Leaders Of India Award given away by the World HRD Congress
Mr. Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey is a Chartered Accountant by profession, and holds a Diploma in Information System Audit and was also associated with Business Consultancy Studies Course of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society jointly with Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He is the senior partner of Khimji Kunverji & Co, Chartered Accountants, a firm which has over 75 years of experience in the areas of Auditing, Taxation, Corporate & Personal Advisory Services, Business & Management Consulting Services, due diligence, valuations, inspections, and investigations. Currently he is the President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has also acted as a Speaker/Chairman at various seminars, meetings, lectures held by various Committees. He is a director in India Infoline Holdings Limited, TruNil Properties Pvt Ltd., SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd. and Navneet Education Ltd., Apart from being contributor to various articles, he has been managing audits/consultancy of large nationalized banks, Foreign Banks (Indian Operations), Large Listed Public & Private Limited Companies.
Mr. Dilip Gena Sadarangani was co-opted on to the Board of the Bank at its meeting held on 04.06.2013 as an Independent Director. He has wide experience in Banking/Technology/Operations, and includes management, maintenance and support of IT software projects as well as IT operations. He has developed and put in place processes and IT policies and continuity plans in three leading Banks in India, Australia and Kuwait.
Mr. Dilip Gena Sadarangani holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from University of Bombay. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Computer management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, University of Bombay. He has developed Business-Technology strategies for ANZ Grindlays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), India, Gulf Bank, Kuwait and Man Power, Asia Pacific. He was a key member of the Global Leadership team in ANZ Bank (Australia), Standard Chartered Bank (India & Global), Gulf Bank (Kuwait and Manpower Inc (Asia Pacific & Global). He was also a Core member of the team which automated the first 50 branches of one of the largest financial institutions in the world –State Bank of India.
Shri. Harish H Engineer is a Science graduate from Bombay University and holds a Diploma in Business Management from Hazarimal Somani College, Mumbai. Shri. Harish has been associated with HDFC Bank since 1994 in various capacities and was also the Executive Director on the Board of HDFC Bank responsible for Wholesale Banking including International Banking. He has over 43 years of experience in the fields of Finance and Banking.
Prior to joining HDFC bank Shri. Harish H Engineer worked with the Bank of America for 26 years in various areas including operations and corporate credit management. During his stint with Bank of America he worked in various locations like Hong Kong, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.
Smt. Grace Elizabeth Koshie, a postgraduate in Economics with specialization in the area of Econometrics and Monetary Economics from Bombay University, joined Reserve Bank of India in the year 1976 as a Direct Recruit in Grade B. She also holds a PG Diploma in Higher Education and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. Before joining Reserve Bank, she had worked as a lecturer in Sophia College, Mumbai. As Secretary to the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India she was responsible for central bank governance and related compliance matters, matters connected to the Meetings of the Central Board and its Committee, and other senior management meetings. Smt. Koshie carries with her rich and varied experience of over 36 years of central banking in the Reserve Bank of India. Smt. Koshie also held the charge of the Foreign Exchange Department in RBI Central Office from 2001-2004 Smt. Koshie had earlier served as RBI nominee Director on the Boards of Dena Bank and Corporation Bank.
Mr. Ganesh Sankaran has taken charge as the Executive Director in charge Wholesale Banking of Federal Bank on 16th September 2015. He is an alumnus of VJTI Mumbai and also has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. He also attended a summer school program at IIM Ahmedabad.
He brings banking experience of over 20 years across Relationship and Risk functions. He has top quality exposure in building corporate relationships and providing strategic direction for managing credit risk across diverse verticals. He was a senior leader in wholesale banking at HDFC Bank and was responsible for managing the balance sheet and profitability for the corporate bank as well as influencing and driving strategic initiatives. He brings firsthand experience to risk dimensions in several key domains such as SME, commercial transportation, agriculture lending, microfinance and sustainable livelihood, large ticket retail lending, risk intelligence & control etc.
At Federal Bank, he will be in charge of creating a robust Wholesale bank as well as bringing senior leadership strategy insight in building a high quality franchise. He is expected to play a significant role in the organization vide maximization & optimization initiatives, for enhancement of stakeholders value.
Mr. Ashutosh Khajaria has been appointed as Executive Director and CFO of the Bank. He is a Graduate in Science and Law and also a Post Graduate in Economics. He has been working as President – Treasury in our Bank since 2011.
He has over thirty years of banking experience, having worked in SBI, IDBI Bank Ltd., and had handled forex business, international banking, corporate credit etc. thereat. He is presently a Director in FIMMDA. He is an expert in treasury operations and has featured regularly in various television channel discussions and is also a regular invitee as panelist on various topics in Industry level conferences.
Mr. D Sampath heads the Network 2 of the Bank, comprising of all offices outside Kerala. Mr Sampath is a Post Graduate in Statistics from Madras University and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, Mumbai.
He has over 34 years of banking experience in different facets including Branch Banking, Credit, Retail & Merchant Banking. Immediately before assuming the present role, he had successfully donned the role of CFO while being in charge of Planning, Finance, Banks Assets etc. He is also a key member in many senior Management Committees of the Bank.
Ms. Shalini Warrier has taken charge as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Bank on 02nd November 2015. Ms. Shalini Warrier is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was the First Rank Holder in 1989. She is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.
Having more than 25 years of banking experience working with Standard Chartered Bank in multiple disciplines across various geographies that include India, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore and United Arab Emirates, Ms. Warrier was the CEO and Head of Consumer Banking of SCB in Brunei. She brings first hand global experience in Branch Banking, Process Management, Service Quality and Client Experience, Project Management, Operations, Technology, and Compliance with special emphasis on Client Due Diligence and Anti Money Laundering.
The COO will be in charge of spearheading the digital strategy and enhancing operational excellence through automation and digitalization designed to improve client experience, while at the same time focusing on optimizing cost of delivery. Ms. Shalini Warrier will play a key role in all initiatives designed to deliver greater value to stakeholders.