Chairman of the Board
Mr. Suresh Khatanhar is the Deputy Managing Director at IDBI Bank; he oversees the Retail Banking, Priority Sector Lending, Structured Retail Advances, Credit Card, Third Party Distribution, Treasury, Centralised Operations, CMS & GBG, Corporate Communication, Retail Recovery, Audit, Legal and Compliance. He possesses 36 years of commercial banking experience, of which, he has been with IDBI Bank for a span of 22 years, wherein he was responsible for varied aspects of commercial banking.
Shri Suresh Khatanhar holds a Masters of Commerce (M.Com) degree from the University of Mumbai, and is also a Certified Associate from the Institute of Cost & Works Accountant of India (AICWA), and Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).
With a cumulative experience of 36 years, Shri Suresh Khatanhar’s portfolio is diversified into commercial banking environments such as Retail Banking Business, Priority Sector Lending, Corporate Banking (Mid corporate and Large corporate), service oriented functions such as Trade Finance, Risk Management, Audit Management, Compliance, Credit Management & Monitoring and other facets of commercial banking.
Dr. Sourav Kumar Dutta, Executive Director having portfolio of Information Technology Department (ITD), MIS and DBEPD at IDBI Bank. Thought Leader, with extensive expertise in the IT domain for over 32 years. Has worked on technology based transformation of companies and is now focused on sustainable business solutions in Banking, FinTech, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things [IoT], Smart Cities, Software Defined Environments, Telecom, Security including lawful interception, eco-system integration, Business Analytics and Enterprise Architecture.
Adept in working with cross-cultural clients for growth strategies, optimization strategies, incubation of new business lines, high value proposals, delivery, transformations, transitions and escalations.
Extensive experience of leading operation for technology, business development and application development within diverse range of industries as well as public sector with full P&L responsibilities. Result oriented professional with technology vision and business acumen, recognized for taking on major initiatives and developing cost-effective and high performing business strategies with IT infrastructures and applications as the key enabler, adapting to rapidly changing environment and resolving mission critical issues to ensure bottom line success.
Established enterprise-wide IT structure, financial / operating controls, and best practices in Technology / Engineering development and management, and guided organizations through downturn with responsible downsizing and refinement of focus.
Industry Eminence with numerous paper / journal publications, standard formulation with Internationally Acclaimed Standards Formation Organizations [IEEE, TMF]. Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IEEE Standards Committee, Member Cloud Standards Customer Council
Mr. A. P. Hota, ex-Managing Director & CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (from August 2010 to August 10, 2017) was a career central banker for 27 years. A significant part of his career has been in the area of design and implementation of Payment systems in India. He has played a key role in implementation of MICR technology in Cheque Clearing, Electronic Funds Transfer, Automated Clearing House and Cheque Truncation System in India. His research document titled "RTGS System in USA - Lessons for India" as a part of IIB Diamond Jubilee Overseas Fellowship in 1997, was the starting point of RTGS design and implementation in India. Mr. Hota had headed the Department of Payment and Settlement Systems in Reserve Bank from March 2005 to July 2008 during which the 'Payment and Settlement Systems Act' was legislated, NEFT was introduced and there was rapid expansion in the access and usage of electronic payment systems. He also played a key role in widening the use of electronic payments in India. In August 2010 he joined as the Managing Director & CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) which has been set up by banks in India under the aegis of Indian Banks' Association and support and guidance of Reserve Bank of India to provide central infrastructure for various retail payment systems in the country, including card payments. Within a year of his joining NPCI, the next generation remittance service - Interbank Mobile Payment Service was launched where 24x7 real-time money transfer was enabled. Under his leadership, NPCI has launched India's own card scheme 'RuPay' in record three years' time which is accepted on all three channels, viz. ATM, PoS and eCommerce with an issuance figure of 118 Million cards. He was conferred the 'Aadhaar Excellence Award' for his contribution to Aadhaar Enabled Payment System by the former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on the 2nd Anniversary of UIDAI. He was also conferred the 'Skoch Financial Inclusion Award 2013' for Aadhaar Payment Bridge System (ABPS) and Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) at the hands of Shri Nandan Nilekani, Chairman UIDAI and also the Skoch Renaissance Award for 'RuPay' at the hands of Shri P. Chidambaram, Former Minister of Finance. On May 8, 2014, Mr. Hota received a commemorative memento from the hands of the former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of dedication of 'RuPay' to the nation at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was also a member in various Committees of the Government of India and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and has contributed to policy and decision-making processes in Payment Systems and Financial Inclusion in particular.
Dr. Bhasin is MBA (Finance) from FMS, Delhi and LL.B. from University of Delhi, CAIIB and M.Sc. Gold Medalist. Dr. Bhasin has pursued his Advanced Financial Enterprises Management Program at HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL, US. Dr. T. M. Bhasin has pursued research under the C. H. Bhabha Research Scholarship (1999-2000) of the Indian Banks’ Association and his thesis was published as a book on ‘E-Commerce in Indian Banking’ by Authors Press, Delhi in 2002. University of Madras has conferred Ph.D Degree in Management on Shri Tejendra Mohan Bhasin based on his 4 years research and thesis on the subject: “Impact of Banking on Inclusive Growth”. Shri Bhasin has rich experience in banking. Dr. Bhasin started his career as a probationary officer with Oriental Bank of Commerce in June 1978 where he worked till 6th November, 2007 as General Manager. He Served as Head of Technology in the year 1999 & 2000 and upgraded all Hardware & Software of Oriental Bank of Commerce to make them Y2K compliant. Dr. Bhasin as General Manager and Head of Information Technology Dept. in 2006 & 2007 implemented 100% Core Banking Solution in Oriental Bank of Commerce and integrated Technology platforms of OBC-GTB at the time of merger of two Banks. Shri Bhasin has also worked with United Bank of India from November, 2007 to March 2010 as Executive Director; where again he got 100% CBS implemented in an East based Bank. He was elevated as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Indian Bank in April, 2010 where he served till 10th June, 2015. During his incumbency as CMD, Indian Bank emerged as one of the strongest and most profitable Banks in India, with lowest Non-Performing Assets and highest Capital Adequacy Ratio. On the strength of these achievements, Dr. Bhasin received many coveted National and State Level awards in the fields of Banking and Finance. During his incumbency as Chairman, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA), Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was successfully implemented and 28 crore new Saving Bank Accounts were opened. Also the Banking Industry level wage settlement for apx. 10 lac Bank Officials was concluded, signed and peacefully implemented in May 2015 under his Chairmanship. Dr. Bhasin has also served as the Chairman of Governing Board, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS); President, Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF); Chairperson, SWIFT User Group India during 2014-15. Before Joining the Board of IDBI Intech, Shri Bhasin has served as Vigilance Commissioner of India in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) from June 2015 to June 2019.
Mr. Alok Chaturvedi is former Director General of Foreign Trade. He superannuated on 30.09.2019. Mr Chaturvedi is a career bureaucrat and belongs to the Indian Administrative Service. He joined IAS in 1986. He is a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering with specialisation in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and MBA in International Public Policy from the University of Birmingham, UK. He has held different assignments at senior levels in the Government of India and State Governments of Bihar and Tripura. He joined as DGFT in July 2017 and prior to that he was Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce handling SEZ and Plantation Divisions since June 2016. During his tenure as DGFT, mid-term review of the Foreign Trade Policy was under taken in Dec 2017 and many exporter-friendly IT initiatives such as paperless scrips for export incentives, issue of paperless licenses and certificates of origins, etc. were undertaken. A project for comprehensive IT revamp of DGFT was initiated by him. He served as Joint Secretary (Infrastructure & Finance) in the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India for 4 years from June 2012 handling policy issues related to Infrastructure and Finance Ministries. Earlier from 1998 till 2004, he was Director in the Ministry of Civil Aviation handling Airports, Airlines and Bilateral Civil Aviation Agreements when the privatisation of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad airports was initiated. In the State Government of Bihar, Shri Chaturvedi was Secretary, Expenditure, Finance Department from January 2005 to May 2008. He had taken many budget initiative. Under the IT project of the Comprehensive Treasury Management Information System, all treasuries in the State were made online with a real time access of information of receipt and expenditure to all departments of the State Government. Prior to joining IAS, Mr Chaturvedi has also worked as a Software Engineer at Tata Burroughs Limited from 1982 to 1984.
Managing Director & CEO
A transformative thought Leader, focused in driving profitable business growth. As a Business Leader, has successfully driven and won large multi-million dollar transformational deals in Banking, Financial and Insurance Sectors respectively. He has a strong customer–orientation, successful track record of delivering transformative digital solutions - contributed significantly in making number of Indian Banks and Insurance companies, digitally ready and operational. He is completely convinced that digital is the force inspiring the future of the enterprises, how we live, work and the entire social eco –system: need to drive strategy and growth around digital. Throughout his two and half decades of Leadership in business and technology, he has been leading several disruptive transformative programs with great success, delivering significant values to his customers, organizations and to the industry. Leads with intent, passion and pride – contributed significantly in shaping the success He is a strong strategist and comes with a belief that a culture of innovation is critical to stay relevant in both business and society - recognized for exemplary performance in leadership skills and results orientation. An effective communicator with exceptional problem solving skills. Highly involved people person with proven abilities in leading and mentoring teams – empowering workforce to ensure people are always relevant and prepared for disruptive market opportunities. Have successful track record of building strong relevant teams in various organizations who have significantly improved client value creation in their IT transformation programs and in recent times built teams that have significantly improved client value creation in their Digital programs Most recently worked for Wipro Limited for approximately 13 years and built multiple million dollar business across verticals in India geography and most significant being in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) Vertical in India geography respectively. Holds Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronics from Pune University.