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Shikha Sharma , Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Shikha Sharma is the Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank since 2009.

Ms. Sharma began her career with the ICICI group where she has worked across various verticals like Project Finance, Retail Banking and Investment Banking. Her last assignment was as Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, a leading private sector life insurance company in the country.

Ms. Sharma has received wide recognition for her achievements. She is a recipient of many business awards notably; ‘Transformational Business Leader of the Year’ at AIMA’s Managing India Awards – 2012 and ‘Woman Leader of the year’ at Blooomberg - UTV Financial Leadership Awards – 2012 and Businesworld’s Banker of the Year Award - 2012. She has also been listed in prominent publications, such as Forbes List of Asia’s 50 Power Business Women - 2012, Indian Express Most Powerful Indians – 2012 and India Today Power List of 25 Most Influential Women - 2012.
Dr. Sanjiv Misra , Chairman
Dr. Sanjiv Misra graduated in Economics from St.Stephen’s College, Delhi. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, USA and a Ph.D from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. At Harvard University, he was designated Lucius N. Littauer Fellow of 1987 in recognition of exceptional academic strengths and leadership qualities.

Dr. Misra was a member of the Indian Administrative Service for over 35 years during which period he held a wide range of key positions in the Federal and state governments, including as Managing Director of the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation and stints at senior levels in the Government of India in the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Petroleum and the Ministry of Finance. He was a Secretary in the Ministry of Finance till his superannuation in 2008. Subsequently, he served as a Member of the 13th Finance Commission, a constitutional position with the rank of a Minister of State.

Till very recently Dr. Misra was a member of the Advisory Council of the Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo. He was also a member of the Committee on Fiscal Consolidation (Kelkar Committee) set up by the Finance Minister in August 2012 to chart out a road map for fiscal consolidation for the Indian economy.

Dr. Misra is currently a Public Interest Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of BSE Ltd. and an independent director on the Board of Akzo Nobel India Ltd. He also serves as a member on several government committees.
K. N. Prithviraj, Director
Mr. K. N. Prithviraj holds a Masters degree in Economics. At present, he is the Administrator of the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI). He has been the Chairman and Managing Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce and Executive Director of United Bank of India. He has also worked with Punjab National Bank in various capacities from 1969 to 2003.
V. R. Kaundinya , Director
Mr. V. R. Kaundinya is a Graduate in Agriculture from AP Agricultural University, Hyderabad. He also holds an MBA degree with specialization in Agriculture from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Mr. Kaundinya has worked extensively in the areas of productivity enhancement of farmers and improvement of their profitability through the use of high quality inputs. He has also worked on the development of seed production areas, contract farming systems in the seed / crop production areas in India and abroad. He was involved in a project that was aimed at the elimination of child labour in cotton seed farmers’ fields in Andhra Pradesh. Mr. Kaundinya was a member of the Dr. Swaminathan Committee to develop the Biotech Policy in India. He held various leadership positions in industry associations like the Indian Crop Protection Association, Association of Seed Industry and Crop Biotech Association. He has developed case studies and taught Agricultural Marketing and Rural Developments classes at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
S. B. Mathur, Director
Mr. S. B. Mathur is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has also completed ICWA (Part I & II) (London). He has been Chairman of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited and continues to be a Director on its Board.

He was also the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India at a time when the insurance sector was opening up. Prior to taking charge as the Chairman, he was the Executive Director handling Marketing and International Operations. He has held various senior positions at LIC and attended various seminars at national and international forums.

He was appointed by the Government of India as Administrator of the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India from December, 2004 and held the position up to November, 2007. He has also been nominated as a Director on the boards of other reputed companies and is a Director at DCM Sriram Industries Ltd. since the last two years.

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