Mr. R. Seshasayee, a Chartered Accountant, has been Managing Director of Ashok Leyland Ltd. since 1998 and is now the Executive Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland effective from 1.4.2011. He had held Directorship of ICICI Bank Ltd. from May 6, 1997 to October 31, 2003. During that tenure, he also held the position of Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Seshasayee has also been member of various Committees of the Society of Indian Automobile Industries. Mr. Seshasayee is Past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Mr. Romesh Sobti ,
Managing Director & CEO
Mr. Romesh Sobti has joined the Bank as Managing Director & CEO, taking charge from Mr. Bhaskar Ghose. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Sobti was the Executive Vice President – Country Executive, India and Head, UAE and Sub-Continent, at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. He joined ABN AMRO in November 1990 and graduated from the position of a Chief Manager to the Country Executive over a period of 18 years. In his banking career spanning 33 years, Mr. Sobti has been associated with ANZ Grindlays Bank Plc (now Standard Chartered Bank) and State Bank of India in the past. He holds a Bachelors Degree (Honours) in Electrical Engineering and has also done his Diploma in Corporate Laws and Practice and Secretarial Practice.
Mr. Y. M. Kale ,
Mr. Y. M. Kale, FCA (England & Wales) & FCA (India), was President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) during 1995 to 1996 and Chairman of ICAI’s Accounting Standards Board as well as Audit Practices Committee in earlier years, having been on the apex ICAI Council for 16 years (1982 to 1998). During 1995-98, Mr. Kale was the India Representative in the Board of International Accounting Standards. Since 2002, Mr. Kale is Group President, Corporate Governance & Development in Hinduja Group India Ltd. and a Director in several Group Companies. RBI had appointed him Member of the Group for introduction of Concurrent Audit of banks and Member of DBOD Working Group on Revised Formats for Published Accounts of Banks. He has also served on many Committees constituted by SEBI and by the Government of India. He was also Chairman of a Committee for setting Accounting Norms for trading members of the National Stock Exchange.