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Mr. Rana Kapoor, Founder, Managing Director & CEO
Rana Kapoor is the Founder, Managing Director & CEO of YES BANK. As a professional entrepreneur, since 2003, he is progressively establishing a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2015. Under his leadership, YES BANK has steadily evolved as the “Professionals’ Bank of India” with exemplary business and financial outcomes as evidenced in the financial results since inception, highest RoA/RoE, and the best asset quality amongst leading Public and Private Banks in India.

Mr. Kapoor received an Honorary Fellowship from All India Management Association (AIMA), the prestigious President’s Medal from Rutgers University as well as Doctorate in Science (Honoris Causa) from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India’s foremost and oldest Agri University, for his contribution to the Food & Agribusiness sector in INDIA. He holds a MBA degree from Rutgers’ University in New Jersey, U.S.A. (1980), and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (Honours) from the University of Delhi (1977).

In a span of 8 years, YES BANK has received significant national and global recognition and accolades including being awarded the Best Midsized Bank for 2012 and the Fastest Growing Bank for 2008, 2009, 2010, in the Business Today-KPMG Best Banks Annual Survey. YES BANK was awarded the Best Bank (Mid-Size) by Businessworld and adjudged The Strongest Bank in India by the Asian Banker, Singapore 2012. YES BANK received the Rank 1 Sustainable Bank of the Year (Asia/Pacific) award at the FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards 2012 and 2011, London and has been included as a Foundation Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Geneva.

Mr. Kapoor has recently received the Godfrey Phillips Bravery ‘National Special Social Award’ for actively driving the vision of Responsible Banking. He was also acknowledged as the Best Indian Banker (Mid Size) at The Sunday Standard FINWIZ Best Banker’s Awards 2012, BS Banker of the Year 2011 by Business Standard, and earlier received the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2011. He was conferred The Bombay Management Association ‘Entrepreneurial Banker of the Decade’ award, was ranked as the 2nd Most Valuable Indian CEO of the Year (Large-sized category) by Businessworld magazine in November 2011, and had earlier received the Indian Business Leader of the Year award at the FICCI-Horasis Global Indian Business Meeting 2010 in Spain. He has also received the Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award at the PHD Chamber Awards for Excellence 2007, and was earlier awarded the Start- up Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards by an eminent jury.

Prior to establishing YES BANK, he was CEO & Managing Director, and main Managing Partner of Rabo India Finance (RIF) Pvt. Ltd., responsible for all its business activities (a corporate finance and investment banking organisation). He successfully spearheaded RIF as a foreign joint venture financial services organization in partnership with Rabobank (AAA rated) in India, and thereafter sold his shareholdings to Rabobank, Netherlands, in early 2003, after assiduously building RIF as a Professional Entrepreneur (1998-2003).

Prior to starting Rabo India, he was the General Manager & Country Head: ANZ Grindlays’ Investment Bank (ANZIB, from 1996-98). Mr.Kapoor spent 15 years at Bank of America (1980-1995), where he last headed the Bank’s Wholesale Banking businesses and held several positions of increasing responsibility, including assignments in Asian countries. He was presented the Eagle Pin by the Chairman of Bank of America, in 1990, the highest professional recognition for consistent performance excellence in Bank of America, amongst several other enterprising achievements.
Aalok Gupta, EVP & Country Head- Retail Banking Risk Management
Aalok Gupta is the EVP & Country Head- Retail Banking Risk Management at YES BANK. He is spearheading the Risk function for our Retail Assets initiative. In addition, he is also responsible for two other business groups - Retail Liabilities and Business Banking Liabilities.

In this role, Aalok has been instrumental in design, development and rollout of multiple product programs. These include Personal Loan, Loan against Property, Working Capital facilities for SMEs (small & medium enterprises), lending to the MFI (Micro Finance Institution) sector, Temporary Credit facilities for Deposit Customers, Foreign Exchange contracts for small businesses etc.

Prior to joining YES BANK, he was Vice President (Debt Management) for HSBC. In this role, he was responsible for controlling delinquencies across the Personal Financial and Credit Card businesses. A two site predictive dialer for outbound telecalling was also implemented under his leadership.

Prior to joining HSBC, he was with HDFC Bank managing the LAS (loan against securities) portfolio. Under his leadership, this product added variants and expanded geographically to rapidly build a retail franchise. Previously, Aalok had spent 10 years with Bank of America in various capacities across geographical markets in India.

Aalok holds an MBA degree from IIM, Ahmedabad (1989) and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.
Aditya Sanghi, President & Senior Managing Director - Investment Banking
Aditya Sanghi is the President & Senior Managing Director- Investment Banking at YES BANK. Aditya is responsible for managing a full service Investment Bank offering a wide range of products in M&A, Private Equity Syndication, Equity Capital Markets, Research and Brokerage.

Prior to joining YES BANK, Aditya was Executive Director with Rabo India Finance where his responsibilities included M&A and Private Equity Syndication. He has to his credit some of the large and prominent transactions in India such as the Acquisition of Tetley Group by Tata Tea, the largest private sector cross-border acquisition and the largest LBO by an Indian corporate.

Some of the other landmark deals completed by him include, divestment of Pioneer ITI AMC to Franklin Templeton, divestment of the Madhya Pradesh Cellular Circle by Vodafone and RPG Group to Idea Cellular, Purchase of Empee Breweries by United Breweries, acquisition of Protinex Trademark from Pfizer by EAC Nutrition and acquisition of state owned Godavari Fertilizers by Coromandel Fertilizers. Among his recent private equity transactions are, placement of Suzlon Energy equity with CVC Intl. and of Café Coffee Day with AIG.

Prior to joining Rabo India, Aditya worked with KPMG Corporate Finance and Lazard India. He is an MBA from IIM, Bangalore and graduate in Chemistry from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
Mr. Ajay Desai, President and Chief Financial Inclusion Officer
Ajay Desai is the President and Chief Financial Inclusion Officer at YES BANK and heads the newly created Financial Inclusion Banking Group for furtherance of Financial Inclusion plan of the Bank.

Earlier as Country Head, Agribusiness Rural & Social Banking at YES BANK, he had spearheaded the Rural and Agribusiness lending of the Bank. He was instrumental in developing several structured financing deals to ensure Bank’s outreach to farmers, despite constrain of limited rural branch network.

Prior to joining YES BANK, he was a Chief Manager with Rural Micro-Banking & Agribusiness Group of ICICI Bank. He was instrumental in developing special lending program for rural cooperatives and developing new micro finance partnerships with NGOs.

Prior to joining the Banking sector, he was working as a consultant to various developmental organizations like CARE India, BASIX, IDE –India & Indian Grameen Services.

Ajay holds PGDRM from Institute of Rural Management, Anand and Masters Degree in Agriculture from Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Maharashtra. He has over 12 years of experience in various capacities in Rural Development and Banking Sector in India.

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