Pradeep Kumar Panja appointed chairman of Karnataka Bank

Pradeep Kumar Panja appointed chairman of Karnataka Bank

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: October 18 2021

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  • Karnataka Bank Ltd has received permission from the Reserve Bank of India to appoint Pradeep Kumar Panja, an Independent Director of the bank, as part-time non-executive Chairman for a three-year term beginning November 14.
  • Pradeep Kumar Panja retired as Managing Director (Corporate Banking) of State Bank of India (SBI).
  • He is currently a member of the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) and a director on the boards of seven firms (three of which are publicly traded, including Karnataka Bank) involved in asset reconstruction, cement, real estate, NBFCs, and AFIs, among other things.

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About BBB

  • BBB: Banks Board Bureau
  • Banks Board Bureau (BBB) is an autonomous advisory body created by the government to enhance the governance of the Public Sector Banks and state-owned financial institutions.
  • Chairperson: Bhanu Pratap Sharma
  • Founded: April 1, 2016
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