T.C. Suseel Kumar


Shri T.C. Suseel Kumar, 59 years, was appointed as an Additional Non-Executive (Nominee) Director of the Bank, with effect from 1st July 2020.

He has a Masters in Economics, is a university rank holder and has completed various management and leadership courses, including from IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow, ISB Hyderabad and Asian Institute of Management, Manila.

Shri T.C. Suseel Kumar is Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India since March 2019. During his illustrious career of more than 35 years, he has successfully managed multiple crucial portfolios in LIC and left behind highly significant footprints across the organization. As a Managing Director, he manages key portfolios of LIC, including Marketing/Product Development, Investment, Corporate Planning/New Projects, Audit and Subsidiaries viz. IDBI Bank Limited, LIC Pension Fund Limited, LIC HFL AMC Limited – to name a few.

After Shri Suseel Kumar took over as Managing Director, LIC saw a striking growth of 25% in first year premium collections and an increase in market share by 2.50% to 69%, reflecting his strong leadership abilities. He has also been instrumental in redefining the business proposition of LIC that earned LIC the ‘Best Life Insurer Award’ by many leading agencies during this year.

He has been influential in guiding, planning and executing growth strategies, while being on the Boards of LIC Mutual Fund Trustee Private Limited, LIC HFL Asset Management Company Limited, LIC Pension Fund Limited, Life Insurance Corporation (Lanka) Limited, National Insurance Academy and Insurance Institute of India. His expertise lies in the areas of strategic planning, marketing, customer centricity and talent management.

He is not related to any other Director or Key Managerial Personnel of the Bank.

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