Arundhati Bhattacharya

Independent Director

Past Chairman of State Bank of India from 2013 to 2017.

Forty years career as a banker with State Bank of India, the largest bank in India.

Held several positions during her career with the bank including working in foreign exchange, treasury, retail operations, human resources and investment banking. This included positions like the chief executive of the bank's merchant banking arm- State Bank of India Capital Markets; Chief General Manager in charge of new projects. She has also served at the bank's New York office.

Involved with the launch of several new businesses such as SBI General Insurance, SBI Custodial Services, SBI Pension Funds Pvt. Ltd. and the SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Fund.

In 2016, she was named the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. Ranked among the FT Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. Named the 4th most powerful women in Asia Pacific by Fortune in 2017.

India Today magazine ranked her at 19th in India's 50 Most powerful people of 2017 list. In 2018, she was named Business Leader of the Year at The Asian Awards.

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