Sunday, August 16, 2015

Mrs. Usha Ananthasubramanian becomes new CMD of Punjab National Bank (#PNB)

Mrs. Usha Ananthasubramanian, has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Punjab National Bank (PNB) for a period of three years. Mrs. Usha Ananthasubramanian has assumed the charge of Managing Director & CEO of the Bank on August 14,2015.
Earlier Mrs. Ananthasubramanian acted as the Chairman and Managing Director, Bharatiya Mahila Bank. She joined the banking industry in 1982 as a specialist officer in the planning stream of Bank of Baroda and rose to the rank of general manager. She was the Head of the core management team constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, for coordinating the process of establishment of the Bank. Prior to taking over as CMD of the Bharatiya Mahila Bank, she was the executive director of Punjab National Bank. She started her career with LIC and has worked in various positions in the banking and allied areas. She was closely associated with the transformation project of Bank of Baroda including rebranding and innovative HR initiatives. She holds a Masters degree in Statistics from the University of Madras and a Masters degree in Ancient Indian Culture from the University of Mumbai.