Board of Directors 

Board of Directors Brief Profile

 

 Sri. Salim Gangadharan 
 
Part-time Chairman

 

 Mr. Salim Gangadharan  is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of the Board of our Bank. Mr. Gangadharan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Kerala. He is also a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has several years of experience in the Reserve Bank of India. He retired in October, 2013 as Principal Chief General Manager and Regional Director, RBI-Trivandrum. He has been on our Board since January, 2014. He is also a director in  The National Securities Clearing Corporation Ltd(NSCCL), Nothern Arc Capital Ltd , Kerala Infrastructure Investment Board .

 

    Mr. V.G Mathew 
  Managing Director & CEO

 

Mr. V. G. Mathew  is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Bank w.e.f 01/10/2014.Mr. Mathew holds a Master’s Degree in Science from the University of Kerala. Additionally, he is a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Mr. Mathew was the Executive Vice President of our Bank from January 2, 2014 to September 30, 2014. Prior to joining our Bank, Mr. Mathew was employed at State Bank of India for more than 30 years. He retired from State Bank of India as Chief General Manager on November 30, 2013 

 

   Dr.John Joseph  
       Director

  

Dr. John Joseph Alapatt  is a Non-Executive Independent Director on our Board. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Degree as well as a Post-Graduate diploma from Bangalore University. He is an industrialist having several years of experience in managing a small scale industry unit and has been the Director of our Bank for 22 years.

 

 

 Sri.Francis Alapatt 
     Director 

 

Mr. Francis Alapatt  is a Non-Executive Independent Director on our Board. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science. He is a director of M/s CII Guardian International Ltd and an established business man. Mr. Francis Alapatt has been on the Board of the Bank since November 1,2013

   

Smt. Ranjana Salgaocar

  Director 

 

Ms. Ranjana S. Salgaocar  is a Non-Executive Independent Director on our Board. Ms.Salgaocar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social work from University of Bombay. Ms.Salgaocar is also a Director at International Wine and Food Society. Ms. Salgaocar has been on the Board of our Bank since October 1, 2014. 

 

 

 Sri. Parayil George John Tharakan

  Director

 

 

Mr. Parayil George John Tharakan  is a Non-Executive Independent Director on our Board. Mr. Tharakan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Kerala and a LLB degree from Bangalore University. Mr. Tharakan has experience of 30 years in the field of agriculture.  Mr. Tharakan has been on the Board of the Bank since November 25,2014.

 

Sri. Achal Kumar Gupta

  Director

 

 

Mr. Achal Kumar Gupta  is a Non-Executive Director on our Board. Mr. Gupta holds a Master’s Degree in Arts from Punjab University. Further, he is a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Mr. Gupta retired on November 30, 2013 as the Managing Director of the State Bank of Patiala. He has previously worked in IFCI Limited as Deputy Managing Director from December 12, 2013 to December 11, 2016. He is also a director in Capital India Finance Ltd and Canara Robecco Asset Management Company Ltd. Mr. Gupta has been on the Board of the Bank since January 11,2017.

 

 

Sri. V. J. Kurian

  Director

 

 

Mr.V J Kurian  is a Non –Executive Independent Director on our Board . He retired from Indian Administrative Services(IAS) of 1983 batch in Kerala cadre as Additional Chief Secretary, water resources . During the tenure of services, Sri Kurian held positions of Managing director in various companies for a total period of 22 years. Presently, Mr Kurian is the Managing Director of Cochin International Airport Ltd, CIAL infrastructures Ltd & CIAL duty free and retail services Ltd. Mr. Kurian has been on the Board of the Bank since March 23,2018.

 

 

Sri. M George Korah
Director

 

 

Mr.M.George Korah, is an Additional Independent Director on our Board. He  is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a qualified Information System Auditor and was a rank holder in the I.S.Examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a partner of M/s Korah & Korah, Chartered Accountants, has been in practice for over 30 years. Mr. Korah is a trustee of Greenstorm Foundation, Cochin (Not for Profit Public Registered Trust) and financial consultant to several business organizations including Information Technology companies. Mr. Korah has been on the Board of the Bank since August 31,2018.

 

 

 

 

 Directorship of our Board members in other Public Limited Companies: 

  • Sri. Salim Gangadharan, Part-time Chairman, is a Director on the Board of The National Securities Clearing Corporation Ltd. (NSCCL) and Northern Arc Capital.Ltd.
  • Sri. Francis Alapatt, Independent Director, is a Director on the Board of CII Guardian International Limited, Kochi
  • Sri Achal Kumar Gupta, Non-Executive Director is a Director on the Board of Capital India Finance Ltd. and Canara Robeco Asset Management Ltd.
  • Sri V. J. Kurian, Independent Director is the Managing Director of Cochin International Airport Limited, CIAL Infrastructure Limited and CIAL Duty free and Retail Services Limited. He is also a Director in Air Kerala International Services Limited, Cochin International Aviation Services Limited, and Kerala Waterways and Infrastructures Limited.