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 NSE Clearing Limited and Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board .

 

    Mr. Murali Ramakrishnan 
  Managing Director & CEO

 

Mr. Murali Ramakrishnan  is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Bank w.e.f 01/10/2020. Mr. Murali Ramakrishnan holds Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Marketing from IIM – Bangalore. He has a work Experience of over 34 years. He retired from ICICI Bank as Senior General Manager at Strategic Project Group on May 30, 2020. He has varied experience in the entire banking industry in many facets of banking businesses both in domestic and international markets viz. Retail, SME, Corporate, Project Finance, International Business, Risk, Policy, BIU etc. apart from handling 8 regulators across various markets in Asia, MENA and South Africa.

 

 

 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 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. 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, Mr. 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. He is also a Director in Air Kerala International Services Limited, Cochin International Aviation Services Limited, Kerala Waterways Infrastructures Limited and Kerala Infrastructure Fund Management Limited. 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 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), Trustee of Asset Foundation 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.

Sri. Pradeep M Godbole
Director

 

 

 

Mr Pradeep M Godbole  is a Non Executive Director in our Board. He is a Chartered Accountant with 30+ years of Banking, Technology, Consulting, Auditing, Accounting and Management experience. He has held senior management positions at reputation organizations – Big 4 consulting firm like Ernst & Young; IT organizations like Oracle Financial Services Software (OFSS) & Wipro. Mr. Godbole is currently working on capability building initiatives and is a guest faculty at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Mr Godbole is also a Director of Riskintellect Solutions Private Limited, Risk and Compliance Professional Association (Not for Profit Organization) and Independent Director of Belief Impex Private Limited and he has been on the Board of the Bank with effect from 26th March ,2019 .

 

Sri. Paul Antony
Director

 

Mr Paul Antony  is a Non-Executive Director on our Board. He retired from Indian Administrative Services(IAS) as Chief Secretary, Kerala. During the tenure of services, Mr. Paul Antony held positions of Managing Director and Director in various companies for a total period of more than 21 years. Mr. Paul Antony has helmed major government bodies in Kerala. His areas of expertise include industries promotion, export promotion, infrastructure development including in the ports and power sector, taxation, public distribution system, and development of the weaker sections. He has also served as MD of SUPPLYCO, Chairman of Cochin Port Trust and KSEB Ltd., Additional Chief Secretary of Industries Department and Power Department, and Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Department. Mr. Paul Antony has been on the Board of the Bank since September 29, 2020.

Sri. R A Sankara Narayanan
Director

 

Mr R A Sankara Narayanan  is an Additional Director (Independent Non-Executive Director) representing Majority Category- Banking. He holds a post-graduate degree in Public Administration and has also done MBA in Finance, CAIIB, PGDPM, PGDFM, DTIRM, DCP and BRM. During his reign as Executive Director of Bank of India starting from May 2015, he had handled the treasury, corporate credit, recovery, risk management and compliance departments. He was also in-charge of the departments namely international banking, retail, HR, IT, planning and finance. He has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Vijaya Bank in September 2017. He has been designated as the MD and CEO of Canara Bank w.e.f. April 1,2019 till his superannuation in January, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 Directorship of our Board members in other Public Limited Companies: 

  • Mr. Salim Gangadharan, Part-time Chairman, is a Director on the Board of NSE Clearing Limited.
  • Mr. Francis Alapatt, Independent Director, is a Director on the Board of CII Guardian International Limited, Kochi.
  • Mr. 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, Kerala Waterways Infrastructures Limited and Kerala Infrastructure Fund Management Limited.