YES Bank hires Pankaj Sharma as chief strategy and transformation officer

Source: YES Bank

YES BANK announced the appointment of Mr. Pankaj Sharma as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer.

In his role, Mr. Sharma will work with key stakeholders to translate and align the Bank’s strategy into transformation activities and initiatives, and develop a clear roadmap to achieve the Bank’s strategic and financial objectives. As a strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board, he will focus on identifying, and evaluating growth opportunities, and lead the implementation of major transformation and change programmes, including direct oversight of digital transformation initiatives. Mr. Sharma will report to Mr. Prashant Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK.

Mr. Sharma is a senior banking professional with 25 years of experience within the Banking and Financial Services industry. His expertise involves driving large scale technology deployments across Business Operations. Mr. Sharma joins YES BANK from RBL Bank where he served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and was also responsible for Operations, Transformation & Corporate Services. In his previous roles, he has been associated with organisations like Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, and GE Countrywide.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Prashant Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK said, “We are happy to welcome Pankaj on board. He joins us at an important juncture and will be responsible for leading our transformation initiatives with the vision to help the Bank become one of the most trusted financial brands in the country. Given his vast experience in transformation and change management, we are confident that Pankaj will bring in a fresh perspective to accelerate our momentum and help the Bank achieve its strategic objectives. I wish Pankaj the very best for all his future endeavors at YES BANK.”

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