Board of Directors
Shri N. S. Srinath DIN: 01493217 Non-Executive Independent (Part-time) Chairman
Shri N. S. Srinath, is a graduate in Science and Law and a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He holds certificate in Industrial Finance. He started his career in Banking by joining Canara Bank in the year 1970 and worked in the Bank in the various geographical regions. He was elevated to various cadres between 1970 to April 2006 and worked in the Bank as a General Manager in charge of Personnel Wing at its Head Office at Bangalore from May 2006. In Canara Bank he has served in the areas of Information Technology Projects, HRD besides banking operations. He was instrumental in implementing ERP solutions in Canara Bank and has deep insight into leveraging technology and optimization of Human Resources Management.
He was appointed as an Executive Director of the Bank of Baroda. He was Chairman on the Boards of Bank of Baroda (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited and Bank of Baroda Ghana Limited, wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of Baroda till May 31, 2012 and was also on the Board of India Infrastructure Finance Company (UK) Limited from December 01, 2010 till October 31, 2011.
He was also on the Board of Central Registry of Securitization Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest (CERSAI), a Section 25 Company registered under the Companies Act, 1956, since its inception till May 31, 2012. He was trustee (Government of India Appointment) in Stressed Assets Stabilization Fund till December 31, 2015. He is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Bank since 29.06.2012 and he was appointed as Non-Executive Independent (Part-time) Chairman of the Bank w.e.f 27.05.2019. He is representing Majority Sector “Banking - HRM” on the Board.
Dr. V. G. Mohan Prasad DIN: 00002802 Non-Executive Independent Director
Dr. V. G. Mohan Prasad, M.D., D.M., F.C.C.P., M.I.A.S.L. is a Medical Practitioner and also engaged in Agriculture. He has practical experience in the field of Agriculture. He was on the Board of the Bank from 28.07.2003 till 27.07.2011. He is a Non - Executive Independent Director of the Bank. He is representing Majority Sector “Agriculture” on the Board.
Shri M. K. Venkatesan DIN: 00032235 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
Shri M. K. Venkatesan is an Economics Graduate and engaged in Mundy business (dealing in agricultural commodities). He is one of the Promoters of the Bank. He was a Director of the Bank during the periods from 22.02.1992 to 18.02.2000 and 26.11.2003 to 26.07.2009. He is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Bank. He is representing Majority Sector “Business - MSME” on the Board.
Shri A. K. Praburaj DIN: 07004825 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
Shri A. K. Praburaj is a Commerce graduate and a dealer in Indian Oil Corporation. He is one of the Promoters of the Bank. He has an interest in certain finance firms. He was a Director of the Bank during the period from 04.12.1997 to 07.03.2004. He is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Bank. He is representing Minority Sector “Trade & Commerce” on the Board.
Smt CA. K. L. Vijayalakshmi DIN: 07116809 Non-Executive Independent Director
Smt CA. K. L. Vijayalakshmi is a graduate in Business Management from University of Mysore and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is Partner in M/s Khicha and Prabu Kesavan, Chartered Accountants, Coimbatore since 1995. She has more than 25 years of experience in various audits like Branch Statutory Audits, Concurrent Audits, Income Leakage Audits, etc., and Branch audit of Insurance companies. She is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Bank. She is representing Minority Sector “Commerce & Special Knowledge - Accountancy” on the Board.
Shri M. V. Srinivasamoorthi DIN: 00694618 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
Shri M. V. Srinivasamoorthi is a graduate in Chemistry. He is an exporter in readymade garments and home textiles for the past 18 years. He hails from the promoter’s family. He is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Bank. He is representing Majority Sector “Business - MSME” on the Board.
Dr. K. S. Ravichandran DIN: 00002713 Non-Executive Independent Director
Dr. K. S. Ravichandran, holds a Masters in Commerce, a Bachelor in Law, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a Diploma in Electronics and Radio Communication Engineering and a Diploma in Technology. He was awarded a doctorate from the Department of Management, Alagappa University on Prosecution of Directors under Company Law and Criminal Law in India & UK. He had served the Indian Air Force for over 9 years specializing in Russian Radar Systems. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of M/s KSR & Co Company Secretaries LLP. He specializes in Corporate Laws, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, Intellectual Property Rights and Arbitrations and appears regularly before various Tribunals, Appellate Tribunals, Regulators and Adjudicating Authorities. Many cases argued by him have been reported in leading law journals. He is a member of International Association for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights; INSOL International, a global organization of corporate insolvency professionals and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK. He is the Co-Chairman of the Karnataka Council of ASSOCHAM. He has authored more than 500 Articles and 7 books, the latest being on “Contraventions under Corporate Laws”. He has addressed in more than 300 seminars and conferences. He is a Non - Executive Independent Director of the Bank, representing Majority Sector “Law” on the Board.
Shri R. Ramkumar DIN: 00275622 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
Shri R. Ramkumar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Secretaryship (B.C.S.,) from Loyola College, Chennai and Masters in Business Administration in Human Resources. He has rich experience in the business of textiles and export of home textiles. He widely travelled overseas on his export business and had more than 12 years of experience in the textiles business and also has a business interest in certain finance firms. He hails from the promoter’s family. He was co-opted as an Additional Director of the Bank on June 25, 2018. He is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director representing minority sector ‘Business and Finance’ on the Board of the Bank.
Shri K G Mohan DIN: 08367265 Additional Director (Non-Executive Independent Director)
Shri KG Mohan is a senior Information Technology professional with 44 years of corporate experience working with large multinational corporations as well as independent technology professional post retirement. He mixes sharp business sense and experienced leadership skills with international operating experience in strategic IT Business value delivery.
He's an IIT Madras alumni with a PGDIE from NITIE as well.
KG Mohan held varied global IT leadership positions at FMCG giant Unilever for 27 years and subsequently at Healthcare leader Johnson & Johnson for 4 years.
At Unilever the positions he held includes VP IT for Hindustan Unilever, VP IT & CIO for South Asia / Africa and Global VP IT for Networking and Telecommunication. At J&J, he was the VP IT and CIO for Asia Pacific working out of Singapore.
He was a Member of Asia Pacific Business Board for J&J Medicals and a Member of Global IT Leadership Teams at Unilever and Johnson & Johnson.
He has led several business transformation exercises using technology, renegotiated global contracts, set up shared service facilities and developed global IT Teams across countries.
Currently KG Mohan is the Managing Partner of ASIMA Consulting LLP providing consulting inputs in the strategic deployment of technology to various organizations. He is also a Partner with Social Venture Partner Philanthropy Foundation and works for enhancing livelihood for the under privileged.
• Transforming business by leveraging appropriate technology. • Developing IT Strategy and implementation roadmap. • Conceiving and setting up shared business processes and technology capabilities. • Partnering with CXOs to innovate business solutions. • Evaluating IT capabilities for due diligence in M&As. •Mentoring technology teams to enhance their impact.