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Mr.Dipak Gupta, B.E. (Electronics), PGDM-IIM, Ahmedabad, is Managing Director of Kotak Bank and has over 18 years of experience in the financial services sector.
B.E. (Electronics), PGDM-IIM, Ahmedabad
Achievements / Milestones
- 2010 Kotak won the CIO 100 'The Agile 100' award
- 2010 Asiamoney Award for Best Local Cash Management Bank
- 2008 Banking Technology Award for IT Governance and Value Delivery
- 2010 Banking Technology Excellence Awards Best Bank Award in IT Framework and Governance Among Other Banks
- 2010 ICAI Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting under Category 1 - Banking Sector
Companies Associated with
- Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Company
- Kotak Mahindra Capital
- Kotak Mahindra Investments
- Kotak Mahindra Prime
- Kotak Forex Brokerage
Interview: CEO Spotlight: Dipak Gupta, consultant to banker!
He did not have the slightest idea about the leasing and hire purchase business while starting his career over two decades ago at consultancy firm Ferguson. An engineer-turned-management graduate from IIM-Ahmedabad, Dipak Gupta, joint managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, today ranks among the highly rated bankers in the industry. The journey has its share of excitements and disappointments.
In an interview to Moneycontrol.com for its fortnightly feature CEO Spotlight, Gupta spoke about a wide range of topics from the initial days of his career to shouldering the responsibility to start a bank. He rues the lack of time for his weekly farming activity, because of work pressure. But the father of twins, whom he adorably calls “chalk and cheese”, is happy as long as he is able to maintain a work-life balance.
What after banking? While it is still some way off, Gupta plans to take up something in health or education sector after retirement.
“Banking is doing routine things efficiently, not doing extra-ordinary things. It is important as a bank to have trust, comfort, security read more
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