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Last Updated : Sep 16, 2020 04:56 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Bandhan ropes in ICICI Bank veteran Kumar Ashish to head new vertical

Kumar Ashish spent about two decades at ICICI Bank, where in his last role he was Senior General Manager & Retail Business Head for North India

 
 
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Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank on September 16 said it has created a new vertical called Emerging Entrepreneurs Business (EEB) to focus on small businesses. The bank has appointed Kumar Ashish as Executive President and Head of the department, it said.

“In addition to microloans, the vertical will also manage the newly-launched product lines – micro home loan, micro bazaar loan and micro enterprise loan,” Bandhan said in a release.

Ashish has over 26 years of experience in setting up and managing businesses of significant scale in retail and business banking, rural banking, microfinance, agri banking and treasury, according to a statement from the bank.

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Ashish spent about two decades at ICICI Bank, where in his last role he was Senior General Manager & Retail Business Head for North India with experience across Mortgage, MSME Loans, Auto Loans, CV & CE Loans, Personal Loans, Jewel Loans, Credit Cards, Deposits, Wealth Management, Fee Income and Branch Operations.

During the long stint with ICICI Bank, Ashish also led the Rural, Agri-business & Micro Finance portfolios for the bank as the Country Head for those lines of business. In his last assignment prior to joining Bandhan Bank, Ashish was Group Director, Airtel Money in Africa (a division of Airtel Africa), which runs mobile money operations across 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the bank said.
First Published on Sep 16, 2020 04:56 pm
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