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Samir Barua
Independent Director
Prof. Samir Barua, 66 years, is an Independent Director of the Bank since 22nd July 2011. He hasMaster’s degree in Technology (Industrial Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur (IIT-K) and Doctorate in management from the Indian Institute of Management,Ahmedabad (IIM-A). After a short stint in the industry, he joined IIM, Ahmedabad as facultymember in 1980.
Prof. Samir Barua’s academic and professional pursuits cut across several disciplines inmanagement, including corporate strategy, corporate governance, international finance, financialmarkets and decision sciences. He has taught as visiting professor to academic institutions inseveral other countries including USA, Netherlands, and Singapore. He has taught extensively innational and international executive training programs. He has authored over two hundred papers,articles, books / book chapters and monographs, over seventy case studies in management, andseveral management games.
He has been a consultant to many public and private organizations, in the manufacturing, bankingand financial services sectors. He has been intimately associated with the Indian financial andbanking sector for over two and a half decades and the petroleum sector for over a decade and ahalf. He has been associated in various advisory capacities with RBI, SEBI, NSE, BSE andseveral ministries of Government of India. He has served on several policy making Committeesof Government.
He served as Director, IIM-A (November 2007 – March 2013) and Professor, IIM-A (1980-2016). He has served as board member of international organizations and many Indiancompanies. He is presently the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Board, Special Committeefor Monitoring of Large Value Frauds, and the Risk Management Committee of Directors of theBank.
Samir Barua
Independent Director
Prof. Samir Barua, 66 years, is an Independent Director of the Bank since 22nd July 2011. He hasMaster’s degree in Technology (Industrial Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur (IIT-K) and Doctorate in management from the Indian Institute of Management,Ahmedabad (IIM-A). After a short stint in the industry, he joined IIM, Ahmedabad as facultymember in 1980.
Prof. Samir Barua’s academic and professional pursuits cut across several disciplines inmanagement, including corporate strategy, corporate governance, international finance, financialmarkets and decision sciences. He has taught as visiting professor to academic institutions inseveral other countries including USA, Netherlands, and Singapore. He has taught extensively innational and international executive training programs. He has authored over two hundred papers,articles, books / book chapters and monographs, over seventy case studies in management, andseveral management games.
He has been a consultant to many public and private organizations, in the manufacturing, bankingand financial services sectors. He has been intimately associated with the Indian financial andbanking sector for over two and a half decades and the petroleum sector for over a decade and ahalf. He has been associated in various advisory capacities with RBI, SEBI, NSE, BSE andseveral ministries of Government of India. He has served on several policy making Committeesof Government.
He served as Director, IIM-A (November 2007 – March 2013) and Professor, IIM-A (1980-2016). He has served as board member of international organizations and many Indiancompanies. He is presently the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Board, Special Committeefor Monitoring of Large Value Frauds, and the Risk Management Committee of Directors of theBank.

Board of Directors

Amitabh Chaudhry
Chairperson
Bahram N. Vakil
Independent Director
Rajiv Anand
Non-Executive Director
Samir Barua
Independent Director
Sutapa Banerjee
Independent Director
Chirag Negandhi
Jt. Managing Director & Co-CEO
Salil Pitale
Jt. Managing Director & Co-CEO