Dinesh Khara


State Bank of India (SBI)

Mr.Dinesh Kharais Chairman of the country’s largest Bank -State Bank of India.Having joined the bank as a Probationary Officer in 1984, he has rich experience in all facets of Banking. Before assuming office as Chairman, Mr.Kharahas held several keypositionsin SBIsuch as MD (Global Banking & Subsidiaries), MD (Associates & Subsidiaries), MD& CEO (SBI Mutual Funds)and Chief General Manager -BhopalCircle. He was also posted at Chicagofor an overseas assignment.

As Managing Director,he led the International Banking Group, Large CorporateandTreasury operations in addition to thenon-banking subsidiaries of the Bank viz., SBI Cards, SBIMF, SBI Life, SBI General etc.He alsoseamlesslyexecuted the merger of five erstwhile Associate Banks and Bhartiya Mahila Bank, with SBI. Additionally, he also headedthe Risk, IT and Compliance functions of the bankat various points.

Mr.Kharais a postgraduatein commerce from Delhi School of Economicsandan MBAfrom FMS, New Delhi.He isalso a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).Mr. Khara ispassionate about readingand has travelled extensivelyacross the world.