Dinesh Kumar Khara (born 28 August 1961) is a career banker and Chairman of the State Bank of India a position he assumed on 7 October 2020.[1][2]

Dinesh Kumar Khara
Dinesh Kumar Khara in 2020
26th Chairperson of State Bank of India
Assumed office
7 October 2020
Preceded byRajnish Kumar
Personal details
Born (1961-08-28) 28 August 1961 (age 62)
ResidenceMumbai, India

Education edit

He is a postgraduate in Commerce from Delhi School of Economics and an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi. He is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).

Career edit

Khara joined SBI in 1984 as a Probationary Officer. He has held several key positions such as MD (Global Banking & Subsidiaries), MD (Associates & Subsidiaries), MD & CEO (SBI Mutual Funds) and Chief General Manager – Bhopal Circle. He was also posted in SBI, Chicago for an overseas assignment. As Managing Director, he led the International Banking Group, Corporate Banking and Global Treasury Operations, as well as the non-banking subsidiaries[3][4] of the Bank viz., SBI Cards, SBIMF, SBI Life Insurance and SBI General Insurance, etc. He executed the merger of five Subsidiary Banks of SBI and Bhartiya Mahila Bank with SBI. Additionally, he headed the Risk, IT and Compliance functions of the bank at various points.[citation needed]

References edit

  1. ^ "SBI Business At Nearly 70-80% Of Pre-Covid19 Volumes: New Chief Dinesh Khara". Forbes India. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  2. ^ K., Sidhartha (7 October 2020). "Dinesh Kumar Khara appointed new SBI chairman". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  3. ^ "SBI will unlock value from general insurance and mutual fund biz". The Economic Times.
  4. ^ Panda, Subrata (16 November 2020). "Insurance funds should invest in low-rated instruments". Business Standard. Retrieved 4 January 2023.