Sandeep Bakhshi

Sandeep Bakhshi (born 28 May 1960) is an Indian banker, and the MD & CEO, ICICI Bank since October 2018.[2][3]

Sandeep Bakhshi
Born1958/1959 (age 62–63)[1]
EducationPunjab Engineering College
XLRI - Xavier School of Management
TitleMD and CEO, ICICI Bank
TermOctober 2018
PredecessorChanda Kochhar

Early lifeEdit

Bakhshi earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, and has a postgraduate degree in management from XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur.[4]


Bakhshi, an employee of ICICI since 1986, was appointed as MD & CEO in June 2018.[4][1] Prior to this, he was the managing director and CEO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance from August 2010 to June 2018[1] and MD and CEO for ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company on April 2002.[5]

In August 2019 he was reported to be one of the highest paid CEOs of any Indian bank with a monthly salary of 22 lakh (US$31,000).[6]


  1. ^ a b c "ICICI Bank's accidental heir - Forbes India". Forbes India. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Chanda Kochhar quits as MD & CEO of ICICI Bank; stock rallies 5%". 4 October 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2019 – via The Economic Times.
  3. ^ "Bad loans strike: In its first ever loss, ICICI Bank erodes Rs 120 crore - Times of India". Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  4. ^ a b "ICICI Bank's New COO Sandeep Bakhshi Started Career At Bank In 1986". Retrieved 28 July 2018.
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  6. ^ "Aditya Puri remains top-paid bank CEO". Economic Times. 14 August 2019.