Airtel Payments Bank has appointed Anubrata Biswas former senior executive of ICICI bank as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
He will be responsible for driving Airtel Payments Banks mission of taking convenient and innovative digital banking services to the doorstep of every Indian. Before this, he was the Joint General Manager and Retail Business Head - South India for ICICI Bank and was responsible for managing the retail banking business across over 550 branches of the bank. He has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University and did his PGDBM from IIM, Ahmedabad.
I am confident that his experience will add immense value to the banks agenda of financial inclusion and digital leadership. I wish him the very best for his new assignment, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Airtel Payments Bank, said in a statement.
It is a fully paperless and digital bank aiming to take convenient banking services. Shashi Arora, the first MD and CEO of Airtel Payments bank resigned five months ago after the suspension of Airtel Payments Banks e-KYC licence by Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in December.