Axis Bank appoints Vasantha Govindan to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– INDIA, Mumbai –  Axis Bank Limited (LON: AXB | NSE: AXISBANK) today approved the appointment of Smt. Vasantha Govindan to its Board of Directors as an additional Non-Executive Director, effective from 27th January 2021.

About Smt. Vasantha Govindan

Smt. Vasantha Govindan is currently the CEO of The Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India, a Government of India entity.

She has been working with SUUTI since the year 2001 and has held various administrative positions and was appointed as the CEO of SUUTI in the year 2018 and has more than two decades of professional experience in the areas of Investment Management, Risk Management and General Management.

She has held leadership and governance positions in many private and public companies over the years. She has worked in diverse fields and has been on the Board of several companies and has helped these entities in navigating their growth journey with improved corporate governance standards. A large part of her work profile also includes interacting with different stakeholders and the Government of India.

Her current responsibilities in SUUTI includes formulating the Investment Strategy and ensuring that investment management and other operations are conducted with a high degree of professionalism. She has managed the large investment portfolio of SUUTI across various sectors.

She holds a degree in Commerce from the University of Bangalore and holds an MBA degree in Finance from T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal.

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