CHANDA KOCHHAR is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI bank. ON 4th October 2018 She stepped down from her post.
A successful businesswoman tycoon in a male-dominated industry. She is a role model for many young aspirants. Her name was among the Fortune’s 50 most Powerfull women in business for the fourth consecutive year. Under her leadership, ICICI BANK becomes one of the largest Retail banks from a Corporate Bank globally.
ICICI Bank has many forums around the world and the name
Mrs KOCHHAR born in Jodhpur but raised in Pink City “JAIPUR”. She Graduated in BACHELOR OF ARTS,1982, from Jai Hind College, MUMBAI.
Later she Pursued MBA from esteemed Jamna Lal Bajaj Institute Of Mangement studies in MUMBAI and received WOCKHARDT GOLD MEDAL for performing excellence in management studies and won the J.N Bose Gold medal for cost Accountancy.
Though her fortune brought her as a Management Trainee in “The INDUSTRIAL CREDIT AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION OF INDIA” but She started her Professional career with ICICI BANK in 1984. As a Management Trainee, she handles project appraisal and monitoring.
Due to working for 10 Years with the Same bank added her responsibility as a General Manager followed by Deputy General Manager. She headed an Infrastructure Industry group Of ICICI BANK.
In1999, She was the head of ICICI’s ‘Major Client Group’ and handled Relationship with Top 200 Clients of the organization. Under Kochhar’s Leadership, not only ICICI started their retail business in 2000 but also became the biggest retail financer in India for the next 5 year.ICICI Bank celebrated this achievement and appointed her as Executive director of ICICI Bank.
In April 2006, Kochhar was designated as a Deputy Managing Director of ICICI bank but her work was not limited with a designation. Her passion and dedication for her work lead her a life that every person dreams of it. She started handling both international and corporate business of ICICI Bank and was also the official spokesperson from 2007-09. She even advances to Chief Financial Officer(CFO) and Joint Managing Director(JMD). Kochhar’s Turnaround the fate of ICICI BANK.