R. A. Sankara Narayanan is a post-graduate in Public Administration with MBA in Finance, CAIIB, PGDPM, PGDFM, DTIRM, DCP, BRM. Joined Bank of India as a Direct Recruit Officer in the year 1983 and headed various Branches, Zones, National Banking Groups across India and many other Departments in Corporate Office including Treasury, Retail, and International Banking with Overseas assignments at Tokyo and Singapore. Has rich experience and exposures in all segments of Banking including Treasury, International Banking, Corporate Credit, Risk Management, Compliances, Retail, Marketing, Recovery, Human Resources.
As Executive Director of Bank of India from May 2015, was responsible for Treasury, Corporate Credit, Recovery, Risk Management, Compliance apart from International Banking, Retail, HR, IT, Planning, Finance etc., Represented BOI in various Boards – including PT.Bank of India Indonesia Tbk, Bank of India- Tanzania, Commonwealth Finance Corporation Ltd (CFCL-Hongkong), BOI New Zealand Ltd, BOI Shareholding, SUD Life Insurance.
While addressing the employees of the Bank, he outlined the immediate focus of the Bank is to increase the share of low cost deposits, the continued focus on Retail Lending besides expansion in quality corporate credit and to improve the asset quality further to enhance the profitability of the Bank.
He expressed gratitude for the confidence reposed in him by the Government of India for elevating him to the post of MD & CEO. He urged upon the staff members for their support and cooperation and said that he has accepted this responsibility with all humility and would strive hard to take the Bank to greater heights in the days to come.