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Shanti Ekambaram, 57

Group President - consumer banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Previous Rank : 15

Ekambaram’s focus has been on customer acquisition, customer service, and cross-selling. For her, growth of stable and low-cost retail liabilities is a priority. As on June 30, 2020, the bank’s CASA ratio stood at 56.7% of total deposits—among the industry’s highest. Under Ekambaram, the bank continued to see strong growth and adoption of digital channels, payments, and products. During the Covid-19 lockdown, her bank managed to keep 95% of its branches open.

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