Chairman, State Bank of India
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Khara is the Chairman of State Bank of India. Prior to being appointed as Chairman of the Bank he was Managing Director (Global Banking & Subsidiaries) of the Bank.
In his role as MD (GB&S) he led and steered the International Banking Group, Corporate and Treasury operations of the Bank.
He has been able to guide and lead the subsidiaries wing of SBI thus ensuring successful pathway for the Non-Banking Subsidiaries of the Bank viz. SBI Mutual Fund, SBI Life Insurance, SBI Credit Card.
As MD (Associates & Subsidiaries) Mr. Khara successfully accomplished merging SBI with its five Associate Banks and Bhartiya Mahila Bank. Additionally, he was also in charge of Risk, IT & Compliance functions of the Bank.
Prior to being appointed as Managing Director of State Bank of India, Mr. Khara was the MD&CEO of SBI Funds Management Pvt. Limited (SBIMF). Mr. Khara joined SBI as Probationary Officer in 1984 and has over 37 years of rich experience in all facets of Banking.
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Khara, 60 did his Masters in Business Administration from FMS New Delhi and is a post-graduate in Commerce from Delhi School of Economics. He is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).