Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry Managing Director & CEO-Axis Bank,India
Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Axis Bank, India
Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Axis Bank. He joined the bank in January 2019, after successfully leading HDFC Life for nine years. Under his leadership, HDFC Life emerged as the finest brand in the insurance space and is today one of India’s largest private life insurers.
Prior to HDFC Life, Mr. Chaudhry was the Managing Director and CEO of Infosys BPO and the Head of testing unit of Infosys Technologies Ltd. He was instrumental in building the BPO right from its inception and was later credited for making it an extremely profitable business having presence across seven countries.
He started his career with Bank of America in 1987 and played diverse roles such as Head of Technology Investment Banking for Asia, Regional Finance Head for Wholesale Banking and Global Markets, and Chief Finance Officer of Bank of America (India). He moved to Credit Lyonnais Securities in 2001 as the Head of Investment Banking franchise for South East Asia and successfully structured the finance practice for Asia before joining Infosys BPO in 2003.
Mr. Chaudhry is an Engineer from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and Post Graduate in Business Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.