CHANDA KOCHHAR is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI bank. ON 4th October 2018 She stepped down from her post. Now Mr Sandeep Bakshi has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive from 15th October 2018.Source
Successful Businesswomen Tycoon
She is not only a successful businesswoman tycoon in a male-dominated industry but also a role model for many young aspirants. Thereafter her name listed among the Fortune’s 50 most Powerfull women in business for the fourth consecutive year. Because of her dedication & good leadership, ICICI BANK becomes one of the largest Retail banks from a Corporate Bank globally.source
ICICI Bank has many forums around the world and the name behind is Mrs.KOCHHAR.
Chanda Kochhar Joined JBIMS, Mumbai.
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 (JBIMS) in MUMBAI and received WOCKHARDT GOLD MEDAL for performing excellence in management studies. Even she won the J.N Bose Gold medal for cost Accountancy.Source
Meanwhile, Mrs Kochhar joined as a Management Trainee in “The INDUSTRIAL CREDIT AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION OF INDIA” and started her Professional career with ICICI BANK. As a Management Trainee, she handles project appraisal and monitoring.
After working for 10 Years with the Same bank, added her responsibility as a General Manager followed by Deputy General Manager. Finally, She headed an Infrastructure Industry group Of ICICI BANK.
In addition, She became a head of ICICI’s ‘Major Client Group’ in 1999 and handled a relationship with Top 200 Clients of the organization. Moreover, ICICI started it’s a retail business in 2000 and became the biggest retail financer in India for the next 5 year, Under Kochhar’s Leadership. ICICI Bank celebrated this achievement and appointed her as Executive director of ICICI Bank.
Kochhar was designated as a Deputy Managing Director of ICICI bank. Her work was not limited to her 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 had turnaround the fate of ICICI BANK throughout her journey from trainee to CEO.
Cheers to women Empowerment!