Executive Director - Axis Bank
Rajiv Anand is a qualified, rank-holding Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He has over 28 years of experience in the financial services industry and has taken over as the Executive Director - Wholesale Banking at Axis Bank with effect from 21st December 2018. He will also drive the agenda for some of the key subsidiaries like Axis Capital, Axis UK and A.TReDS.
Mr Anand has held key management positions at leading global financial institutions and has diverse experience in the financial services sector. He has been with the Axis Group for over 10 years with number of other successes to his credit. He joined the bank to lead the Retail business from its asset management arm, Axis Asset Management Co. Ltd., where he held the position of Managing Director & CEO. In his role as Executive Director - Retail Banking at Axis Bank he has been responsible for developing and growing the retail franchise, which is today regarded as amongst the best in the industry. He is also credited with leading digitisation for the retail business.
In his previous roles, he had led from the front in building investments, balance sheet management, money market and bond trading. He has also been very successful as a Debt Fund Manager and has won several accolades for the same. He brings strengths in capital markets and building new businesses to his responsibilities at the bank.
He is an avid sports lover and movie fan. Mr Anand’s family consists of his wife, who is a graphic design professional, and their two daughters.