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Best domestic bank
|Aditya Puri, HDFC Bank|
Privately owned HDFC Bank – Asiamoney’s best domestic bank in India this year – is on the cusp of a leadership change. Long-serving managing director Aditya Puri is due to step down in October, and the hunt for his successor is on. Puri leaves behind a bank with impeccable credentials, strong financials and corporate governance standards that are the envy of the street.
Best corporate and investment bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Winning corporate and investment banking mandates in India is no easy feat: the privately owned banks are not only competing
|KVS Manian, Kotak Mahindra Bank|
In such a competitive environment, Kotak Mahindra Bank’s corporate and investment banking business stands out.
Best international bank
|Ashu Khullar, Citi|
Citi has beaten other foreign banks in the Indian market for years now, and this year was no exception.
Best digital bank
|Amitabh Chaudhry, Axis Bank|
Axis Bank has made digital banking an integral part of its operations for some time now, but last year, its leadership and strength really stood out.
Best bank for SMEs
Nearly every bank in India flags its credentials in two important areas: the digital franchise and small and medium-sized enterprise
|Sandeep Bakhshi, ICICI Bank|
Best bank for CSR
Punjab National Bank
|Mallikarjuna Rao, Punjab National Bank|
Best for microfinance
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, winner of Asiamoney’s award for the best firm for microfinance in India, was set up in 2005 as a micro-
|Nitin Chugh, Ujjvan Small Finance Bank|