Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Mr. R Viswanathan, Nominee Director

Shri. R Viswanathan has over 33 years of banking experience, having started his career as a Probationary Officer with State Bank of India in 1987. He has held various positions both in India and overseas, across multiple functions, gaining wide exposure in Commercial and Investment Banking.

Prior to assuming charge as President & Chief Operating Officer of SBICAP with effect from 27th May 2020, his roles included Chief General Manager, Commercial Clients Group – South, SBI, Corporate Centre, Mumbai (Sep’18-May’20), CEO at SBI, New York (2013-18), and Regional Head, SBICAP, Bangalore  (Oct’10-Mar’13).

During the period 1987 to 2010, he had held assignments spanning various facets of Consumer Banking and Credit Management such as Regional Manager (of a Network of Branches), Head of Credit Processing Cell (Mid Corporate Group Regional Office), Division Manager (Credit), and Branch Head, apart from a stint in SBI Tokyo (1994-96).

He is a Post-Graduate in Mathematics and a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers; he has also attended Executive Development Programs in IIM Lucknow, ISB Hyderabad and Harvard Business School, Boston.

Shri Naresh Yadav joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1985.  He is a Science faculty graduate and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He has been associated with SBI for 34 years and has managed various responsibilities in multiple roles like Head Human Resources – Delhi Circle, DGM & Circle Development Officer – Mumbai, Head Business & Operations – West Zone (Mumbai), Head Mid Corporate – Regional Office Kolkata, Network Head – Kolkata and Deputy CEO – Jio Payments Bank.

Mr. Suresh Kozhikote has been appointed as Managing Director & Chief Executive Office at SBICAP Ventures Limited (SVL) in June 2020. Prior to his appointment at SVL,  Mr. Kozhikote was the General Manager- Private Equity at the State Bank of India (SBI) Corporate Center, Mumbai.

Mr. Kozhikote has over 33 years’ experience in banking, having started his career with the State Bank Group in 1987. Mr. Kozhikote has handled  assignments both in India and overseas across various functions. He has been in treasury operations for more than 18 years – from a Forex dealer to Head – Treasury. His assignments include Vice President (Treasury) at SBI Central Treasury Hong Kong, Dy General Manager at State Bank of Patiala as Head of Treasury and then as Head of Retail Operations covering Delhi NCR, Haryana & Rajasthan.  Also, as Dy. General Manager (Taxation), he was in charge of GST project in SBI. As General Manager- Private Equity, he managed SBI’s portfolio of Private Equity, Strategic Investments and Investments in AIF.

Mr. Kozhikote is a Commerce Graduate, a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and has a Diploma in Treasury, Investment and Risk Management.