Shri Soma Sankara Prasad
MD & CEO
Shri Soma Sankara Prasad assumed the office of Managing Director & CEO of UCO Bank on 01.01.2022. Prior to this, he was holding the position of Deputy Managing Director and Group Compliance Officer at State Bank of India.
Born on May 05, 1963, Shri Prasad holds Master of Commerce degree and in his career spanning 35 years, he has held important assignments in various capacities in Treasury operations, Retail, Corporate Credit, Insurance and International Banking.
Shri Prasad has had two stints abroad. He headed the Singapore Operations of State Bank of India, as Country Head from November 2014- April 2019. He was Manager (Credit and Operations) at Paris Branch of State Bank of India from September 2002 – November 2006.
He has also worked as Regional Manager at SBI Hyderabad, as Chief Financial Officer at SBI General Insurance Co. Ltd. and as MD & CEO at SBI Pension Funds Pvt Ltd.
Shri Prasad has also attended several training programs in various areas at reputed institutions, both in India and abroad.
Shri Ishraq Ali Khan
Shri Ishraq Ali Khan assumed the charge as Executive Director of UCO Bank on March 10, 2021.
Shri Khan was Chief General Manager & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Union Bank of India. He was also first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in Union Bank of India.
Shri Khan holds a Master Degree in Science, Certified Project Management program professional (PMP), IT and Cyber security certification from IDRBT, Hyderabad. He is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).
As Chief General Manager & CTO, Shri Khan handled the key amalgamation IT integration project of the Union Bank of India and instrumental in bringing new technologies and establishing green datacenter in the Bank. During his 33 years of service at Union Bank of India, he held various positions in Regional Office, Zonal Offices and FGM Offices on various capacities such as Field General Manager and Regional Head. During his banking career, he has mentored many young staff members of the Bank. Shri Khan, an easy to approach Executive is also known for his high team building leadership qualities.
Shri Khan has attended prestigious leadership programme of IIM Bengaluru, curated by the Banks Board Bureau in consultation with IBA and Egon Zehnder International Pvt. Ltd. He has also attended Kellogs School of Management, Chicago and ISB, Hyderabad.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar.
Born on August 05, 1976, Dr Sanjay Kumar belongs to the 2003 Batch of Indian Post & Telecom accounts and Finance Service. He joined Department of Financial Services (DFS) as Director on September 21, 2017. Prior to joining DFS, he worked in Department of Telecommunication (DoT) and Department of Post (DoP). In DoT, he dealt with the works related to Spectrum Usage Charges, License Finance and Universal Service Obligation Fund in various capacities. In DoP, as Internal Finance Advisor and Director Accounts, he dealt with the works related to Finance advice, Accounts, Budgets and Internal Audit.
Dr Kumar has been nominated as Government Nominee Director on the Board of UCO Bank on May 13, 2021. Prior to this, he was on the Board of IDFC First Bank as Government Nominee Director from June 22, 2020 to March 25, 2021 and on the Board of Syndicate Bank as Government Nominee Director from April 05, 2018 to March 31, 2020.
Shri Rajesh Kumar
Shri Rajesh Kumar, Chief General Manager, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been appointed on the Board of Directors of UCO Bank with effect from March 08, 2022.
Shri Kumar has over three decades of experience with Reserve Bank of India, handling diverse portfolios covering almost the entire gamut of major functions of RBI including, inter alia, Banking Supervision, Financial Inclusion & Development, Human Resource Management etc. He has served as Banking Ombudsman of Gujarat State for more than two years. He was on deputation with Central Bureau of Investigation for five years. He has represented RBI at several international multilateral forums / conferences including Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), an initiative of ‘G-20’ Group. He was closely involved in drafting of the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (NSFI).
He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of a public and a private sector bank.
He is presently serving as Regional Director for the state of Gujarat at RBI, Ahmedabad. Previously, he has served as Regional Director for Uttarakhand for over three years.
Shri Kumar does not hold any equity shares of the Bank and is not related to any of the other Directors presently on the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Shri. Anjan Talukdar
Born on January 14, 1967, Shri Anjan Talukdar has a working experience of over 27 years. He is currently Head Corporate Affairs, Legal and Company Secretary at Premier Cryogenics Ltd and is based in Guwahati, Assam. Shri Talukdar’s educational qualifications include B.Com, FCS, LLB. He is an Alumina of the prestigious IIM – Ahmedabad and Henley Management College, UK. Shri Talukdar has been nominated as Part-time Non-Official Director on the Board of UCO Bank w.e.f 21.12.2021.
Shri. Ravi Kumar Agrawal
Born on August 06, 1965, Shri Ravi Kumar Agrawal is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is a partner in CA firm ‘Agrawal and Bardiya’ and is based in Raipur, Chattisgarh. Shri Agrawal has been honorary member in the Zonal Advisory Board of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) for 4 years. Shri Agrawal’s educational qualifications includes B.Com (Hons) and LLB apart from being a certified CA. He has also been member of Fiscal Law Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Shri Agrawal has been nominated as Part-time Non-Official Director on the Board of UCO Bank w.e.f 21.12.2021.
Shri K. Rajivan Nair
Director under Shareholder Category
Born on 1st September 1961, Shri K Rajivan Nair has worked with Life Insurance Corporation of India and has retired from the Organisation as Executive Director in Chief Life Insurance Advisor Department, Central Office, Mumbai. He joined the Board of UCO bank on 1st February 2021 as Shareholder Director and has vast experience in the areas of Marketing, Finance, Law, Human Resource.
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