Who: Suresh N Patel
What: Appointed as MD & CEO of Andhra Bank
When: 2 November 2015
Suresh N Patel was appointed as the managing director & chief executive officer (MD & CEO) of Andhra Bank. He took charge on 2 November 2015 in New Delhi.
He has around three decades of experience in the banking sector at various levels and most of it in Gujarat.
He succeeded CVR Rajendran who retired on 30 April 2015 and became the CEO of Association of Mutual Funds in India.
Patel was the executive director at Oriental Bank of Commerce since January 2014. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of Gujarat operations at Dena Bank.
In fact, he started his career with Dena Bank and is a certified member of the Indian Institute of Bankers.