Standard Chartered Bank India has named Gaurav Maheshwari as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment will be effective from 22 June 2020 onwards. He will be taking the charge from Subhradeep Mohanty who was has been recently promoted as the CFO for the Africa & Middle East (AME) region.
Gaurav, a Chartered Accountant, with more than two decades of experience in the financial and corporate gamut. This appointment would be his second turn at Standard Chartered Bank.
As the CFO of the Bank, Gaurav will be reporting to Jean Fernandes, Regional CFO, Asean and South Asia and Zarin Daruwala, India CEO.
Commenting on his appointment, Zarin Daruwala, CEO, India, Standard Chartered said, “The India franchise has scripted an inspiring performance over the last few years and we are looking forward to Gaurav playing a vital role in continuing with this momentum. We would also like to thank Subhradeep Mohanty for his contribution in driving the country’s strategic transformation and performance, as a part of the India Management Team. Under his stewardship, the CFO function was characterized by clarity, innovative ideas and strategic thinking”.