Suryoday Small Finance Bank names Deepak Sharma as Independent Director

Deepak Sharma

Suryoday Small Finance Bank has named Deepak Sharma as the Board Member (Independent Director), effective April 2024, in a strategic move. The announcement comes as the bank gears up to navigate the evolving landscape of financial services in India.

Sharma, a seasoned CXO Advisor, and Tech Entrepreneur, brings a wealth of experience to his new role. With a distinguished career spanning over 15 years at Kotak Mahindra Bank, where he culminated his service as the President and Chief Digital Officer, Sharma is renowned for his expertise in digital strategies, platforms, and marketing.

At Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sharma played a seminal role in building priority/HNI banking, NRI banking, and forex business. His visionary leadership as the bank’s first President & Chief Digital Officer for over five years was instrumental in positioning Kotak as a digital leader in the industry. Sharma’s strategic vision encompassed the development of digital platforms, product engineering, design, mobile apps, and transformative initiatives such as Digital Bank-811.

“I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Board Member (Independent Director) at Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd,” Sharma confirmed on LinkedIn, expressing his enthusiasm for the opportunity.

His track record includes serving as a member of the Customer Advisory Board of Airtel since December 2020, underscoring his commitment to driving innovation and customer-centric solutions. Sharma’s specialization in analytics, data management, and talent acquisition further positions him as a valuable asset to Suryoday Small Finance Bank as it seeks to enhance its digital offerings and customer experiences.

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Sharma will collaborate closely with the bank’s leadership in his new capacity, leveraging his expertise to develop robust digital strategies, oversee transformations, and pioneer new business models. His appointment signals Suryoday Small Finance Bank‘s dedication to staying at the forefront of digital innovation in the financial services sector.

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