Board of Directors

Shri. B K Manjunath, Non - Executive Chairman


He is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and practising as a Chartered Accountant since 25 years. He has experience and knowledge in Project Financing, Business Administration and Management. He has specialised knowledge in Audit, Accounts, Finance and Taxation. He is acting as an Advisor, consultant and represented various groups of industries and MNC companies in India. He regularly appears before various Income tax authorities, Income tax Appellate Tribunal, Settlement Commission etc. He had also served as an Independent Director of the Bank during the period from 2008 to 2015. 


Dr. Y.N. Lakshminarayana Murthy, Director


He is a Ph.D., holder in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry with a career spanning about 41 years in various positions in the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. He also had the distinction of serving as a member of the Technical Assessment Committee of Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajhamundry, AP for a period of two years from 2011. Being a distinguished academician, he has contributed to the farming community, by implementing several projects sponsored by Govt. of Karnataka, ICAR, Central institutions besides publishing research papers, popular articles and booklets. 


Shri. G Sudhakara Gupta, Director


He has 37 years of Business experience and he had worked and gained varied knowledge at different levels in Private Sector and Quasi-Govt. Undertakings. He had worked as Director of a multi-crore construction company, XS Real Properties Private Limited at Chennai since its inception.  He was responsible for marketing, marketing finance, operations, procurement of land, office administration, liaisoning with Govt. authorities / agencies etc., obtaining building plan approvals and sanctions for various projects of the company supported ably by a Core Team of Professionals having core competence in their respective areas. Currently he is working as a Consultant for the above company. He had also served on the board of the bank from 2006 to 2009 


Shri. H S Upendra Kamath, Director


Shri H S Upendra Kamath has about 44 years’ experience in the field of Banking. Having joined as a Probationary Officer in Union Bank of India in 1973, he has worked in various capacities including the position of General Manager till the year 2009. He was an Executive Director in Canara Bank from 2009 to 2011 and was the Chairman and MD of Vijaya Bank from 2011 to 2013. Later, he has also served as the MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited from 2014 to 2017 


Shri.  N Saiprasad, Director


Shri N Saiprasad is a MBA graduate from PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore. He has about 30 years of experience in Textile Industry. He is the Managing Partner in M/s Venkateswara Exports, Karur and an Ex- Director of our Bank from 1990 to 1998 and from 2006 to 2014. He is also a partner in few other firms 


Shri. Rajnish Kumar, Director ( RBI Nominee)


He is currently serving the General Manager, Reserve Bank Of India, Regional Office, Bengaluru. 


Shri.Suvendu Pati, Director ( RBI Nominee)


He is presently occupying the position of General Manager, Reserve Bank Of India, Regional Office, Chennai. 



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