Mr. Pratip Chaudhuri was the former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) and has held several important posts in SBI during his long tenure of service including the post of Deputy Managing Director of SBI’s International Division. He has about 40 years of rich experience in the banking sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University Business School, Chandigarh. He did his graduation from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, with Hons. in chemistry.
In SBI, he has worked in all areas like Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Treasury, etc. He was the Vice President in SBI (Canada) Toronto for close to five years. He was also the Chief Investment Officer at SBI Mutual Fund, Mumbai.
Immediately before becoming the Chairman of the SBI, he served as a Dy. Managing Director (International Banking). He was also ex-officio Chairman of SBI Global Factors Ltd., State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Hyderabad, SBI Cards & SBI Life. He was also a Director on the Board of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank).
Presently, Mr. Pratip Chaudhuri holds the position of Independent Director on the Boards of various companies namely CESC LTD, Quess Corp Limited, Cosmo Films Limited, Iffco Kisan Sanchar Limited, Alchemist Asset Reconstruction, Company Limited, Spencer’s Retail Limited and others.