July 24, 2017
Women have been taking charge in some of the top companies across the globe and the same can be witnessed in India, where women have been representing some of the top banks and financial institutions in the country. They take decisions that affect millions of people in the country along with raising the standards of the country. In our traditional overview of the most influential women in Indian BFSI, we would like to mention a few exceptional professionals whose leadership has enabled n banking and financial institutions to flourish and touch new heights in the country.
Aisha de Sequeira has had a phenomenal 20-year career in Morgan Stanley. She currently oversees the full spectrum of investment banking services including advisory and capital-raising for Indian clients. In the past few years, she has focused on advising global consumer companies including Unilever, The May Department Stores Company (merged with Federated Department Stores in 2005 – now Macy’s), and PepsiCo.
Anjuly Chib Duggal, Secretary Secretary at Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
In her present position, she deals with matters relating to banking, financial institutions, insurance, pension reforms, etc., and reports to the Finance Minister of India. Prior to her current role, she was the Secretary at the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the Government of India. She has also worked as a Special Additional Secretary and Joint Secretary in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
Anshula Kant, Deputy MD and CFO of the largest lender in India, State Bank of India, has been associated for over 34 years with the bank; she had joined as a Probationary Officer and has been assigned various roles in the organization such as Chief General Manager of Mumbai, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore at SBI, and Deputy MD of Operations for ...