The affairs of the Bank are managed by highly qualified, professional, experienced and seasoned bankers. The Management Board of the Bank and the Audit Committee are providing quality leadership for effective administration of the bank.

CEO

N S Narayan Rao

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. N S Narayan Rao is a professional and qualified banker from India with more than 37 years of banking experience.
His areas of expertise include Credit Appraisal, Risk Management, Audit & Inspection, Vigilance, Trade and Branch Banking. He has in-depth understanding of business processes and worked as General Manager with State Bank of India.  Mr. Narayan Rao is a Graduate in Economics-Honors, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics with Statistics as special paper and he is a Certified as Associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, India.

Mr. Arpit Parikh is a seasoned banker with exposure in various verticles of banking for about 20 years. Mr Arpit Parikh is a Graduate in Commerce from Gujarat University. During his long stint in banking, he has worked with reputed banks like HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Exim Bank Tanzania and International Commercial Bank Albania. He has hold key positions like Department Head, Regional Head and Chief Operations Officer. He holds huge experience in Banking Operations, Retail Banking, Development of Alternate Banking channels, Remittances, General Administration and Business Development.

Nipun Bhatia

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Nipun Bhatia is the Chief Financial Officer of AUB. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (FCA) and also has a full time PDBM (MBA) from IIM, Ahmedabad. He brings a wealth of 30 plus years of Finance & banking experience in India and overseas to AUB with his tenure with international banks such as Standard Chartered Bank, ABN Amro Bank NV and Bank of Bhutan where he led the Finance function. His Finance experience is complemented by his experience in Wholesale Banking, Treasury and Retail Banking.

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Vivek Kumar

Chief Credit Officer

Mr. Vivek Kumar joins us as Chief Credit Officer after DAB approval. He has more than 20 years of Banking & Financial institutions experience of which 15 years have been in Credit function. He has worked with reputed organizations like Tata Finance, Citigroup, ABN Amro bank & Siemens Financial Services in India before moving to Africa as Chief Credit & Operations Officer in First Capital Bank, Zambia. He also worked as Chief Risk Officer with Focus Financial Services in Zambia.
Mr. Kumar is a merit holder in Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (MBA) from Centre for Management Development. He is a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Delhi University. He has also undergone number of on-line and classroom courses including “Negotiating Skills” from prestigious Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta) and “Managing for Growth” an in-house course of ABN Amro for potential leaders.

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Muhammad Essa Bawer

Chief Information Officer

Mr.Muhammad Essa Bawer is among the first Information Technology professionals in commercial banking sector with 14 Years of experience in the Field of Information Technology Management and among the first Oracle Core Banking Certified Professional and ITIL Expert in the field.
Among the major achievements include the implementation of the Core Banking Solutions, Banking IT Infrastructure Implementation and Training many of the IT professionals in the industry. Mr.Bawer is well known among banks IT community.

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PVSTR Seshagiri Rao

Chief Risk Officer

Mr PVSTR Seshagiri Rao is a professional and seasoned Banker with exposure in various aspects of Banking for about more than 38 years.
Mr Seshagiri Rao is a Graduate in Commerce and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.
During his long stint in Banking he got good experience both in operations and administration and held several senior positions as Zonal Manager, Circle General Manager and Chairman of a Regional Rural Bank. He has worked as a General Manager in a Public Sector Bank and looked after the verticals of Risk Management, Corporate Planning, MSME, Retail Credit and Fraud Risk Management.