Shyam Srinivasan

Mr. Shyam Srinivasan is an alumnus of 23rd batch of I.I.M. Calcutta. A charismatic leader who always exudes youthful energy, Shyam believes that an organization, however successful, is only as strong as its ability to foresee the challenges in the future and act accordingly. A true believer in the ‘Dharma’ of Leadership, his unique leadership skill lies in being a signpost to his people. No wonder, when he took charge as the Managing Director & CEO of Federal Bank on 23rd September 2010, he understood the importance of keeping pace with the changing times for the Bank to remain relevant in today’s digitally-empowered India.

After his study at Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli, and IIM Calcutta, Shyam completed a Leadership Development Program from the London Business School before entering the world of banking. Prior to joining Federal Bank he had worked with leading multinational banks in India, Middle East, and South-East Asia. He had also served on the Global Executive Forum (the top 100 executives) of Standard Chartered Bank from 2004 to 2010.

Under his leadership, Federal Bank has achieved quality growth and today the Bank is over a 3 billion-dollar company in terms of market capital. He played a major role in kick-starting the Digital Journey of Federal Bank which is now a proven leader in the Non-Resident Indian segment dominating the remittance business.

A recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from NIT, Trichy, he is a well-known speaker in banking circles and media. He is the Chairman of IBA Committee on Member Private Sector Banks, and an honorary fellow and governing council member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. He has been conferred upon several awards and recognitions in the past including Exemplary Leadership Award from the Rotary Club, Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award instituted by the NEHRDO, and The Greatest Corporate Leaders of India Award given by the World HRD Congress.

Mr. Srinivasan is a great believer in technology and is an avid follower of sports, especially Cricket.

Shyam Srinivasan receiving his award