Country Head - DBS Bank India

Mr. Kishore Poduri, is the Country Head for DBS Bank and its group entities in India, including the recently established Technology Hub, at Hyderabad, DBS Asia Hub 2. Kishore has over 21 years of experience within the financial services, ITES, manufacturing industries and the government sectors. DBS bank has been recognized as the 'Best in banking sector for its' various people practices in the year 2013 by Great places to Work organization and also recognised as the 'L & D team of the year for 2014 & 2015' by TISS - Leapvault CLO awards for its innovative & Digital HR training practises and 'Inspiring places to work' by Banking frontiers magazine.

Prior to DBS Bank , Kishore Poduri served as Head - Shared Services at eClerx, one of the few listed KPOs in India, where he lead the Human Resources, Administration, Knowledge Management and Quality teams. During his tenure at eClerx, the organization was recognized with the Best employer award in the BPO sector by DATA QUEST, Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award, Asia across industries and certified as PCMM Level 3 enterprise.

Before eClerx, he was the Regional head for Human Resources, at HDFC bank, where he looked after the HR responsibilities across South and Eastern regions for the bank. Kishore had also stints at TATA Motors, where he was the HR Business partner for the Auto manufacturing unit at Pune, and in the India Navy as a Commissioned officer in the Aviation branch.

He has a Master's of Business Administration degree, with a specialization in human resources from the Symbiosis Centre for Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune (India) and a Bachelor's degree with a specialization in computer science.