Swaminathan V

Swaminathan V

Senior Executive VP - Kotak Mahindra Bank

Swaminathan V heads the retail institutions, government business and corporate salary divisions of Kotak Mahindra Bank's consumer banking business. Under his leadership, the corporate salary business, which offers the "Salary 2 Wealth" proposition to the employee segment, has amongst the largest pool of customers in Kotak Mahindra Group and acquires almost 50% of the consumer bank's customers every year.

Swaminathan is a Kotak veteran, having spent more than 20 years with the Group. He has moved across four diverse businesses within the group, including Kotak Mahindra Prime Limited (KMPL), Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company (KMAMC) and Kotak Mahindra Capital Company (KMCC).

Before joining the consumer banking business eight years ago to set up the corporate salary division, he was part of the team in KMCC, which launched some of the largest IPOs in the country. Swaminathan attributes the institution's core people values - passion to achieve, entrepreneurial approach, down to earth & approachable culture, mutual respect, and trust & transparency for being the binding force for his long innings at Kotak.

Swaminathan has done his post-graduation in finance & marketing. He is an avid reader, loves exercising and cricket, and is also a self-confessed foodie.