November 30, 2011

Banking Industry News for General Awareness Section of IBPS Clerical CWE 2011 : # 8


Usha Ananthasubramanian appointed Executive Director of Public Sector Lender PNB


The Government of India on 19 July 2011 appointed Usha Ananthasubramanian, former general manager of Bank of Baroda (BoB) as executive director of public sector lender Punjab National Bank (PNB). She replaced M V Tanksale, who was elevated to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of the Central Bank of India.


Usha started her career with another public sector lender BoB in 1982 as a specialist officer in planning division. She worked in various capacities as zonal head (southern zone), life insurance joint venture formation and secretary of the board of directors, before rising to the post of general manager.

She underwent various training in her 29 year career such as Leadership Development Programme at MDI, Leadership & Corporate Excellence Management Programme at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago and the Top Management Programme at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

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