Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India yesterday announced the appointment of Aditya Puri as a senior adviser to the organisation. A veteran banker and former Managing Director and CEO of HDFC Bank, Puri will leverage his unparalleled expertise and experience to help Deloitte drive transformation across industries. He also has a personal vision to champion initiatives aimed at boosting affordable healthcare and financial inclusion across India, a statement from Deloitte said.
Commenting on his new role, Puri said in the statement, “At Deloitte, I see an opportunity to work with talented professionals having reach and expertise across industries. As businesses and industries transform and thrive, we must ensure that everyone in India, and, especially the underserved communities, have access to affordable credit and healthcare solutions. Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm, is known for its commitment to purpose and innovation and I am glad to join this force of change.”
Further, according to the statement, Puri was at the helm of HDFC Bank, where he was the founding CEO. He was appointed as CEO of the bank in 1994 and retired after 26 years of service.
Romal Shetty, CEO, Deloitte South Asia, also said in the statement that Puri is a visionary leader and an asset to the business world. His industry insights and experience in creating a world-class institution will be invaluable in our mission to drive transformative change across industries.
“Personally, I am excited to see Mr Puri continuing his passion to devise innovative solutions and strategies that will enhance financial and healthcare accessibility for all,” he said.