Yes Bank has appointed Pankaj Sharma as the Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. In his new role, Sharma will work with key stakeholders to translate and align the bank’s strategy into transformation activities and initiatives, and develop a clear roadmap to achieve the bank’s strategic and financial objectives, a statement from the company notified.
As a strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board, he will focus on identifying and evaluating growth opportunities, and lead the implementation of major transformation and change programmes, including direct oversight of digital transformation initiatives. Sharma will report to Prashant Kumar, Managing Director and CEO of the bank, according to the statement.
Sharma is a senior banking professional with 25 years of experience within the banking and financial services industry. His expertise involves driving large-scale technology deployments across business operations. He joins Yes Bank from RBL Bank where he served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and was also responsible for operations, transformation and corporate services. In his previous roles, he has been associated with organisations like Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, and GE Countrywide, the statement concluded.