Mr. Swaminathan Janakiraman

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Mr. Swaminathan Janakiraman

Mr. Swaminathan joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in December 1988. In a career spanning over 30 years with SBI, he has held various assignments across Corporate and International Banking, Trade Finance, Retail Banking and Branch Management.

In his current assignment as CDtO of SBI, he is the head of Digital & Transaction Banking verticals of the Bank. Prior to this, Mr. Swaminathan was the head of the SBI’s Hyderabad Circle overseeing the Bank’s business in the State of Telangana, handling a wide spectrum of Retail Banking under various customer segments, through its 1150 branches.

Prior to that, he was General Manager (FIG), International Banking Group, Corporate Centre Mumbai, which handles SBI’s correspondent banking relationships including Institutional Sales, Trade Finance and Payments Products. Earlier, as a DGM he was head of Global Trade Services within the International Banking Group. In this role, he was responsible for Trade Finance business and Trade Operations of SBI’s overseas offices. He was also Head of Trade Finance at SBI’s Branch in New York. As SBI’s nominee, he served on the Board of Bank of Bhutan, an SBI JV in Bhutan. Currently, he is the SBI’s Nominee Director on the Board of SBI Payments Services Private Limited.

He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) as well as Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS). He also holds an Executive MBA from NIBM, India.