Uday Kotak has resigned as CEO and MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank. He will, however, hold as a non-govt director of the financial institution, the Kotak Mahindra Bank said in a communique to exchanges on September 2. Kotak has been leading the financial institution due to the fact its inception in 1985.

Uday Kotak is India’s richest banker with a actual-time internet worth of Rs 1,10,020 crore as of September 2, 2023, in line with Forbes’ international billionaire list. He is stepping right down to facilitate the succession plan on the bank. He grabbed attention while he opted to forego his fixed revenue and typical a token revenue of Rs 1 for the monetary 12 months 2022-23.

He commenced a finance firm called Kotak Capital Management Finance Ltd in 1985. He then transformed it right into a financial institution in 2003. His son Jay Kotak has been running with the financial institution in view that 2017. He is a Harvard Business School graduate. The bank become first of all subsidized via tractor tycoon Anand Mahindra, who nevertheless holds a small stake within the bank.

The 64-12 months-vintage is married to Pallavi Kotak. The duo has youngsters and lives in Mumbai. Uday belongs to a Gujarati Hindu own family. He holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Commerce and an MMS degree from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of  Management Studies, Mumbai. He has over 35 years of revel in in the banking and monetary zone.

Apart from his enterprise Uday Kotak has expressed his love of cricket in many instances. If no longer a businessman, Kotak said, he would have been a cricketer. When he changed into younger, he played the sitar and cricket. He is likewise a superb mathematician.

He leads numerous key bodies and is presently Co-Chairperson of the Indo-UK Financial Partnership (IUKFP). He turned into the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) until May 2021. From October 2018 to April 2022, Kotak served as Non-Executive Chairperson of a special IL & FS Board constituted with the aid of the Government of India to influence the NBFC out of a deep disaster.

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