KV Kamath honoured with Economic Times Lifetime Achievement award for Corporate Excellence

IIM Ahmedabad alumnus of 1971 batch Mr K V Kamath has been chosen for Life Time Achievement Award for Corporate excellence by Economic Times through a rigorous selection process.

The award comes as a recognition of Mr Kamath’s contribution in changing the paradigm and landscape of Indian Banking Industry after he assumed the office of CEO at ICICI Bank, transforming an old economy Infrastructure Financing Corporation into a new economy agile universal bank backed by people, technology and aggressive lending in retail space through his visionary leadership. He built the largest private sector bank by asset book and pushed the Indian Banking industry to change post economic liberalisation.

Mr Kamath commands immense respect in the Indian industry and was instrumental in working out the amicable division between Ambani brothers. Later after his retirement from ICICI Bank, he was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Infosys board.

His appointment as the first chief of the New Development Bank founded in 2015 by BRICS nations for supporting development agenda among these nations is reflective of his global reputation and respect.

Congratulations Mr K V Kamath!