Mr. Hemant Contractor, 59 years, B.A (Economics) and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers, London joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1974. He took over as the Managing Director & Group Executive (International Banking), State Bank of India in April 2011.
Prior to his present assignment, he had a brief stint as the Dy. Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer of State Bank of India, before which he was the Dy. Managing Director & Group Executive (Corporate Banking) for 3 years.
During his illustrious career spanning 38 years in State Bank of India, he held several other important positions viz:
Chief General Manager (Wholesale Banking), Mumbai
Chief General Manager, Chandigarh Circle
General Manager, Mid Corporate, Chennai
General Manager (Commercial Banking), Chennai
Dy. General Manager, Treasury, Mumbai
Asst. General Manager, IFB, Baroda
Manager (Syndication & Mktg.), Bahrain