Vijay Chandok, is a Mechanical Engineer from IT-BHU and has a Masters degree in Management Studies (MMS) from Mumbai University in 1993.He joined ICICI Bank (erstwhile ICICI) after completing MMS in 1993. Before ICICI Bank, he has worked with the ITC group as a production executive for two years, post the Engineering degree.
At 39, he is one of the youngest Senior General Managers at ICICI Bank. In his fifteen years with ICICI Bank, he has risen from a management trainee to his present position. His experience ranges from project finance to managing large Corporate Relationships for ICICI Bank. He was amongst the key founder members of the Major clients group, which was formed to provide a sharper focus on Customer Relationship management in ICICI Bank. He subsequently went on to head the Major clients group for South India. He was then handpicked to set up and lead the SME business for the Bank in 2003.
He is currently the Global Head for the Small and Medium Enterprises Group (SMEG), responsible for rolling out all new SME strategies at ICICI Bank for global markets. Under his leadership, ICICI Bank has launched pioneering initiatives like Emerging India Awards, SME Toolkit and SME Dialogue which have helped in positively influencing the ecosystem for the SME sector.