Mr. Avinash Chander Mahajan

Merits and Accolades


  • He is a Post graduate in Chemistry, is an independent Director of the Company.
  • Mr. Mahajan has a very rich and diversified experience having worked four decades in various positions in four Large Public Sector Banks Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Allahabad Bank and Canara Bank, particularly in the areas of credit, foreign exchange, treasury, international operations etc. and has significantly contributed to strengthen the position of all these four banks.
  • Post retirement from Canara Bank as Chairman and Managing Director, he is serving/has served on the Board / Governing Council of the various leading Companies of India as Independent Director, having business in Education, Finance, Petrochemicals, Mutual Funds, Asset Reconstruction, Power, Diagnostics etc.
  • He has also served Chairman of Banking Codes and Standards Board of India, a quasi-Regulatory body, established by Reserve Bank of India, for ensuring Customers of Banks in India are rendered service as per standards committed by banks, for more than six years.