Mr. Gautam Kanjilal, a post-graduate in Economics, started his career as a Probationary Officer in July 1972 at State Bank of India. In his more than 37 years of service in SBI, he held many important administrative and business assignments covering a large matrix of banking operations, including credit management and forex. He was also posted at the corporate headquarters of SBI Capital Markets Ltd, the merchant banking arm of SBI, where his responsibilities covered project finance, debt syndication and handling capital issues. Among the important assignments he subsequently held in SBI were as AGM (Planning), Kolkata, Dy. General Manager (Accounts & Compliance) at SBI’s Corporate Centre, Mumbai, Chief Executive Officer of SBI’s New York operations, General Manager (Mid-Corporate), Kolkata and lastly as Chief General Manager, Delhi Circle, from which post he superannuated. He joined the Board of the Company on April 12, 2012.