Mr. M. Narendra

Independent Director

Mr. M. Narendra joined UAE Exchange India as Independent Director on September 5, 2015. He is a Commerce graduate with Bachelor of Law Degree (University III Rank in both) and is a Certified Member of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). Mr. Narendra is an eminent banking professional with 40 years of wide experience and exposure in Banking arena. He started his career as office trainee at Corporation Bank in 1975. Thereafter, in the year 2008, he became Executive Director in Bank of India for a period of 2 years. During his tenure in Bank of India, he has ensured to achieve all parameters like Team Building, Brand Enhancement, Priority Sector initiatives, Branch expansions, new initiatives for effective Risk Management etc.

He, later, joined as Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Overseas Bank in 2010 and retired as CMD in 2014.


With his rich and diversified field experience, IOB ranked 7th place in business among 19 nationalised banks since March 2011. Mr. Narendra has at his credit, some of the prestigious awards in the field of banking industry, for his excellence in outstanding performances and exceptional contribution to Indian Banking sector. He has held membership in RBI’s Technical Advisory Committee on Money, Forex and Government Securities Markets. He also held various esteemed councils and committees with Indian Bank’s Association (IBA). He is currently also the chairman of ASSOCHAM National Council for Banking & Finance.

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