The State Bank of India (SBI) has reshuffled its senior management and subsidiaries to improve efficiency, according to a media report published on Thursday. The portfolios of all four MDs have been reshuffled, according to the Indian Express story. SBI’s fourth MD, Alok Kumar Choudhary, DMD (Finance), was inducted. According to the article, he is now in charge of Retail Business & Operations.
SC Setty has been promoted to MD (International Banking, Global Markets & Technology). Corporate Banking will now be handled by J Swaminathan, MD (CAG & CCG and Subsidiaries). The Risk, Compliance, and Stressed Asset Resolution Group will now be led by Ashwini Kumar Tewari, MD (IB, T&S).
Amitabh Chatterjee, who was formerly the CGM and head of SBI’s Delhi circle, will now be the MD and CEO of SBI Capital Markets. The marginal cost of fund-based lending rates (MCLR) was amended by up to 0.2 percent by SBI on Wednesday, with effect from June 15, 2022. The benchmark one-year MCLR rate has been raised to 7.4% from the existing rate of 7.24%.
According to SBI’s website, the overnight, one-month, and three-month MCLRs have been changed to 7.05 percent from 6.85 percent before. The lender will give a 4.60 percent interest rate on deposits of 211 days to less than one year, up from 4.40 percent before. Customers can also get 5.30 percent interest on domestic term deposits of one to two years, an increase of 0.20 percent.