Delhi, February 21, 2018: Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK has been nominated on the Board of the Management of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi. The Commerce Secretary, Ms. Rita Teaotia, in her capacity as Chairman of the Board of IIFT has made this nomination.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country’s foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, analysing and disseminating data and conducting research.
The Board of Management is a select team of seasoned experts from the industry, Government bodies and academia who convene at regular intervals to provide strategic guidance to the Institute. Other members on the Board include Prof. Manoj Pant, Director, IIFT & Chairman, BOM, Dr. Anup Wadhawan, Additional Secretary, Dept. of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Shri Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi, Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Shri Vinod K. Jacob, Joint Secretary (ED), Ministry of External Affairs, Shri Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI,
Prof. Raj S. Dhankar, Vice-Chancellor, Amity University, Raipur, and Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri, Former Director, IIM Kolkata.
On receiving the nomination, Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK said, “I am humbled to be nominated to the esteemed Board of Management of IIFT, which is amongst the finest management institutions in the country. I look forward to working with the esteemed Board to enhance IIFT’s position as a leading global institution and thought leader. ”
Professor Manoj Pant, Director of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), said, “We are honored to welcome Mr. Kapoor onto our Board of Management. Our vision to establish IIFT as one of the leading Think Tanks in the world can be achieved by having someone of his calibre, visionary leadership and rich experience as part of our Board.
About YES BANK
YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its Top Management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India.
YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.
YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of becoming “INDIA’s FINEST QUALITY BIG BANK by 2020”.