State Bank of India (SBI) has appointed Charanjit Surinder Singh Attra as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on October 2, the bank said in a regulatory filing.
According to a Moneycontrol report, the CFO post at SBI fell vacant after Prashant Kumar was appointed as the chief executive of private sector lender Yes Bank in March with a mandate to turn it around. Following that, Chalasani Venkat Nageswar, a deputy managing director at SBI was given the additional role as CFO.
Before joining the country’s largest public sector lender, Attra was Partner at EY India and senior executive at ICICI Securities. He is a chartered accountant who specialises in Indian GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), US GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, the report said.