Mr Sanjiv Bhasin is the General Manager & Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank Ltd. India. He joined DBS Bank on 29 September 2008.
Before joining DBS Bank, he was the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Rabo India Finance, the Indian subsidiary of Rabobank Nederland. He joined Rabo India Finance on 31 May 2004.
Prior to heading Rabo India Finance, Sanjiv was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HSBC India. He started his career with HSBC in 1979 and over the years worked in various capacities mainly in the Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Credit & Risk Management divisions in India.
Sanjiv was seconded to London in the Investment Bank in 1988, from where he returned to head HSBC’s Corporate Banking for Western India in 1990. He was made the head of HSBC Group’s Investment Bank in India and then given additional charge of Credit & Risk Management and Corporate & Institutional Banking. He became the Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Mauritius in 1999. After a three and a half year stint in Mauritius, Sanjiv was appointed the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HSBC India.
Sanjiv is an MBA in Finance from XLRI Jamshedpur and holds a B.Com (Hons) degree from Sriram College of Commerce, New Delhi.
A critical element of Corporate Governance at DBS is an active board and management committee structure that undertakes a careful review of decision making within the Group at various levels.