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Anubrata Biswas appointed as the new MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank

The Airtel Payments Bank has appointed former ICICI Bank senior executive Anubrata Biswas as its Managing Director and CEO.
  • Prior to joining Airtel Payments Bank, Anubrata was Joint General Manager and Retail Business Head - South India for ICICI Bank.
  • He would succeed the former CEO Shashi Arora.
  • Airtel Payments Bank's former CEO Shashi Arora had quit the company in December 2017 following the e-KYC controversy.
  • Shashi Arora was the first MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank.
  • Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank were barred by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) from conducting Aadhaar-based verification of customers using the e-KYC process. 
  • Airtel Payments Bank was the first payments bank to start operations in India.
Anubrata Biswas appointed as the new MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank Anubrata Biswas appointed as the new MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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