Sanjay Bhattacharyya has been an Independent Director at Persistent Systems since May 2011.
Sanjay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts with Economics (Honors) from the Delhi University and is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) recognized by the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF).
Sanjay has extensive experience in the banking and finance industry, especially leading the bank in complex transaction situations affecting both the top-line and bottom-line, regulatory compliance, international and corporate banking across geographies, retail banking, credit and risk management, liability management, capital structure and liquidity, impact on earnings per share, shareholders’ disputes and human resource management.
Sanjay joined SBI as a Probationary Officer in 1972. During his tenure with SBI, he held a number of important positions, including those of Chief General Manager at Hyderabad Circle and DGM (Vigilance) at Chennai Circle.
Sanjay has previously been Managing Director and Chief Credit & Risk Officer of State Bank of India (SBI), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ) and SBI (International) Mauritius. He was also a Member of the Basel-II Implementation and Risk Management Committee of Indian Banks Association (IBA) and Member of the Expert Committee on Banking & Finance of ASSOCHAM.
Sanjay is married to Rita and they have a son.