Shikha Sharma

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"Ms. Shikha Sharma was the Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank from June 2009 upto December 2018. As a leader adept at managing change, she led the Bank on a transformation journey from being primarily a corporate lender to a bank with a strong retail deposit franchise and a balanced lending book. Ms. Sharma has more than three decades of experience in the fi nancial sector, having begun her career with ICICI Bank Limited in 1980. During her tenure with the ICICI Group, she was instrumental in setting up ICICI Securities. As Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited, she led the company to become the No. 1 private sector life insurance company in India. Ms. Sharma holds directorships in Ambuja Cements Limited and Tata Global Beverages Limited. Ms. Sharma has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, B.A. (Hons.) in Economics and PGD in Software Technology from National Centre for Software Technology (NCST), Mumbai, India."[1]

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