BoB appoints Adhia as Non-Executive Chairman

Mumbai: Former Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Bank of Baroda.

“The Central government has appointed Dr Hasmukh Adhia as Part-time Non-Official Director as well as Non-Executive Chairman on the Board of Bank of Baroda for a period of three years,” the bank informed stock exchanges on Saturday.

Adhia is an Indian Administrative Service (lAS) officer of the 1981 batch belonging to Gujarat who served as Finance Secretary and Revenue Secretary. He had retired on November 30, 2018.

Adhia’s appointment as Non-Executive Chairman is effective from March 1 and comes as a merger is underway between Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank.