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Rajiv Anand Class of ’82 (Banking)

Rajiv Anand Class of ’82 (Banking)

Executive Director (Retail Banking)

Rajiv Anand is a rank holding qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry & was the Group Executive & Head, Retail Banking at Axis Bank. His portfolio includes Retail Liabilities, Retail Lending & Payments, Branch Banking, Retail Operations, Digital Banking, Marketing and Retail Products.

He has held key management positions at leading global financial institutions and has diverse experience in the financial services sector. He joined the Bank from its asset management arm, Axis Asset Management Co. Ltd., where he held the position of Managing Director & CEO. In his previous roles, he has managed Investments, balance sheet management & money market and bond trading. He has also been very successful as a Debt Fund Manager and has won several accolades for the same. He brings strengths in capital markets and building new businesses to his responsibilities at the Bank.

He is an avid sports lover and movie fan. Shri Anand’s family consists of his wife who is a graphic design professional and two daughters.

Rajesh Batra



Rajesh Batra graduated with a BSc from Elphinstone College in 1975 and holds a Diploma in Systems Management from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute. A keen tennis enthusiast, Rajesh has won many International Junior titles representing India and was ranked Maharashtra State Number One and State University Champion in 1974. He was ranked the top 5 in India from 1976-77.


His tennis background led him to found the sports brand, Proline, along with his brother in 1983. Today he actively oversees all aspects of the Group as well as engaging in a wide array of philanthropic activities. He serves as a trustee on several charitable trusts and promotes sports through the Ram Batra Memorial Foundation where deserving youngsters are given scholarships to enable them to achieve their dreams.