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Axis Bank Re-appoints Amitabh Chaudhry as MD & CEO for Three More Years

Axis Bank’s board has approved the re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as Managing Director & CEO for another three years, effective January 2025, subject to RBI approval. Alongside Chaudhry, Independent Directors Meena Ganesh and Gopalaraman Padmanabhan have also been re-appointed for four years each.

Q4 Performance Highlights:

Axis Bank exceeded Q4 profit expectations, driven by robust loan expansion and increased revenue from lending activities. The bank reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 7,599 crore and a standalone net profit of Rs 7,130 crore for the January-March period. Despite strong performance, concerns regarding deposit growth for the upcoming fiscal year were voiced.

Financial Growth

The bank witnessed a 17% sequential increase in net profit, reaching Rs 6,071 crore compared to the preceding quarter of FY24. For the entire FY24, net profit surged to Rs 24,861.43 crore from Rs 9,579.68 crore. The positive financial trajectory underscores Axis Bank’s resilience and strategic direction under Chaudhry’s leadership.

Background and Leadership Continuity

Amitabh Chaudhry, who assumed the role of MD & CEO in January 2019, brings a wealth of experience from his tenure at HDFC Life. His re-appointment signifies continuity and stability in Axis Bank’s leadership, bolstering investor confidence amid evolving market dynamics.

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