Last Updated on 12/03/2021

Board of Directors


The Constitution of the Board of the Bank is governed by "The Nationalized Banks (Management and Miscellaneous Provisions) Scheme, 1970, formulated by the Central Government, after consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 9 of "The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act 1970".


The Composition of the Board of Directors of a Bank is governed by "The Nationalised Banks (Management and Miscellaneous Provisions) Scheme 1970" read with "The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) and Financial Institutions Laws (Amendment) Act 2006" and amendment vide Extraordinary Gazette Notification dated 19.02.2007 of the Central Government.


In terms of The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act 1970, the General Superintendence, Direction and Management of the affairs and business of the Bank vests in the Board of Directors which is entitled to exercise all such powers and do all such acts and things as the Bank is authorized to exercise and do.

Strength of the Board

Presently, there are 06 Directors on the Board of the Bank. Brief Particulars of each of the directors are placed below.



Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta


DOB: 07.12.1962

Qualification: B. Sc Physics (Hons.), B.Ed, CAIIB

Shri. Partha Pratim Sengupta, Deputy Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer, State Bank of India has assumed charge as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in Indian Overseas Bank on 24th July 2020.

Shri. Partha Pratim Sengupta, a career banker, joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in February 1987. Prior to his elevation to the post of Deputy Managing Director in SBI he was the Chief General Manager of State Bank of India, Kolkata Circle. Prior to this, he was General Manager at State bank of India, Mid Corporate Regional Office, Pune.

As DMD & CCO of SBI, he was responsible in positioning the Bank’s credit portfolio on a firm sustainable footing with standards matching global best practices. During his more than 3 decades of experience with State Bank of India he has served in various capacities in different geographies and has hands-on experience both in Retail Banking and Corporate Banking.


Shri Ajay Kumar Srivastava

Executive Director

DOB: 15.10.1967

Qualification: B.Sc. (Hons), CAIIB Part I

Shri Ajay Kumar Srivastava has assumed Office as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank on 9th October 2017. Prior to this he was working as Field General Manager- Delhi with Allahabad Bank.

He started his banking career as Probationary Officer in 1991 with Allahabad Bank and during his banking career spanning over 27 years, he has worked in various capacities in different parts of the country which include Field as well as Administrative Offices. He is an astute and hardcore banker with vast field level experience and has the distinction of having successfully led the largest and most critical areas of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Delhi. He has been instrumental in bringing positive structural and cultural changes and took many new initiatives while heading different verticals in the field. Mr Srivastava has undergone some very prestigious training programmes both in India and abroad.

In Indian Overseas Bank his portfolio includes Agriculture & Rural Initiatives, Retail Banking, Credit Support Services, Credit Monitoring, Treasury-Domestic & Foreign, Operations, International Banking, Planning, Board Services, Law, Compliance, Inspection, Credit Card and Official Language Department. Apart from this, Mumbai, Kolkata & Hyderabad Zones have been allotted to him for monitoring their growth, control and overall management.


Ms. S Srimathy

Executive Director

DOB: 22.05.1964

Qualification: B.Com., M.Com., MBA. CAIIB

Ms. S Srimathy, has assumed charge as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank on 10.03.2021 from Canara Bank where she was Chief General Manager. She had been deputed to NABARD as Chief Vigilance Officer prior to taking over the present post in Indian Overseas Bank.

Ms. S Srimathy joined Canara Bank as Probationary Officer in November 1986. She is having 34+ years of Banking Experience in all categories of branches from Rural to Metro and is well exposed to various verticals like Branch Operations, Mid & Large Credits, Human Resources, Risk Management etc.

Ms. S Srimathy had worked across the country and headed the Prime Corporate Branch at Cuffe Parade, Mumbai for over three years and headed the Corporate Credit Wing & International Operations at Head Office of Canara Bank before becoming Head of Chennai Circle.

Ms. S Srimathy was deputed to NABARD as Chief Vigilance Officer in July, 2018. During the period Ms. S Srimathy held additional charge as CVO of New India Assurance Company Limited, State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda for varying periods.


Ms. Annie George Mathew

Annie George Mathew is currently working as Additional Secretary to Govt. of India in Ministry of Finance. She is the Government nominee Director in the Board of Indian Overseas Bank since 22.07.2016. She is also Part-time Member in Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) since 12.12.2014.

She belongs to the 1988 batch of Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS). She has had a wide and varied career within India and outside India. Her earlier postings have taken her across the country to different states like Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, etc. She has a varied experience in both Accounting and Auditing function of the State and Union Government. In Audit, she has worked in Commercial, Civil, Receipt and Railways Audit. She has also led audit teams working with international and multi-lateral organizations like the United Nations, UNHCR in various countries of Europe, Africa and Asia.

She is a graduate from Miranda House and post graduate from Delhi University and thereafter joined the civil services.


Shri Deepak Kumar

DOB: 01.08.1964

Qualification: MA (Economics), Ph. D,

Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing, CAIIB

Nominated by GOI: 18.09.2019

Date of Expiry of the Current term: Until Further Orders

Shri Deepak Kumar, joined Reserve Bank of India in September 1990 and currently posted as Chief General Manager, Department of Information Technology, RBI, Mumbai. He is a Post Graduate in Economics and has obtained Ph.D on the subject ‘Impact of Computerisation on Banking Industry during Nineties- an Evaluation’. He has done Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing from Delhi School of Economics. In recent times, he had obtained online Certificates on Big Data, Hadoop and Business Analytics.

Shri Deepak Kumar has worked in various work areas of RBI which includes Payment System, Currency distribution and management, Planning, Banking operations, Human Resource Management, Commercial bank supervision, Foreign Exchange regulation and supervision, Information Technology, etc.


Shri Navin Prakash Sinha

Shareholder Director

DOB: 15.10.1962

Qualification: BA (Hons) Economics
Licenciate of Insurance Institute of India


Shri Navin Prakash Sinha has vast experience in the field of Financial Product Marketing, Human Resource Management and Labour laws especially related to Pension, Gratuity, and other Employees’ benefits.

Financial Product Marketing:

  • As a Sr. Divisional Manager (In-Charge) of Hazaribagh, Patna and Hyderabad Division, he was responsible for monitoring and controlling both marketing and servicing activities of all branches under these Divisions for achieving targeted performance.
  • As a Regional Manager (Marketing), he was responsible for developing and implementing Marketing strategies of the Zone, Supervising marketing activities under Zone.
  • As a Chief (P&GS), he was involved in investment of Group portfolio which included daily monitoring of Financial Markets.

Human Resource Management:

  • As a Regional Manager (P&IR), he was responsible for human resource management of the zone involving promotion and placement of officers.
  • As an additional Director and Director ZTC, Gurgaon, he was responsible for training of all officers & employees of Northern zone and develop it as a learning centre of excellence.

Labour laws especially related to Pension, Gratuity, and other employees’ benefits:

  • As a Chief (P&GS), he was responsible for marketing and administration of Pension & Group Insurance vertical from Corporate Office.

Post held in LIC at Present/Past

  • Zonal Manager(Eastern Zone from 09.06.2020 till date)
  • Zonal Manager (In Charge of UP and Uttarakhand from 09.08.2018 till 08.06.2020)
  • Director (Zonal Training Centre), Gurgaon from October,2017 till 08.08.2018
  • Additional Director (Zonal Training Centre), Gurgaon from April,2017 to September, 2017
  • Chief (Pension & Group Superannuation Schemes), Central Office, Mumbai from April, 2015 to April,2017
  • Regional Manager (Marketing), South Central Zone, Hyderabad from April, 2012 to April, 2015
  • Regional Manager (Personnel & Industrial Relations), Southern Zone, Chennai from April, 2011 to April , 2012
  • National Relationship Manager, Chennai from July, 2010 to April, 2011
  • Chief Manager, Mauritius from August, 2007 to July, 2010
  • Sr. Divisional Manager (In-charge) of Hyderabad from May, 2006 to August, 2007
  • Sr. Divisional Manager (In-charge) of Patna Division from May, 2004 to May, 2006
  • Sr. Divisional Manager (In-charge) of Hazaribagh Division from May, 2002 to May, 2004.