Shri Anup Kumar Mahapatra, Chief General Manager (ESS) joined State Bank of India as Probationery Officer on 03.02. 1987. During the career span of more than 32 years, Shri Mahapatra has worked in almost all areas of banking in multiple geographies and enriched himself significantly in all these areas. He comes with a very rich domain knowledge in banking. Some of his past assignments of significance are:
1) Manager (Operations & Services), SBI, Singapore from 2001-2005:
During the said tenure, he had written two policies, “Policy on Local Regulations applicable to SBI” and “Policy on Anti Money Laundering”. He was also instrumental in bringing in significant technological transformation in SBI Singapore and steering SBI Singapore to profit by wiping out the accumulated losses. He had conceptualized, designed and implemented an “Online Web enabled Remittance Software” to facilitate NRIs to remit funds to India. During his tenure, the regulatory rating of the branch improved significantly from unsatisfactory to one of the best rated banks, in Singapore.
2) Deputy General Manager (Retail & Subsidiaries) in International Banking Group of SBI from Mar’12 to July 16:
During this tenure, he had ensured significant improvement of Corporate Governance Standards in all the seven Overseas Subsidiaries and two Joint Ventures of SBI as well as their performance leading to higher dividend payment to the SBI. He had also enlarged the retail franchise of SBI significantly in number of overseas branches of SBI with greater focus on digital transactions. He had also conceptualized and designed a State of the Art Loan Organisation and Loan Management Software for all overseas branches and subsidiaries of SBI and got the same implemented.
3) General Manager (Network III), LHO, Kolkata from Aug’16 to May’18:
Being a RUSU Network, he achieved multiple laurels at the PAN India level in number of areas. Apart from this, new transformative initiatives like “Cluster-wise Multipurpose Camps”, Single page Comprehensive Branch Profile, Analysis of Service Desk requests, ATM Operations etc and Innovative Campaigns for increasing Products per Customer among others, were conceptualised, planned and implemented successfully by him. The ranking of the network improved significantly from 20th to 4th Pan India during his tenure.
4) Chief General Manager, Executive Support Service at SBI GITC, Belapur since June 2018:
In the current assignment he is not only driving number of departments under his control but also is working as the bridge between the Top Management of the Bank, various Business Units and other verticals and the IT vertical. During his 18 months stint at GITC, he has brought out significant changes in the areas of Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Risk and Compliance culture, Partner Relationship etc. In the earlier assignments, he had also worked as Branch Manager, Regional Manager, Head of Loan Processing Unit, Risk Rater (evaluating Risk Rating of high value credit proposals), Head of Business Process Reengineering in a Circle etc.