Amitabh Chaudhry joins HDFC Standard Life as MD & CEO


HDFC Standard Life today said it had appointed Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Before taking up his new assignment, Mr Chaudhry was the Managing Director and CEO at Infosys BPO. He also had stints with Bank of America and Credit Lyonnais Securities.

Mr Chaudhry has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, and a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

"HDFC Standard Life has focused on building its brand in the market place and is today known for its fair business practices. To continue in its growth path and to achieve its desired vision, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as the Managing Director & CEO for HDFC Standard Life," Mr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman of HDFC Ltd and Chairman of HDFC Standard Life said.

"I am confident that Amitabh will be able to provide strong leadership and direction to HDFC Standard Life and offer a robust roadmap to make HDFC Standard Life the most obvious choice of all," he added.

HDFC Standard Life, a private life insurance company, is a joint venture between Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC), India’s leading housing finance institution and Standard Life plc, the leading provider of financial services in the United Kingdom.


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