Satheesh Krishnamurthy

Head, Affluent Business

Axis Bank

Satheesh Krishnamurthy heads the Affluent Business (Wealth & Private Banking) for Axis Bank. He was recently featured in Business Today as India's hottest executives in the corporate sector.

Prior to joining Axis Bank, Satheesh worked with Citibank across multiple geographies for over 13 years. In his recent most role with Citibank, he headed Citigold - Citibank's flagship brand in the affluent space. He was instrumental in launching Citigold Private Client (CPC), a bespoke offering for high net worth clients with over USD 1 million relationship size with the bank.

Satheesh worked across various business functions starting with the Suvidha business (Corporate Salary accounts), Business banking, Cards, Sales & Distribution, and the affluent business across geographies. He also did a stint in New York as part of Citibank's prestigious global high potential talent development program. On his return to India, he was the Sales Director for the Cards business, and was part of the team which developed a new Universal Banker (responsible for all product sales) distribution architecture.

Satheesh graduated from IIT Kharagpur and holds an MBA degree from FMS, Delhi.

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