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SWIFT India ropes in ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya as board chairman

Bhattacharya will succeed former banker M V Nair, who is stepping down after completing five years with the company

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Arundhati Bhattacharya
Arundhati Bhattacharya, former chairman, SBI. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

on Monday said it has appointed ex-chief as the new chairman of its board. 

is a joint venture of top Indian public and private sector and SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication).

Bhattacharya will succeed former banker M V Nair, who is stepping down after completing five years with the company, said in a statement.  

The company was created to deliver high quality domestic financial messaging services to the Indian financial community.

Bhattacharya said the venture has a huge potential to contribute significantly to the financial community in many domains.
 

Nair said: "It has been a fulfilling journey with SWIFT India which is a unique venture on many counts. I would like to thank everyone associated in building this venture from scratch."

SWIFT India CEO hoped to work closely with the former head.  

First Published: Mon, December 10 2018. 14:35 IST
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