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Yes Bank senior group president Pralay Mondal resigns, stock falls 4%

Mondal, who resigned on Thursday, will serve notice till close of business hours of March 31,2019

Nikhat Hetavkar  |  Mumbai 

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Private lender Yes Bank's Senior Group President and Head - Retail & Business Banking, has resigned, the bank announced on Friday.

Mondal, who resigned on Thursday, will serve notice till close of business hours of March 31,2019, the bank said in a filing to the exchanges.

He had joined the bank in 2012.

The resignation comes at a time when the bank is seeing a transition into new leadership.

In the previous week, the bank announced that Ravneet Singh Gill, incumbent managing director of Deutsche Bank, will succeed and join the bank on or before March 1, 2019.

The in October had refused to give then CEO an extension to his term and he demitted office on Thursday.

Veteran banker Ajai Kumar will serve as the interim MD and CEO of the bank from Friday for one month or till Gill assumes office as MD & CEO, whichever is earlier.

The bank had promoted two senior leaders, and Senior Group President as executive directors for “long term succession planning” in September, subject to RBI approval. However, the central bank has still not approved these promotions.

The bank’s stock was trading at Rs 186.50 on BSE, down by 4.01 per cent from previous close, at the time this report was published.

First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 18:35 IST
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