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HDFC Bank opens 100th branch in Chennai

Press Trust of India  |  * Chennai 

As part of extending its services across the country, the 100th branch of private sector Bank was inaugurated here today.

Dun and Bradstreet Technologies Managing Director Ganesh Sethuraman inaugurated the new branch in the presence of Bank, Branch Head, Dhiraj Relli, a bank statement said.

"Our extensive 100-branch network in reiterates our commitment to provide on the go to every part of the State", Relli said, after inaugurating the facility at Gandhi Nagar, Adyar.

"The journey to reach the 100th branch milestone in has been extremely fulfilling, right since the launch of our first branch in 1995. We are expanding into deeper geographies with increased intensity", Bank Zonal Head, George Mathai said.

As of December 31, 2014, the bank had about 3,659 branches and 11,633 ATM networks across the country, the statement said.

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Vishwanathan unaninmously elected Chairman * The Confederation of Indian Industry today said Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole-time Director in Toyota Kirloskar Motor has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of its State Council for the year 2015-16.

Vishwanathan has been closely associated with the He began his career in 1981 with Unit Trust of India and then moved to Chase Manhattan Bank, later to Lazard Brothers until 1995, said in a release.

It said he was appointed to the position of Vice Chairman & Whole-time Director in Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt.Ltd in January 2013. He is also the Senior Executive Advisor to the Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Board since 2009.

The industry boday also announced the election of Ravi Raghavan, CEO, Bharat Fritz Werner as the Vice Chairman, CII for the year 2015-16.

First Published: Thu, March 05 2015. 21:57 IST