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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 HDFC Bank was inaugurated here today.

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

"Our extensive 100-branch network in Chennai reiterates our commitment to provide on the go banking 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 Chennai has been extremely fulfilling, right since the launch of our first branch in 1995. We are expanding into deeper geographies with increased intensity", HDFC 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 CII Karnataka 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 Karnataka State Council for the year 2015-16.

Vishwanathan has been closely associated with the CII. He began his career in 1981 with Unit Trust of India and then moved to Chase Manhattan Bank, later to Lazard Brothers until 1995, CII 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 Karnataka for the year 2015-16.

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