AfrAsia Bank announced on Monday 8th August 2016, the appointment of Vijit Yadav as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Vijit Yadav will take the lead on modernizing the Bank’s operating platform and will oversee all processes and procedures with the aim to increase operational capacity and enhance the Bank’s customer centricity.
This addition to the Bank’s senior team is in line with its strategy to be a key player in the domestic market which is committed to improving customer experience at the times.
Prior to joining AfrAsia, Vijit was Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at DBS Bank India and held similar positions in the HSBC Group (in the USA and India). With a track record of more than 27 years in the banking sector, Vijit has extensive and valuable expertise in change management and digital implementation for achieving operational and financial excellence in global organizations.
“I am confident that Vijit’s leadership qualities and experience in innovative banking strategies will be beneficial to AfrAsia and will help us reach the next level of growth” comments Sanjiv Bhasin, CEO AfrAsia Bank.
After 9 years of successful growth, AfrAsia Bank is focusing on establishing itself as a key player in Mauritius as well as be a reference in customer experience by surfing the innovation wave. With his expertise and experience acquired at international banks, Vijit will contribute to establishing an innovation culture that will drive excellence for all stakeholders.
Vijit shared that he is particularly excited to take up this new role. “I believe we have all the right ingredients in place to take the Bank and customer experience to new heights. From everything I have seen and heard so far, I am convinced that AfrAsia is at a very exciting inflection point. The customer, be it an individual or a business, will sit at the heart of our future investments in technology and also in everything else that we will do,” highlights Vijit Yadav.