Before being named CEO, the commercial banking and developmental financial institutions veteran Chand served at the Bank of Baroda as the executive director since March 2021.
In his previous role as executive director, he was overseeing corporate & institutional credit, corporate & institutional banking, treasury & global markets, mid-corporate business, and trade & foreign exchange.
In addition, he was also responsible for overseening the international banking business, domestic subsidiaries/joint ventures, wealth management, capital markets, NRI business as well as key platform functions such as HRM, finance & planning, risk management, audit & inspection, credit monitoring, collections, legal, compliance, learning & development, disciplinary proceedings, information security and estate management & security at the Bank.
Chand began his career in 1994 as an officer at Allahabad Bank and later worked as a manager at the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) from 1998 to 2005. In 2005, he joined Punjab National Bank (PNB) as chief manager and progressed to the position of chief general manager. He served Punjab National Bank for more than 15 years.