Mr. Sunil Kakar
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sunil Kakar is the Chief Financial Officer at IDFC Bank and was named in this position in 2015 pursuant to the transfer and demerger process. He is responsible for Strategic Planning, Finance & Accounts and Investor Relations.
He joined IDFC in 2011 as the Group Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for Finance & Accounts, Business Planning and Budgeting, Investor Relations, Resource Raising and IT. He is also a member of IDFC Group’s Management Committee.
Prior to joining IDFC, Mr. Kakar worked with Max New York Life Insurance Company since 2001, as CFO. He led numerous initiatives including Planning, Investments / Treasury, Finance and Accounting, Budgeting and MIS, Regulatory Reporting and Taxation. As part of the start-up team in Max New York Life, Mr. Kakar was part of the core group responsible for the successful development of the insurance business.
In his previous assignment, he worked with Bank of America for 18 years in various roles, covering Business Planning & Financial Control, Branch Administration and Operations, Market Risk Management, Project Management and Internal Controls. As a CFO from 1996 to 2001, Mr. Kakar spearheaded the Finance function at Bank of America.
Mr. Kakar holds an MBA in Finance from XLRI and a degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur.