An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi and an Ex Executive Director of Bank of Baroda, Mr Ashok Kumar Garg is currently associated with various renowned Companies engaged in rendering Financial Services / Asset Management Business as Director / Adviser.
Mr Garg has been a Passionate, Compliance focused and Results driven career banker with more than 39 years of cross functional banking experience covering Global Markets, Treasury, Wholesale Credit, Retail, MSME, Rural and Agri business, Recovery and NPA resolution, Marketing and Wealth Management etc across four global jurisdictions; India, New York, Uganda and London.
Besides being Whole time Director of Bank of Baroda, he served as Chairman and Director of Bank of Baroda (Kenya) Ltd., Bank of Baroda (Guyana) Ltd., Bank of Baroda (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited. In addition, held directorship positions at BOB Financial Solutions Ltd., India First Life Insurance Company Limited, Uganda Securities Exchange Ltd, Uganda, Institute of Banking and Finance Limited, Uganda and Neighborhood Housing Services Limited, New York, USA.
Transformed business in Bank of Baroda and created new milestones by leveraging new age Technology, Digital and Fintech, introduction of innovative products to enhance customer experience, formulating forward looking people and Marketing strategy, Building Human Capital, Cost Optimization, adherence to robust Risk Management & Governance framework and created culture of Learning and Compliance.
Liaised with global financial regulators, Government authorities, financial governing bodies and peers in banking industry to formulate and implement best practices.
He served as Executive Director , Bank of Baroda ( August, 2016 to June, 2018), Chief Executive, Bank of Baroda-US Operations, New York ( November, 2013 to August, 2016) and Managing Director, Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited, Kampala( September, 2012 to November, 2013). Financial Controller -Bank of Baroda- U K Operations, London (February 2000 to May 2003)
He holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce & a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Delhi University. He is also a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (CAIIB).