Citizenship/Residence India In 1984,
Chanda Kochhar joined ICICI Bank Limited as a management trainee. At present the managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of ICICI Bank, Kochhar has been a major reason why it has today become India’s second largest bank and the largest bank in the country’s private sector. Her competence has led her to become a member of the Board of Trade, the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry, the high-level committee on financing infrastructure, US-India CEO Forum and UK-India CEO Forum. Recently in 2011, she was conferred with the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour.