announced the appointment of Lavesh Sardana as Country Head for its Retail Assets and Debt Management operations. The appointment is in line with the Bankâ€™s objective of further strengthening its retail franchise.
With 27 years of expertise in consumer finance, Lavesh will be spearheading the Bankâ€™s Consumer Assets business in the current role. His leadership experience will help sharpen the focus of the Bankâ€™s retail assets business, through both distribution channels and digital origination. In addition, he will also mentor the collections and co-lending units, critical to the Bankâ€™s retail assets businesses.
In his last assignment at HDFC Bank, he was head of the unsecured loans, two-wheeler loans, dealer financing and securitization businesses. Over his 21-year stint there, he has handled responsibilities for multiple functions (sales and product) across retail and commercial assets verticals. Lavesh has also been associated with GE Countrywide Consumer Finance Limited and IBM India in various roles, prior to joining HDFC Bank.
A graduate from University of Delhi, he also holds a postgraduate diploma in management.