Following Sandeep Bakhshi’s appointment as Chief Operating Officer of ICICI Bank. Board of Directors of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company appointed N. S. Kannan as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company with effect from 19th June 2018.
The appointment is subject to approvals from the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI).
Prior to this N.S. Kannan has been Executive Director of ICICI Bank and was responsible for Finance, Treasury, Corporate Legal, Operations, Secretarial, Corporate Communications, Corporate Branding, Infrastructure Management and Strategic Solutions Group. He also had the responsibility for day-to-day administration of the Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Audit functions.
N.S. Kannan is a postgraduate in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore with a gold medal for best all-round performance. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India and a Honours graduate in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (formerly Regional Engineering College), Tiruchirappalli.