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Board of Directors

Smt. A. Manimekhalai

Ms. Dakshita Das

Executive Director, Canara Bank

Ms. A. Manimekhalai is a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) degree holder from Bangalore University and also has CAIIB qualification.

She joined Vijaya Bank as Officer in 1988 and has three decades of all round banking experience as Branch Head, Regional Head and functional head of various Departments at Corporate Office. As General Manager of Vijaya Bank, she has headed the Bangalore North Region of the Bank. She has wide cross-functional experience at Corporate Office with responsibility for policy making, strategic planning, setting organizational goals & growth strategies, action plans, compliance with regulatory guidelines, driving business growth, performance reviews, internal control, liaison with regulatory authorities, and various other functions.

She was instrumental in driving business growth and effective NPA management, conceptualization, design and launch of various Retail Assets and Liabilities products, design and launch of Marketing campaigns, implementation of Risk Based Supervision (RBS) system in Vijaya Bank, transition from manual Risk Based Internal Audit (RBIA) regime to total computerised online system, significantly enhancing the integrity, reliability, speed and adherence to regulatory requirements, implementation of computerized online Concurrent Audit system, significant contribution for improvement of compliance culture, due diligence, supervision, oversight and monitoring mechanism across the bank.

Ms. A. Manimekhalai took charge as Executive Director of Canara Bank on 11.02.2019 and presently she is holding the following Diretorships also :

  • M/s Canbank Factors Limited (since 10.04.2019)
  • M/s Canbank Computer Services Limited (since 04.04.2019)
  • M/s Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (since 24.04.2019)

She is a Board of Trustee of Canara Robeco Asset Management Company.


Ranked 13thLargest Global Reinsurer Group(compiled by A M Best)