Dr. Fareed Ahmed

Executive Director, Punjab and Sind Bank

Dr. Fareed Ahmed, Executive Director, Punjab and Sind Bank is known to be a practical banker, strategic planner and acknowledged for his quick decisions which are apt for organization’s development.

He started his career as an Agricultural Field Officer in Corporation Bank in May 1983. He has a wide and varied exposure of over 34 years in the gamut of Banking, at both Operational and Administrative levels. Prior to joining Punjab & Sind Bank, he was Circle General Manager with Corporation Bank.

In a career spanning over three decades, he has worked in various places and capacities in key segments of Banking. He has headed large Branches and Zones of the bank throughout the country viz. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh etc. He has established a track record of success in all his roles and won Corporate Awards for more than ten times. In his current assignment as Executive Director, his role has been instrumental in revamping the bank with a multi prolonged approach towards development of all the areas of Bank.

He has been conferred with “Best HR Leader in PSUs” by Asia Pacific Congress, 2017; “Transformative Leader Award” in National APY Conference 2017 by PFRDA; “Pride of Delhi Award for Excellence in HR” by World HRD Congress, 2017 and “100 Top Most Influential BFSI Leaders” in World BFSI Congress & Awards 2018 by World CSR Day & World Sustainability Congress.

He holds a Master Degree in Agricultural Economics and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Banking. He has been awarded with Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Management) for his thesis titled ‘Analysis and Modeling of Management of Asset Quality in Public and Private Sector Banks in India’.

He has attended prestigious training programmes conducted by College of Agriculture Banking, Pune; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; Jawaharlal Nehru Institute for Development Banking, Hyderabad; and Infosys, Mysore. He has also attended a Special Recognition Marketing Workshop in Malaysia in 2011 and APRACA CENTRAB, Manila and Lincoln University, New Zealand.

Dr. Fareed shows keen interest in developing colleagues and committed for their individual development and fostering growth. He is rated positively on providing encouragement, guidance, coaching, mentoring and giving feedback in helpful manner, and for practicing walk the talk to honour commitments and assurances. He is known for promoting morale by positive leadership, teamwork and enhancing work environment by putting great efforts to develop best practices and share ideas, thoughts and strategies with employees that attract, leverage, and retain the best talent.