The Board of Directors of the Bank at its meeting held today i.e December 25, 2021 accepted the request of Mr Vishwavir Ahuja to proceed on leave with immediate effect, the bank said in a filing.
The Board appointed Rajeev Ahuja (currently the Executive Director) as interim Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Bank with immediate effect, subject to the regulatory and other approvals.
Vishwavir Ahuja joined RBL Bank in 2010. Prior to that, he was the MD and CEO of Bank of America, India from 2001 to 2009.
Earlier in the day, the bank had also informed that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed its chief general manager Yogesh K Dayal as an additional director on its board.
Dayal’s appointment is for a period of two years, starting from December 24, till December 23, 2023 or till further orders, whichever is earlier.