Aditya Puri, HDFC Bank’s former MD and CEO, has joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte) and will serve as its senior advisor in India, the multinational British professional services firm announced on Wednesday. Puri will be responsible to leverage his unparalleled experience and help Deloitte to drive transformation across industries.
Speaking on Puri’s appointment, Romal Shetty, CEO, Deloitte South Asia, described the veteran banker as a ‘visionary leader’ and ‘an asset to the business world.’
“His industry insights and experience in creating a world-class institution, will be invaluable in our mission to drive transformative change across industries and especially in India’s financial services sector. Personally, I am excited to see Mr. Puri continuing his passion to devise innovative solutions and strategies that will not only reshape the sector but also enhance financial accessibility for all,” a company statement quoted Shetty as saying.
On his part, the senior business leader praised Deloitte for its ‘commitment to purpose and innovation’ and called it a ‘force of change.’
“Digital and technology interventions are already revolutionising the financial services landscape, and we must ensure that everyone in India and especially the underserved communities have access to affordable credit solutions,” Puri added.