In a major restructuring in the banking sector, Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed heads of seven public sector banks. Sunil Mehta has been appoinetd as MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank.
Shri Sunil Mehta is a Post Graduate in Agriculture, MBA in Finance and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He is a seasoned banker with over 35 years of rich experience in various administrative and functional capacities at Branches, Zonal Offices, and also at the Head Office level. He started his banking career as an Agriculture Field Officer at Allahabad Bank in 1982.
He has held various important positions during the course of his career in view of his expertise in agriculture, retail, credit and planning & development. He was a member of Govt. of India delegation to Israel in the year 2000 for study of Developmental Model of Hi-tech Agriculture for exploring its implementation in India. He has also attended Management Development Programme at IIM, Kolkata and participated in a seminar on Economic Challenges being faced by developing Economics at Istanbul, Turkey.
Prior to assuming the position of MD & CEO, he was Executive Director of Corporation Bank.