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Rajnish Kumar to take over Arundhati Bhattacharya as next SBI chairman

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Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as the next chairman of State Bank of India, PTI reported on Wednesday. He will take over Arundhati Bhattacharya, whose term will come to an end this week.

Kumar is expected to get a four-year term as chairman and managing director. He is currently the managing director for the National Banking Group.

According to his profile on the SBI webiste, Kumar has a master’s degree in physics and listed travelling and playing badminton among his interests.

In 2013, Bhattacharya became the bank’s first woman chairman. She was given a one-year extension in October 2016.

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