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Rana Kapoor

Managing Director & CEO
A professional entrepreneur since 2003, Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO of YES BANK, has been progressively establishing a high quality, state-of-the-art private bank with a vision to ‘Build the Best Quality Bank of the World in India’ by 2020.
Under Rana Kapoor’s stewardship, YES BANK has emerged as India’s 5th largest bank in just 12 years, with exemplary business and financial results since inception. He has also championed innovative management frameworks like Knowledge Banking (through YES BANK’s focus on sunrise sectors) and Responsible Banking (mainstreaming a business case for CSR & sustainability).
As Chairman of YES Institute, a practicing think tank at YES BANK, Rana Kapoor is championing key pillars of national advancement such as Economy & Public Policy, Food & Agribusiness, MSME, Social Entrepreneurship, Microfinance & Impact Investment, Smart Cities, Renewable Energy, development of the North-East Region, India’s Natural Capital and our rich and diverse Culture.
Rana Kapoor was President of ASSOCHAM, India’s apex knowledge chamber, during 2013-15 during which the Chamber played a catalytic role between the Government and Industry, expanded its global footprint and helped actualize the Government’s strategy of ‘Make in India’ and making India the world’s leading investment destination.
Rana Kapoor has been recognized globally as a Business and Banking Industry leader for his exemplary contribution for promoting Entrepreneurship & Innovation and for his extraordinary contribution to key sectors for National importance such as Affordable Housing, Construction, Urban Infrastructure, Real Estate and Tourism & Hospitality sectors.
Rana Kapoor has received several international awards and accolades as CEO, Visionary Business Leader, Leading Banker, Entrepreneur of the year and Business Innovator at several global business forums. He has also been acknowledged for his contribution to bilateral relationships between India and the US, Canada and Australia. Most recently, he has been recognised by IIT Bombay and the India Business Forum at London Business School for his exemplary contribution to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.