Leadership Team

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Mr Dhananjaya Tambe

(Chief Executive Officer)

Mr Dhananjaya Tambe started his career in 1985 as a Probationary Officer in Corporation Bank in Mangalore, where he was posted in the Agriculture and Rural Development Dept. in the Head Office of the Bank. In 1986 he joined the Central Bank of India as a Probationary Officer and served in their Pune City, Sarole and Itwari (Nagpur) branches. He joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1987 in the Ahmedabad Circle of the Bank. After serving in the Baroda Main branch of the Bank for five years in various divisions, such as Personal Banking, International Banking and Small & Medium Enterprises Banking, he was transferred as Accountant at GACL Ranoli branch of the Bank for one year. From August 2016 till April 2018, Mr Tambe was Chief General Manager (ITTransformation, Collaboration and Marketing) and is responsible for the Innovations, Social Media, Project Management, marketing of I.T. products, etc. In May 2018, he was elevated to Dy. Managing Director & Chief Information Officer of SBI and he retired from that position in November 2020.

 

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Mr Arun Bapat

  (Head – Operations)

Mr Bapat started his career in State Bank of India in 1981 in Mumbai.
Prior to joining C-EGDE, he was Deputy General Manager at State Bank of India (SBI) heading Core Banking Technical Operations Department for the Bank. His team of 300+ members comprised of vendors and Bank staff. His primary responsibility was to keep Core Banking up and running in more than 24500+ Branches / Offices and make it available to 30+ alternate channels. The transformational project during his span as DGM was, Branch Server Consolidation, virtualization of 24500+ branches spread across pan India.

With 32 years as IT professional he has witnessed the transformation in SBI and BFSI segment from paper banking to digital banking and technology advancement from Main frames to Cloud computing.

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Mr Antony Kottackal

  (Head – Marketing & Clientele Relation)

Mr. Antony Kottackal brings more than 36 years of experience in the field of banking and financial services to the position of Sales and Marketing Head at C-Edge. He has served SBI in diverse areas such as Credit Management, Portfolio Management, Treasury Operations, Investment Banking, International Finance, Information Technology and Payments System. With C-Edge looking to grow and take the next big leap, his formidable expertise in sales, business development and marketing makes him one of the key stakeholders in the company’s story.

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Mr Sunil Kumar Pillai

 (Head – Business Relations)

Sunil has over 13 years of experience in information technology, client management and software development with nation-wide exposure in banking sector. Sunil has been with C-Edge since 2007 and has played a major role in streamlining the process at the Help desks located across various locations in India. He has largely contributed towards the rollout of the State Bank of India and its Associate RRBs into CBS.

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Ms. Cheryl D’costa

 (Head – Human Resources)

Cheryl comes with an experience of over 15 years managing the Human Resources Functions across diverse industries. Prior to joining C-Edge, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Quantum Advisors Pvt. Ltd. . She also led a transformational journey and shaped people, processes and organization structures at Melstar Information Technologies Ltd.
Cheryl is passionate about building organizations based on performance and innovation, driven by a culture of empowerment, transparency, trust, and strong learning orientation. She believes in an open working culture which brings the best out of people and creates an environment of ownership wherein people work for themselves. Cheryl received a Master’s in Human Resource Development from MET College, Bandra and a Diploma from NMIMS.