Shri Rajnish Kumar is the Chairman, State Bank of India (SBI). He assumed charge as Managing Director (National Banking Group) in 2015. Shri Rajnish Kumar was heading SBI Capital Markets Limited (the Merchant Banking arm of State Bank of India) as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, prior to becoming Managing Director of SBI. Shri Rajnish Kumar has been with the SBI for over three decades. An M.Sc. in Physics, apart from CAIIB, Shri Kumar has held several key assignments, including two overseas assignments in Canada and U.K. He has vast experience in handing large credit, project finance, foreign exchange and retail banking.