Latha Pillai

Latha Pillai

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

General Manager in charge

The Alappuzh District Co-operative Bank Ltd
Jun 2006 - Dec 2010

Deputy General Manager

The Alappuzha District Co-operative Bank

Responsibilities

General Management: Recruitment and management of 430 employees and ongoing staff welfare activities Liaison with apex financial institutions for maintenance of statutory liquidity requirements, periodic reporting of statistics and funds procurement. Risk Management Oversaw the asset-liability management of US$ 260 million in deposits and US$ 184 million in advances Supervisory charge of securitization of banks' stressed assets and other recovery measures such as arbitration and one time settlement schemes. Over a period of three years brought down gross non-performing assets from 13.37% to 8.34%. In charge of investment of Bank’s funds in SLR and non-SLR deposits

Project Management In charge of the Banks' financial inclusion project New product development in credit and deposit areas Installation and roll out of biometric ATM services, Anywhere Branch Banking, telebanking etc

Opening of new service centres.

Mar 1999 - Jun 2006

Marketing Officer

Corporation Bank

Responsibilities

Marketing and sale of Banking and Insurance products and services.

Liaison with bank's high net worth clients and Non-resident customers

Conduct of customer meets and NRI meets

Achievements

Achieved sale of life insurance policies of worth a premium of US$ 0.5 million .

Increased term deposits from US$18 million toUS$22 million over 2 years

Sep 1993 - Jun 1995

Brand Manager

Ashraf Brothers

Responsibilities

Brand Manager of products of various high end cosmetic and skin care companies such as YSL, Christian Dior, Lancome, Givenchy, Gianni Verscace, Guerlain etc . Handled the in-store and wholesale division as well as launch, promotion, advertising and merchandising of these products.

Education

Education
Apr 1991 - May 1993

MBA

Central College, Bangalore University

Skills

Skills

Project Management

Project Management In charge of the Banks' financial inclusion project New product development in credit and deposit areas Installation and roll out of biometric ATM services, Anywhere Branch Banking, telebanking etc

Risk Management

Risk Management Oversaw the asset-liability management of US$ 260 million in deposits and US$ 184 million in advances Supervisory charge of securitization of banks' stressed assets and other recovery measures such as arbitration and one time settlement schemes. Over a period of three years brought down gross non-performing assets from 13.37% to 8.34%. In charge of investment of Bank’s funds in SLR and non-SLR deposits

General Management

General Management: Recruitment and management of 430 employees and ongoing staff welfare activities P&L and other management reporting to senior management Introduction and piloting of new proposals and policy initiatives required for growth of Bank Liaison with state government departments and local self-government institutions for implementation of government welfare and rural development programmes Liaison with apex financial institutions for maintenance of statutory liquidity requirements, periodic reporting of statistics and funds procurement. Inspectory control over 1000+ Primary co-operative Banks affiliated to the District Co-operative Bank

Summary

I am a seasoned management professional with over 12 years experience in Banking . My background involves successful project management, personnel management and asset-liability management

Interest

Further education, Music, Reading – fiction, non-fiction and self development, Fitness training- Yoga, Pilates

Certifications

Certifications

CAIIB

The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance