CII President

Mr. Sanjiv Bajaj
President, CII (2022-23)
Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Limited

Sanjiv Bajaj is the Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv Limited, the holding company of the financial services businesses of the Bajaj Group, one of India's oldest and largest conglomerates, with arevenue of over ₹36,692crore ($ 4.4billion) and profit of over ₹2,866crore ($ 348million) for H1 FY2022-23.

Under his leadership, Bajaj Finserv Limited has emerged as one of India's leading diversified financial services companies with solutions acrosslending, life insurance, general insurance, and wealth advisory categories. With a consumer-first, digital approach and a culture focused on excellence through innovative disruption,he has reshapedthe digital consumer financing in India.

Sanjiv is on the board of his group operating companies as the Chairman of Bajaj Finance Limited, Maharashtra Scooters Limited, Bajaj Finserv Asset Management Limited and the two insurance subsidiaries i.e.,Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited. He is also the Managing Director of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited(since 2012) and serves as a non-executivedirector atBajaj Auto Limited.

Sanjiv is the President of the Confederationof Indian Industry (CII)for 2022-23. He hasbeen engaged withtheindustry body for many years at the State, Regional and National levelsand has led theCII National Committees on Insurance &Pensions,and the CII Taskforce on Fintech.

Sanjiv is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, USA,a Member of theBoard of the Indian School of Business (ISB), a Member of the International Advisory Board (IAB), Allianz SE and the International Technology Advisory Panel (ITAP) of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), andtheRegional Stewardship Board for India and South Asia 2019-2020 of the World Economic Forum. Over the years, he has been lauded with several prestigious honoursfor his contribution to the financial services space, including:

  • AIMA’s Entrepreneur of the year 2019
  • Economic Times Business Leader of the year 2018
  • Financial Express Best Banker of the year 2017
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year in 2017
  • Transformational Leader award at the 5th Asia Business Responsibility Summit in 2017
  • Business World’s Most Valuable CEOs in India for 2015 and 2016

He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering (first class with distinction) from the University of Pune, a master's degree in manufacturing systems engineering (with distinction)from the University of Warwick, UK and a master’s degree in business administration (with distinction) from the Harvard Business School, USA. He lives in Pune,Maharashtrawith his wife Shefali and their two children.

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