New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- Sashidhar Jagdishan will take charge as the chief executive officer of HDFC Bank from 27 October. The Reserve Bank of India on 4 August approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of HDFC Bank for three years. Jagdishan will replace India's longest-serving CEO Aditya Puri.

HDFC Bank on Saturday said that its "board of directors have approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as an additional director and also managing director and chief executive officer of the bank."

"Jagdishan's appointment will be for a period of three years starting 27 October, 2020, as approved by the Reserve Bank of India vide its email dated 3 August, 2020," it said.

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