Sundar Parthasarathy

Executive Vice President - Head of New Business at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Sundar Parthasarathy

Executive Vice President - Head of New Business at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Biography

Sundar has 20 years of experience in India and UAE. His  career started in Times of India & thereafter has worked with several esteemed organizations such as Times Bank (merged with HDFC bank), Abn Amro,bank, ICICI bank, Mashreq bank & now currently with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank(ADCB). In his previous role, his multi-functional experience included  Branch Banking, product management, Sales channel management, event management, assets & mass affluent business in ABN AMRO bank etc. He was Executive Vice President of consumer assets business in ADCB and it entailed  product management of Credit cards, Personal loans, Mortgages, Auto, Smart loans & Education loans. He was  also in-charge of Operations ( card centre) & retail sales function.  Today, ADCB is one of the largest consumer assets franchisee in UAE & is respected by the competitors for  two successful co-branded  credit cards i.e. ETIHAD & LULU. He spear headed  the integration project of RBS UAE retail business as “Chief Integration officer”. The integration was completed smoothly within a span of 12 months from the date of take-over.
Currently his role is heading the new business areas such as the successful launch of strategic business unit under ADCB positioned as ‘Simplylife”. The other new ventures are Remittances and Acquiring given the sizeable cards business.
Sundar has a graduate degree in commerce & MDBA from Symbiosis institute of management. He recently accomplished “Advanced Management Program” from Harvard University. In addition, he has also attended several leadership programs from Stanford, Cambridge & Wharton universities. He is based in Dubai with his wife Padma & two children – Abhishek & Aishwarya. He enjoys travelling & and likes to devote regular time to fitness.