President and Chief Executive Officer
ICICI Bank Canada.
Mr. Vikash Sharma is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank Canada.
Mr. Sharma has around 25 years of experience in India and internationally with expertise in retail banking, small and medium enterprise banking, corporate banking, trade finance, private banking, financial institution relationships and treasury management at senior leadership positions in India, South-East Asia, the Middle East & Africa and North America.
Most recently, Mr. Sharma was the ICICI Group Business Head for the Odisha, Chhattisgarth, Bihar and Jharkhand states in India, responsible for developing and executing business strategies and providing holistic banking services to customers in those regions. He spent 11 years as the ICICI Group Regional Head for the Middle East and Africa, managing all aspects of the Group’s corporate, private banking and NRI businesses in the region and expanding the Group’s footprint in this large and growing area. Mr. Sharma has also been ICICI Group’s Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking in Southeast Asia while working out of Singapore and was Chief Manager of the International Financial Institutions Group at the ICICI Head Office in Mumbai.
Mr. Sharma holds a degree in Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, where he was ranked third at the national level and was awarded for writing the best paper in Advanced Accounting. He also holds a degree in Cost Accountancy from the Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India, Kolkata, where he was ranked seventh at the national level.