‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award goes to Dr. Rana Kapoor, Founder, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK

Dr. Rana Kapoor, Founder, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK received the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2011, hosted byEnterprise Asia, a non-governmental organization in pursuit of entrepreneurship development across the Asian region.

This award presented to Dr. Rana Kapoor is a true recognition of his outstanding efforts, perseverance and tenacity in architecting YES BANK, a highly differentiated financial institution in the fast-growing Indian banking sector. The award recognizes the innovation that has been unleashed by YES BANK, under Dr. Kapoor’s inspiring leadership, with a strong development focus on Sunrise sectors and Sustainability through Knowledge banking and Responsible banking respectively.

On receiving this award, Dr. Rana Kapoor commented, “I am extremely pleased to receive this prestigious award. I truly believe that entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, developing, and bringing a Vision to Actuality. Entrepreneurial Vision & Strategy with Sincerity, Hardwork, Dedication and Strong Interpersonal & Execution Skills are the main ingredients to sustainable success.”

As a professional entrepreneur, since 1998, Dr. Kapoor is progressively establishing a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of “Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India by 2015. Under his inspirational leadership, YES BANK has steadily evolved as the “Professionals’ Bank of India” with exemplary business and financial outcomes.

Driven by Dr. Kapoor’s utmost conviction, interests & passion and backed by a highly differentiated financial and business model, YES BANK has accelerated on its journey to achieve robust and sustained growth.

Dr. Rana Kapoor – Recent achievements

Dr. Kapoor was recently awarded a Doctorate in Science (Honoris Causa) from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology towards his enormous contribution to the Indian Food & Agriculture sector.

Dr. Kapoor is the Deputy Chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA), the apex Banking Association in India; and Co-Chair of the IBA Committee on Agri Business and Financial Inclusion. Dr. Kapoor has also been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry as well as a Member of the Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (Ministry of Corporate Affairs).


YES BANK, India’s new age private sector Bank, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder, Rana Kapoor and his top management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven,  private Indian Bank catering to the Future Businesses of India. YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients.

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