Mrs. Shikha Sharma

Mrs. Shikha Sharma has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at AXIS Bank Limited since June 1, 2009. Mrs. Sharma served as the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of Financial Eyes (India) Ltd. Mrs. Sharma served as the Managing Director of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. since September 2009. She served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd. until April 2009. Mrs. Sharma served as the Company Secretary of IO System Ltd. from April 2007 to May 2007. She has many years of experience in the financial sector having begun her career with ICICI Limited in 1980. In her 15 year tenure with the ICICI group, Mrs. Sharma was instrumental in setting up various businesses. In 1992, she was involved in setting up ICICI Securities - a joint venture between ICICI and JP Morgan. Mrs. Sharma was responsible for setting up various group businesses for ICICI including investment banking and retail finance. In 1995, she moved to ICICI Securities and was later deputed to J.P. Morgan & Co. Mrs. Sharma rejoined ICICI in 1997 as the General Manager in charge of the strategic planning and development department and also set up the structured products group. She has been an Additional Director of Axis Bank Ltd. since June 1, 2009. Mrs. Sharma serves as a Director of ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited. She serves as the Chairperson and Associate Director of Axis Asset Management Company Limited. Mrs. Sharma served as a Non Executive and Non Independent Director of Firstsource Solutions Ltd. until May 26, 2009. She served as a Director of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd. until April 2009. Mrs. Sharma served as an Independent Director of ACC Ltd. from December 13, 2006 to May 2009. Mrs. Sharma is a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Software Technology from National Centre for Software Technology in Mumbai. Mrs. Sharma earned an M.B.A. from IIM, Ahmedabad and a B.A. honors degree from the University of Delhi.