Mr. Shamaz Savani – Chairman
Mr. Shamaz Savani has about 25 years of experience in the financial services sector. He holds a B.Com in Finance and a B.A in Economics, both from McMaster University, Canada and an MBA from the University of Surrey in UK. He joined ABC Bank in 1997 and was appointed in 2006 as the Chief Executive Officer before rising to the rank of Group Managing Director of ABC Bank Group Companies.
He is responsible for strategy formulation, policy-making including expansion, innovation, and growth for ABC Bank Group which comprises of ABC Bank, ABC Capital Limited, ABC Insurance Brokers Limited and ABC Capital Bank Limited (Uganda).
He has spearheaded the growth of ABC Capital to a formidable, credible and leading player in the stock brokerage space in Kenya, receiving several awards and recognition in different categories under his leadership.
Dr. Steve O. Mainda – Non-Executive Director
Mr. Mainda was appointed as a board member of ABC Capital in August 2011.
He is also the current Chairman of the Board of the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), Housing Finance and a director at Leisure Lodge Hotel & Resorts, Diani and Ryce EA Group. In addition, he has been a director of PTA Bank, Eastern and Southen Africa Trade and Development Bank, a Deputy Managing Director of National Housing Corporation and the MD of National Construction Corporation.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of London and holds a Masters Degree, B.A. Degree and a Masters Degree in Management from the prestigious Princeton University and a BA from SM College, Poona. He has vast experience in financial, insurance, education and investment fields.
Mr. Sridhar Natarajan– Non-Executive Director
Mr. Sridhar Natarajan joined ABC Bank Group in 2014 as the Group CEO to carry on the execution of the Group's Strategic Plan, and to lead it to the next level in terms of products/ services, portfolio growth, profits, profile, processes and people efficiency.
Mr. Sridhar Natarajan has extensive experience in banking and financial services, having worked with leading banks in India, Hong Kong and Indonesia. For over 30 years he has worked for the State Bank of India both in Hong Kong and India, in various capacities including as Branch Manager, Divisional Manager of Market Segment; Assistant General Manager (Currency Operations) & Chief Manager (Funds); Vice President (Credit & Operations) & Vice President (Operations)/ Alternative CEO, among other key positions which have equipped him with extensive experience. He was also the President Director (CEO) of Bank ICB Bumiputera, a retail bank in Indonesia, and has worked as an independent strategy consultant.
Mr Natarajan holds a BSC and a MSC, Chemistry from the University of Delhi, India.