President & CEO :
P V V Rama Raju – B.Com, L.L.B, L.L.M, CA-IIB, PG-Taxation, IRDA, AMFI, NCFM.
Mr. Rama Raju, is a designer product of himself with self motivation, filled with enthusiasm to accept and excel in any challenging assignments. Basing on his educational back ground and banking experience, he had been approved by the authorities of DAB for the position of President & CEO of Maiwand Bank, who has been associating with the Founder Chairman of the bank Dr Fraidoon since preliminary stage and involved in every aspect in establishing the bank.
Prior to this, Mr Rama Raju was on a diversified assignment from 2007 to 2008 with the Ministry of Finance, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as a revenue advisor for a specific Revenue enhancement project, at Ministry of Transport & Civil Aviation and responsible for the revenue enhancement for civil aviation. He was successful in bringing substantial increase in civil aviation revenue and also visited IATA, Geneva along with the Officials from Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Transport for finalizing the international commercial agreement and also to streamline the over-flight billing and other financial management modalities for Afghanistan Civil Aviation sector.
Mr Rama Raju had come to Afghanistan and joined Azizi Bank as CFO –cum- Training Manager. During his tenure with Azizi Bank from 2006 to 2007, he had established the Finance Division and Training Centre for the bank by transforming the knowledge to build the capacity of National staff in the areas of Banking and Finance. He had also associated with Afghanistan Bankers Association for conducting the training on general banking, SME, Trade Finance for the benefit of all the member banks. He had also associated with various universities in Afghanistan for handling sessions on Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Banking and Management. He had also associated with UNDP country office in Afghanistan for imparting training to their national finance staff on Financial accounts and Management.
Mr Rama Raju, a well qualified and experienced commercial banker, was associating with PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK the oldest, largest and biggest Nationlised Bank in INDIA for a period of 20 years from 1986 to 2006 at all field levels and functional levels of the bank as a Trade Finance & Marketing officer, Manager, Auditor and Faculty member. He entered the banking profession with graduation in commerce and shown lots of interest in upgrading the academic qualification and continued the zeal to specialize in the areas of Banking, Law, Taxation, Insurance, Mutual Funds and Depository services Prior to joining Punjab National Bank, Mr Rama Raju had worked with various corporate companies in Hyderabad, India as a Commercial Officer from 1982 to 1986