J&K Bank officersin Jammu, who were recently elevated in the career progression of the bank totheir next levels, felicitated chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed in a function,which was also attended by the directorson the board of bank DK Pandoh, Rahul Bansal, and Vikram Gujral; bank'sexecutive presidents PK Tickoo and RK Chhiber, president Sunil Gupta, vicepresidents Sudhir Gupta, Shareesh Sharma , Narjay Gupta, Mohammad Shafi Salroo,Sajjad Hussain Malik, , AP Singh, and a large number of elevated officers ofthe bank.
Speaking on theoccasion Parvez Ahmed said, "The bank has after redirecting its strategicbusiness direction to the credit growth in J&K state embarked on itsexpansion within the state to capitalise on the huge business opportunitieslying untapped in the state and is concomitantly undergoing a process ofsuccession planning to groom strong leaders for future and the recentpromotions are a timely step taken in this direction. Given the pace ofretirements in the next five years, it is important for us to put in place arobust plan of succession. Potential leaders are required to be mentored tocreate a strong leadership pipeline. Some of these works have been implemented,some are already in progress with a concrete action plan which includesexpansion of our network in rest of India and to start overseas branches. "
The Chairman added,"Despite the outstanding successes achieved thus far wherein we have achievedone of the fastest turnaround in the banking industry with seven continuousquarters of profit after a loss of seismic proportions for a bank of our size,I strongly believe that JK bank's best years lie ahead. I have every confidencethat together we can take the Bank to the next level of performance".
Executive PresidentPK Tickoo appreciated the role of Parvez Ahmed for his leadership qualities insteering the bank out of bad phase. He said, "Chairman's futuristic approachhas brought a sea change in the social and economic development scenario of J&K.Under his visionary leadership with out of the box solutions Bank is destinedto touch new heights with highest standards of professionalism."