NEW DELHI: Shares of YES Bank surged nearly 5 per cent on Monday as the bank appointed Brahm Dutt as its non-executive chairman.
Dutt has been on the board of the bank since July 2013 as an independent director, and has contributed to almost all the sub-committees of the board over the past 5 years and a half, YES Bank said in a regulatory filing.
PTI on Saturday, quoting sources, reported that YES Bank top executive Rajat Monga and CEO of a foreign bank have been shortlisted to succeed long-serving Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Rana Kapoor at the bank.
Separately, the lender on Friday said it had inked a pact with Kia Motors for finance and banking solutions. Through the partnership, the bank will be able to provide end-to-end financial solutions to Kia Motors India.
Shares of YES Bank traded 4.40 per cent up at Rs 192.05 on the BSE around 11:15 am on Monday.
Source: Economic Times