Kiran Kumar Shrestha
Chief Executive Officer
Academic Qualification : Master in Public Administration (T.U. - 1985), Bachelor Degree in Commerce (T.U. - 1979)
Professional Experience : Mr. Shrestha started his banking career in 2043 B.S. as an Assistant Manager at Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) - the pioneer Bank of the country. Stepping up the various significant managerial ladders during the period of 30 years, Mr. Shrestha successfully completed his tenure of 4 years as General Manager at NBL. Mr. Shrestha as the Member of Management Team (key coordinator inside the Bank) remained instrumental - to make the reform a success during Financial Sector Reform Program (FSRP)under contractual management (2068-2071B.S.) supported by the World Bank. He is the second ever CEO appointed through open competition at Rastriya Banijya Bank Ltd (RBBL) - the only fully state owned commercial Bank of the country.
Mr. Shrestha has sharpened his Managerial capacity through the long experiences he earned as Deputy Manager at planning and Research Dept, as Chief Manager at Risk Management Division plus Credit Department ; as Deputy General Manager (overseeing Credit, Risk, Account, H.R. and planning )and as act. General Manager at NBL. Mr. Shrestha also holds experiences of Teaching at higher schools based in Chainpur and Chabahil and Project Management at T.U. Institute of Engineeering Dharan as well.
Mr. Shrestha remained an integral part of reform process of the NBL from the very beginning. He significantly contributed for the overall betterment of the Bank through his active involvement in various policies making as well as in decision making. He made notable contribution as Facilitator in the High level Strategic Plan Implementation and Monitoring Committee, Negotiation Committee (Mgmt. - Employees union ), NBL Diamond Jubilee Celebration Committee, High Level Capital Plan Implementation Committee ,Credit Committee , Disciplinary Committee, Recovery Committee, ALCO Committee, IT Steering Committee, and Security Committee as well of the Bank. Mr. Shrestha enriched with various national and international level trainings and seminars, study tour in dozens of countries across the world, well equipped with vigorous knowledge in Industrial, Commercial, Micro Finance/Small and Medium Enterprises Sector is amongst prominent personality in the Financial/Industrial sector of the country.