Rajesh Saxena

Chief Executive Officer, Global Consumer Banking


Rajesh is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Consumer Banking at Intellect Design Arena Limited.

Rajesh is a seasoned retail banking executive with an in-depth understanding of all aspects of retail banking including retail distribution, digital banking, branch banking with special expertise in credit cards, Personal loans and other unsecured lending. He has strong P&L focus having done large P&L roles for close to 15 years.

Prior to joining Intellect, Rajesh was Chief Executive Officer, American Express, India, where he was responsible for International Consumer & Small Business Services in India as well as for providing leadership to the AEBC Country Executive Team. He is credited for turning around the cards business and setting the business for growth in India. Before AMEX, he worked with Citibank for 19 years across multiple geographies in various consumer banking roles with the last 10 years spent in managing large teams and product and country P&L’s.

He has strong strategic thinking capability with special skills and experience of ramping up start-up businesses and has a deep retail customer insight. He is well networked in the BFSI space across India, Asia, Middle East and Europe.

Rajesh holds an MBA with specialisation in Marketing and Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur and is a Gold Medalist BE (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani.