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Srei Infrastructure Finance appoints Sameer Sawhney as CEO

Srei Infrastructure finance appointed Sameer Sawhney as CEO

Chandigarh, November 23, 2016: Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited ("SIFL"), a Kanoria Foundation entity, today announced the appointment of Sameer Sawhney as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), effective November 5, 2016.

Srei Infrastructure Finance appoints Sameer Sawhney as CEO
Srei Infrastructure Finance appoints Sameer Sawhney as CEO

Sameer is a veteran in the banking industry with over two decades of experience and expertise in building businesses. He has held senior leadership roles in global banks across Corporate and Investment Banking, Transaction Banking, Global Markets and Private Banking businesses. Having worked in several countries across Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe and America, Sameer has a deep understanding of both emerging and developed markets. Prior to this appointment he was the Regional CEO, Managing Director – South East Asia and India, ANZ Bank driving the business, customer and country strategy across the bank's key markets.

Commenting on the appointment, Hemant Kanoria, Chairman and Managing Director, SIFL said: "Srei is one of India's largest integrated infrastructure institutions. We have reinvigorated our businesses, strengthening our team, and growing profitably despite adverse market conditions. Sameer's appointment as CEO adds to our strength and will bring dynamism in our business. He has a proven track record and experience in managing a wide variety of roles. His knowledge of lending products, capital markets and risk management will help us capitalise on new opportunities in the infrastructure sector globally."

About Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited ("SIFL"):

Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited, a Kanoria Foundation entity, is one of India's largest private sector integrated infrastructure institutions, constantly and consistently delivering innovative solutions in the infrastructure sector. The company has been playing a significant role in nation-building for two-and-a-half decades, both in urban and rural India. SIFL's businesses include Infrastructure Finance, Advisory and Development, Infrastructure Equipment Finance, Alternative Investment Funds, Capital Markets and Insurance Broking.