Sid Banerjee has over 28 years of experience in investment banking, technology, and offshoring industry.
Till June 2018, Sid held the position of Managing Director with Credit Suisse Group in India. He led the global Control & Reporting team for the CFO function and was a board member of CS Indian entity.
Previously, he has held many senior positions namely MD, Deutsche Bank Group; CEO, IHS Markit and VP, HP Global. As global banking product sales head for Polaris Software he was the key architect in setting up the banking product business.
Sid is a structured thinker with a big picture perspective. Building high-performance teams, creating an innovative mindset in people and challenging the status quo are some of the key legacies he has left with his teams. A big believer in the coaching system he has been able to transform many individual careers with both hard and soft skill interventions. His skill lies in running large-scale global programs, driving innovation and process efficiency without compromising on risk and control.
His ability in setting the course with a commercial bent of mind earned him Outstanding MD at Deutsche Bank group during Leadership capability Assessment. He also championed Eur 1bn complexity reduction programme for the same bank and was a recipient of the global CFO award in 2012.
Sid has driven global locational strategy by helping set up near shore centers in Birmingham and Jacksonville while driving efficiency and process optimization. He was instrumental in setting up Analytics and Global valuations COE based out of India for a global bank.
During his first 12 years of his career, Sid has extensive front office investment banking experience having worked with Kotak / Goldman Sachs JV and IL&FS.
He had an unsuccessful 3 years’ stint as an entrepreneur. He had set up an IT Infrastructure managed services company much ahead of its time, albeit he considers that to be a huge learning experience.
Sid has been a regular speaker and panel member in various forums. He is very passionate about gender diversity and CSR activities, especially around primary education and child health care. During his Markit stint, he was instrumental in adopting a government school that led to complete transformation of the school both on education and infrastructure front.
He is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant by profession. Sid is married to a fellow CA Lalita and now lives in Bangalore