Gopinath is chairman, Grameen Koota
M.N. Gopinath has been elected chairman of Grameen Koota Financial Services. He succeeds Vinatha Reddy, the founder chairperson of the company, who has remitted office after a long stint of 18 years. She intends to pursue new social ventures - Yunus Social Fund, Bangalore and Grameen Affordable Shelters. Gopinath is a career banker and has served Bank of India and ICICI Bank for over 35 years. After retirement from ICCI Bank, he served on the boards of Bank of India for 6 years and Punjab National Bank for 3 years. He has been the Chairman of ICICI Prudential Trust since 2009 and a director of ICICI Prudential Pension Fund Management Co since 2011. He has also served as a nominee director of ICICI Bank on the boards of ICICI Home Finance, ICICI Web Trade and Stock Holding Corporation. He has also been a member of the SEBI Advisory Council since 2012.