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Shri Satish Kashinath Marathe
Shri Satish Kashinath Marathe
Shri Satish Kashinath Marathe

Born on February 1, 1950, Shri Satish Marathe holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce and Law (Gen) from the University of Bombay. He also holds a Diploma in Journalism (Gold Medalist from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan).

Shri Satish Marathe started his Banking career in the Bank of India and rose to be the Chairman and CEO of The United Western Bank Ltd (from 2002 to 2006). Earlier, in September 1991, he became CEO of Janakalyan Sahakari Bank Ltd. which recorded high consistent growth during his 10 years tenure.

Shri Satish Marathe is the Founder Member of Sahakar Bharati which was registered in the year 1979 and is presently, its Member, National Executive Council. Previously, he was National General Secretary for 6 years, National President for 6 years and Savrakshak (Patron) for 3 years. Over the years, Sahakar Bharati has spread its activities all over the Country and presently, over 35,000 Co-operatives spread over 500 Districts are associated with the activities and programmes of the Sahakar Bharati. Today, it has emerged as the largest NGO in the Co-operative Sector in the Country.

For undertaking Study and Research in the Co-operative Sector, he founded Centre for Studies & Research in Co-operation (CSRC), a Foundation registered under Section 8 of Indian Companies Act, 2013 and he is the Founder Chairman of CSRC.

Presently, Shri Satish Marathe is Director on Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India, Director of National Housing Bank, Member of the Govt. of India appointed Expert Committee to Study on Relevance, Applicability and Retention of Three-Tier Short Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCS), Member of the Govt. of India appointed National Committee for Drafting New Co-operation Policy, Independent Director, Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI, Vice Chairman of Laxmanrao Inamdar National Academy for Co-Op Research & Development (LINAC), Member on Executive Committee of National Council for Co-operative Training (NCCT), Trustee on Pragati Pratishthan - Residential School for the dumb and mute tribal children at Jawhar, District Palghar and Working President of Siddharth Vidyalaya, Kalyan.

In the past, Shri Satish Marathe held various positions like Member on Board of Management of National Co-operative Development Corporation (NCDC), Hon. Secretary, Indian Banks Association, Member of its Managing Committee for two terms and was also Member of the Committee of Economists, Vice President of Private Sector Banks Association, Member of High Power Committee constituted by Govt. of Maharashtra in respect of Weak and Sick Urban Co-operative Banks, Member of Maharashtra State Co-operative Council of Govt. of Maharashtra, Director of the Apex Bank of Urban Banks of Maharashtra & Goa Ltd, Director of Rajkot Nagarik Sah Bank Ltd - Multi State Scheduled Co Op Bank, Expert Director of Thane Bharat Sahakari Bank Ltd - Scheduled Bank, Director, National Youth Co-operative Society Ltd - a Multi-State Multi-Purpose Co-op Soc.

He has been representing the Co-operative Sector in Pre Budget meetings with the Finance Ministers for the past several years. In 2015, IFFCO conferred Sahakarita Ratna Award on Shri Satish Marathe. He is the only recipient of the Award from Maharashtra.