The Central Government, after consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has appointed S. Visvanathan as Managing Director of State Bank of India with effect from the date of taking over charge of the post till April 30, 2014, that is, the date of his attaining the age of superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the bank said in a BSE filing.

Mr. Visvanathan is at present the Deputy Managing Director of the bank.

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