Manimekhalai, a Master of Business Administration degree holder from Bangalore University, joined erstwhile Vijaya Bank as Officer in 1988.
Prior to being elevated as ED of Canara Bank, she was General Manager of Vijaya Bank and headed the Bangalore north region.
She was instrumental in devising and implementing strategic policies, covering core areas like strategic planning, setting organizational goals, growth strategies, action plans, compliance, internal control, etc., Union Bank of India said in a statement.
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Saha, who is the executive director of (), will replace S Krishnan, who also superannuated on May 31.
The Banks Board Bureau (BBB), the headhunter for directors of state-owned banks and financial institutions, had recommended their names for appointment in March.
Saha, a graduate of Science from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, started his career in banking in the erstwhile Oriental Bank of Commerce in the year 1990 as Probationary Officer.
These separate appointments have been made for an initial period of three years. PTI DP DP BAL BAL