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Ganesh Kumar


Ganesh Kumar is Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he leads a consolidated retail business under one customer centric structure and is responsible for the Company’s strategic business development and expansion. Retail banking collectively represents OFG’s largest revenue generating business. Dr. Kumar also is the second ranked executive at OFG and a member of the Executive Committee.

Dr. Kumar has been instrumental in transforming OFG, implementing its strategic vision, leading acquisition and integration efforts, and spearheading its emergence as a premier retail bank in Puerto Rico. He is considered an expert on where banking, marketing, operations and technology come together.

Dr. Kumar was named to his present position in 2017. In addition to being head of all retail operations, he is responsible for strategic business development and expansion endeavors. His being named SEVP and COO culminated efforts to consolidate OFG’s retail functions, including digital banking, end to end, as part of OFG’s emphasis on achieving a clear differentiation in how it delivers products and services.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Kumar served as Chief Financial Officer responsible for corporate finance, strategic planning, accounting and financial reporting, and business analytics. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer.

Before joining the Company in 2004, he was a director of consulting at Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT), an industry leading research and advisory firm, where he assisted a wide array of financial service companies develop technology-enabled strategies and operational plans to meet desired results. Prior to Gartner, he was a manager at McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) from 1997 to 1999; a planning and technology architect at Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG) from 1995 to 1997; and a consultant to financial services clients worldwide from 1986 to 1995.

Dr. Kumar holds a doctorate in management from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, where he is currently a member of the Alumni Advisory Council.