Top 10 Highest Earning Bankers Of Nepal (2022)

Last updated on 2022-08-11
Top 10 Highest Earning Bankers Of Nepal (2022)

Because a chief executive officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking executive in a corporation, it stands to reason that it is the highest-paying post. A CEO's primary role is to make company decisions and ensure successful resource mobilization. In this post, we have listed the top ten highest-paid bankers in Nepal in 2022.

*The ranking is done on the basis of research done by The Everest List team with the help OF Nepal Rastra Bank.

10. Bhuwan Kumar Dahal

Bhuwan Kumar Dahal
Image Source: Nepali Times

Sanima Bank CEO and President of the Nepal Banker Association Bhuwan Kumar Dahal is a prominent banker in Nepal's banking industry. He is a pioneer with years of experience in Nepal's banking sector. Bhuwan Kumar Dahal earns 1.8 crores per year.

  • Bank : Sanima Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 1,84,15,000

9. Narayan Das Manandar

Narayan Das Manandar
Image Source: Banksnepal.com

Prime Commercial Bank's Chief Executive Officer is Narayan Manandhar. Prime Commercial Bank Limited is a Nepalese commercial bank. The bank is an 'A-class commercial bank licensed by Nepal Rastra Bank, with branches throughout the country and a headquarters in Kathmandu that offers full commercial banking services. Manandhar earns nearly 2 crores per year from Prime Commercial Bank, making him one of Nepal's highest-paid bankers.

  • Bank : Prime Commercial
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,06,00,000

8. Surendra Bhandari

Surendra Bhandari
Image Source: Next Growth Conclave

Surendra Bhandari was the CEO of Siddhartha Bank. Mr Bhandari began his banking career in 1985 as a provisional officer at Nabil Bank. He also serves as the promoter and CEO of Kumari Bank. Mr Bhandari is a Grahwal University graduate with a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the Institute of Management in Dehradun. He is currently the CEO of Kumari Bank and earns approximately 2.3 crores per year.

  • Bank : Kumari Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,38,31,000

7. Anil Keshari Shah

Anil Keshari Shah
Image Source: I.ytimg.com

Nabil Bank's current CEO is Anil Keshari Shah. Shah began his career as an assistant with a salary of Rs. 3500 and has since risen to become one of Nepal's richest CEOs. Anil Keshari Shah attended primary and secondary school in Kathmandu. He then went to India and earned a bachelor's and master's degree in business administration with a major in marketing from FMS Delhi. His yearly salary is 2.4 crores.

  • Bank : Nabil Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,45,02,000

6. Shovan Dev Panta

Shovan Dev Panta
Image Source: Banks Nepal

With over 30 years of experience in the banking industry and starting his career at the Nabil Bank, Panta is one of the highest-paid CEO in Nepal. He has been CEO of Nabil Bank and Nepal Bangladesh Bank and currently is the CEO of Bank Of Kathmandu. His annual salary is 2.5 crores.

  • Bank : Bank of Kathmandu
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,56,27,000

5. Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar

Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar
Image Source: English.karobardaily.com

In Nepal, Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar is the MD and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank. With over 29 years of banking experience, including 12 years as a country CEO in markets in both south and southeast Asia. He is Nepal's richest and highest-paid CEO, with an annual salary of 2.7 crores.

  • Bank : Standard Chartered
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,76,22,000

4. Ashoke SJB Rana

Ashoke SJB Rana
Image Source: Nepalitimes.com

Mr Rana, a graduate of Gordonstoun School in Scotland and George Mason University in Virginia, USA, is the CEO of The Himalayan Bank, one of Nepal's oldest banks. He is also an avid car collector, with four vehicles parked right outside his door. He is one of Nepal's richest bankers, earning 2.7 crores per year.

  • Bank : Himalayan Bank
  • Annual Salary : RS. 2,79,77,000

3. Jyoti Prakash Pandey

Jyoti Prakash Pandey
Image Source: http://www.nibl.com.np

Mr Pandey joined Nepal Indosuez Bank in 1988 as Head of the International Banking Department after completing his MBA in India. He joined Himalayan Bank in 1992 and worked for nine years as the Head of Marketing, Branch Manager, and Head of the Credit Department. Mr Pandey joined Nepal Investment Bank as Assistant General Manager in 2002 and has served as CEO since 2012. His annual salary is 3 crores.

  • Bank : Nepal Investment Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,06,34,000

2. Ashok Sherchan

Ashok Sherchan
Image Source: Ekantipur.com

Sherchan, who was born and raised in Baglung, moved to Kathmandu for higher education after finishing his secondary education. Sherchan joined Nepal Bangladesh Bank after completing his Bachelor of Business Studies degree. Sherchan began his banking career as a junior assistant with Nepal Bangladesh Bank in 1995. With an annual salary of 3.4 crores, he is currently Prabhu Bank's second-highest-paid CEO.

  • Bank : Prabhu Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,42,30,000

1. Gajendra Kumar Negi

Gajendra Kumar Negi
Image Source: Laganibazar.com

Gajendra Kumar Negi attended Sainik School Ghorakhal in Nainital District and earned a B. Sc. from DAV College Dehradun, which is affiliated with HN Bahuguna Garhwal University. Mr Negi, who worked for PNB for more than two decades, is now the CEO of Everest Bank Limited. With a 3.7 crore annual salary in 2022, he is Nepal's highest-paid CEO.

  • Bank : Everest Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,70,71,000

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10. Bhuwan Kumar Dahal

Bhuwan Kumar Dahal
Image Source: Nepali Times

Sanima Bank CEO and President of the Nepal Banker Association Bhuwan Kumar Dahal is a prominent banker in Nepal's banking industry. He is a pioneer with years of experience in Nepal's banking sector. Bhuwan Kumar Dahal earns 1.8 crores per year.

  • Bank : Sanima Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 1,84,15,000

9. Narayan Das Manandar

Narayan Das Manandar
Image Source: Banksnepal.com

Prime Commercial Bank's Chief Executive Officer is Narayan Manandhar. Prime Commercial Bank Limited is a Nepalese commercial bank. The bank is an 'A-class commercial bank licensed by Nepal Rastra Bank, with branches throughout the country and a headquarters in Kathmandu that offers full commercial banking services. Manandhar earns nearly 2 crores per year from Prime Commercial Bank, making him one of Nepal's highest-paid bankers.

  • Bank : Prime Commercial
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,06,00,000

8. Surendra Bhandari

Surendra Bhandari
Image Source: Next Growth Conclave

Surendra Bhandari was the CEO of Siddhartha Bank. Mr Bhandari began his banking career in 1985 as a provisional officer at Nabil Bank. He also serves as the promoter and CEO of Kumari Bank. Mr Bhandari is a Grahwal University graduate with a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the Institute of Management in Dehradun. He is currently the CEO of Kumari Bank and earns approximately 2.3 crores per year.

  • Bank : Kumari Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,38,31,000

7. Anil Keshari Shah

Anil Keshari Shah
Image Source: I.ytimg.com

Nabil Bank's current CEO is Anil Keshari Shah. Shah began his career as an assistant with a salary of Rs. 3500 and has since risen to become one of Nepal's richest CEOs. Anil Keshari Shah attended primary and secondary school in Kathmandu. He then went to India and earned a bachelor's and master's degree in business administration with a major in marketing from FMS Delhi. His yearly salary is 2.4 crores.

  • Bank : Nabil Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,45,02,000

6. Shovan Dev Panta

Shovan Dev Panta
Image Source: Banks Nepal

With over 30 years of experience in the banking industry and starting his career at the Nabil Bank, Panta is one of the highest-paid CEO in Nepal. He has been CEO of Nabil Bank and Nepal Bangladesh Bank and currently is the CEO of Bank Of Kathmandu. His annual salary is 2.5 crores.

  • Bank : Bank of Kathmandu
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,56,27,000

5. Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar

Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar
Image Source: English.karobardaily.com

In Nepal, Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar is the MD and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank. With over 29 years of banking experience, including 12 years as a country CEO in markets in both south and southeast Asia. He is Nepal's richest and highest-paid CEO, with an annual salary of 2.7 crores.

  • Bank : Standard Chartered
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 2,76,22,000

4. Ashoke SJB Rana

Ashoke SJB Rana
Image Source: Nepalitimes.com

Mr Rana, a graduate of Gordonstoun School in Scotland and George Mason University in Virginia, USA, is the CEO of The Himalayan Bank, one of Nepal's oldest banks. He is also an avid car collector, with four vehicles parked right outside his door. He is one of Nepal's richest bankers, earning 2.7 crores per year.

  • Bank : Himalayan Bank
  • Annual Salary : RS. 2,79,77,000

3. Jyoti Prakash Pandey

Jyoti Prakash Pandey
Image Source: http://www.nibl.com.np

Mr Pandey joined Nepal Indosuez Bank in 1988 as Head of the International Banking Department after completing his MBA in India. He joined Himalayan Bank in 1992 and worked for nine years as the Head of Marketing, Branch Manager, and Head of the Credit Department. Mr Pandey joined Nepal Investment Bank as Assistant General Manager in 2002 and has served as CEO since 2012. His annual salary is 3 crores.

  • Bank : Nepal Investment Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,06,34,000

2. Ashok Sherchan

Ashok Sherchan
Image Source: Ekantipur.com

Sherchan, who was born and raised in Baglung, moved to Kathmandu for higher education after finishing his secondary education. Sherchan joined Nepal Bangladesh Bank after completing his Bachelor of Business Studies degree. Sherchan began his banking career as a junior assistant with Nepal Bangladesh Bank in 1995. With an annual salary of 3.4 crores, he is currently Prabhu Bank's second-highest-paid CEO.

  • Bank : Prabhu Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,42,30,000

1. Gajendra Kumar Negi

Gajendra Kumar Negi
Image Source: Laganibazar.com

Gajendra Kumar Negi attended Sainik School Ghorakhal in Nainital District and earned a B. Sc. from DAV College Dehradun, which is affiliated with HN Bahuguna Garhwal University. Mr Negi, who worked for PNB for more than two decades, is now the CEO of Everest Bank Limited. With a 3.7 crore annual salary in 2022, he is Nepal's highest-paid CEO.

  • Bank : Everest Bank
  • Annual Salary : Rs. 3,70,71,000

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