Nandita Bakhshi is the Head of Consumer Bank for TD Bank. In this role, she leads product innovation and delivery through retail channels, including direct channels and online & mobile banking.
Nandita joined TD in 2009 as the Head of the Product Management Group, and led the teams responsible for development and retention of both consumer and commercial products and services.
Nandita has more than 25 years experience in the financial services industry. As Executive Vice President in the Consumer Deposits and Payments Division at Washington Mutual, she led efforts to grow the retail banks’ transaction businesses and provided oversight of payments, while also defining the strategy for interest-bearing deposit product offerings. Her visionary nature led to the invocation of contactless technology with the creation of a critical mass of contactless cards.
Always the innovator, Nandita led the creation and implementation of mobile and micro payment solutions as Managing Director of Mobile Solutions with First Data International in Germany. She also spent many years with Bank of America/FleetBoston, where she introduced talking ATMs to the market and led the efforts for the consumer products merger.
A native of Calcutta, India, she earned a Master of Arts degree in international relations from Jadavpur University. Nandita is a recognized leader, known for her commitment to the customer and the community. She regularly puts her philosophy of serving the world by striving to make a difference into practice in the local community as well as her homeland. Prior to joining TD, Nandita spent time in India working pro-bono on a microfinance program, with a company funded by the Gates Foundation.
In 2002, New England News named Nandita the first-ever 'Woman of the Year'.
Nandita lives in Moorestown, NJ with her husband.