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ICICI Bank ropes in Shah Rukh Khan

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Mumbai , Jan. 9

ICICI Bank has once again decided to resort to the celebrity endorsement route to promote its brand. Almost two-and-a-half years since superstar Amitabh Bachchan endorsed the brand, the company has signed up Shah Rukh Khan as its global ambassador.

In a press release issued by the bank, Mr K.V. Kamath, Managing Director and CEO, ICICI Bank, said, "We are proud to have Shah Rukh Khan as our global brand ambassador. Having established our leadership in the retail business over the last five years, the bank is now poised to scale new heights in the global arena."

Ms Lalita D. Gupte, Joint Managing Director, ICICI Bank, said, "ICICI Bank is happy to be associated with Shah Rukh Khan whose increasing global popularity brings synergy to our growing global presence".

ICICI Bank has a presence in 12 countries including the UK, Canada, the US and West Asia.

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