Standard Chartered Consumer Banking has appointed Sanjeeb Chaudhuri as regional head, South Asia and group chief marketing officer for consumer banking.
Chaudhari will be based out of Mumbai and will be responsible for Standard Chartered's consumer banking operations in India and heads of consumer banking in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka will report to him. Staff from the bank's Singapore office will also report to him.
Prior to this, Chaudhari was with Citibank, where he held the position of chief executive officer, retail and commercial banking for central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africe. He also held the role of head, retail banking and chief marketing officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Commenting on his Chaudhari's appointment. Steve Bertamini, consumer banking chief executive officer and group executive director, said, "Sanjeeb is an internationally experienced banker and a well respected leader with a reputation for driving change and innovation and delivering strong top line and bottom line results. His track record of achieving and hands-on approach is exactly what we need to take our Consumer Banking transformation to the next level in South Asia and drive our brand recognition to greater heights globally.”
Neeraj Swaroop, regional chief executive, India and South Asia, Standard Chartered, added, “We are delighted that Sanjeeb has joined us. His considerable experience will help us strengthen and grow the consumer banking business and increase brand recognition in a strategic growth market like India for the group globally.”
Chaudhari takes over the South Asia mandate from Vishu Ramachandran, who maintains his responsibilities as regional head Middle East, Pakistan and Africa and he takes over the chief marketing officer role from James Galloway, who has been appointed global head preferred and personal banking.