RETAIL BANKING | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Standard Chartered appoints Vishu Ramachandran as group head of retail banking

He was previously COO for consumer banking since 2012.

Standard Chartered has appointed industry veteran Vishu Ramachandran as group head of retail banking. Vishu has three decades of banking experience having served as Standard Chartered’s head of retail banking for South Asia, the Middle East, Pakistan and Africa. 

He was also the bank’s previous global chief risk officer for retail banking. Prior to this, he was chief operating officer for consumer banking (now retail banking), since June 2012 where oversaw risk finance, human resource, legal & compliance, business development strategy, service quality and reengineering, and technology and operations within consumer banking.

“With retail market pools forecast to double in Asia, Africa and the Middle East over the next decade, we are focused on offering a differentiated customer value proposition in all our markets, delivering cutting edge, convenient banking services to clients in more than 30 countries. We’re also investing significantly in our future – in digital, wealth management and infrastructure - which will ensure that we continue to be a banking partner of choice for clients across our network,” he said.  

Vishu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant, India.

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