Dec 03, 2012
Singapore, November 27th 2012 – Standard Chartered has appointed Cristian Jonsson as the new Global Head of Loan Syndications, effective 1 January 2013. Cristian Jonsson will be based in Singapore and report to Carsten Stoehr, Global Head of Capital Markets. Cristian will lead a global team responsible for developing a strong global loan syndications business that is integral to the Bank’s capital markets business.
Cristian has a strong track record in the industry spanning almost two decades. Cristian joined the Bank as Global Head of Bond Syndicate in August 2009 and currently also holds responsibilities as Regional Head of Capital Markets for Southeast Asia. In this capacity, he has leadership responsibilities for the Southeast Asian capital markets business across loans, bonds, structured finance and also oversees the underwriting and distribution of the Bank’s global bond activity.
Cristian succeeds Philip Cracknell who will retire from the Bank at the end of March 2013. Commenting on Philip’s departure, Carsten Stoehr said, “Philip has been instrumental in building a powerful loan franchise over his two decades of service at the Bank. While we are sad to see Philip leave, we also wish him all the best in his retirement.”
“Working for Standard Chartered has been a very exciting journey as I have been able to participate in the Bank’s transformation into a leading player in the global capital markets,” said Philip Cracknell.
Aaron Russell-Davison will be appointed the new Head of Global Bond Syndicate. Aaron is currently Head of Asian Debt Syndicate and joined the Bank in 2009. In his new role effective 1 January 2013, Aaron will join the Bank’s Capital Markets Management Committee. He will continue to be based out of Singapore.
“Both Cristian and Aaron have a wealth of experience in the global capital markets industry. Their outstanding track record in risk management and strong leadership skills will play an important role in ensuring we continue to strengthen our global capital markets franchise across both the loans and bonds businesses,” said Carsten.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker