Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Martijn De Jongas Global Head, Digital Channels & Data. Effective 2 January, he is based in Singapore and reports to Lisa Robins, Global Head, Transaction Banking.
In this role, Martijn will be responsible for driving Transaction Banking’s overall digitisation and innovation agenda. He was most recently the Chief Digital Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for the global insurer Aegon, based in Mumbai, and has also held senior roles across various markets with several telcos including Vodafone, where he drove their digital transformation programmes.
Being a leading trade bank that supports economic flows across our footprint, Transaction Banking is in our DNA. Our digital agenda remains one of our top priorities as we continue to be our clients’ key partner and deliver our network and capabilities to them, as well as explore opportunities to co-create innovative solutions that enable transactions and information exchanges in a more efficient and meaningful way. Recent examples include our collaboration with Siemens Financial Services and TradeIX to pilot an end-to-end blockchain-based smart guarantees proposition in trade finance, and our partnership with Ant Financial to be their core partner bank for a new blockchain cross-border remittance solution.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker