Tuesday, 3 October 2023

Citi appoints Gunjan Kalra as Asia Pacific head of Citi Commercial Bank

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Citi has appointed Gunjan Kalra as head of Asia Pacific at Citi Commercial Bank, effective 1 September 2023.

In her new role, Gunjan will report to Tasnim Ghiawadwala, global head of Citi Commercial Bank, and Peter Babej, CEO of Citi Asia Pacific.

Gunjan joins Citi Commercial Bank from markets business, where she was most recently Asia Pacific head of corporate sales and solutions. In this role, Gunjan was responsible for the delivery of markets products to Citi’s corporate and commercial banking clients in the region.

Tasnim Ghiawadwala, global head of Citi Commercial Bank, said: “I am pleased to welcome Gunjan as our new Asia Pacific head for the commercial bank. Gunjan’s appointment is a demonstration of connectivity across the institutional clients group. Her markets background and deep knowledge of Citi will be crucial in ensuring we continue to drive our CCB strategy and provide our Asia Pacific clients with the products and services that will enable their growth, address their cross-border needs and support them on their path to going global.”

Babej said: “Commercial banking is a centrepiece of Citi’s strategy across Asia Pacific, matching the strong cross-border aspirations of our local clients and the power of our global network. With Gunjan’s proven leadership and broad experience, we look forward to driving our franchise to its full potential.”

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