4 February 2021, Singapore – Standard Chartered announced today Singapore-based senior appointments to its Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB) segment as the Bank focuses on growing this strategic business.
Chow Wan Thonh is appointed Global Head, Global Industries Group. This team combines Corporate Real Estate, the specialist Industry teams and Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to this, she was Regional Head of Client Coverage, CCIB, ASEAN and South Asia (ASA). Wan Thonh joined the Bank as Head of Global Banking, Singapore in February 2019 before taking on the role of Head of Global Banking, Singapore, Indonesia and ASEAN-South Asia Cluster Markets. She has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry, having held a number of senior leadership roles in international banks supporting corporate and institutional clients. She is also a member of the CCIB Client Coverage Management Team and a Board Member of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam.
Heidi Toribio replaces Wan Thonh and is appointed to Regional Co-Head, Client Coverage, Asia, based in Singapore. Heidi joined the Bank in 2013 as the Regional Head of Financial Institutions, North America and was subsequently Global Head of Banks & Broker Dealers before taking on the role of Global Head, Financial Institutions. She is a member of the CCIB Client Coverage Management Team. With more than 25 years of banking experience, Heidi previously worked at international banks in management positions including Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Co-Global Treasurer, and Global Head of Creditor Relations and Network Management.
Heidi is an advocate and regular sponsor of internal and external events focused on women’s economic and career advancement, having been chair of the CCIB Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Paul Skelton, Global Head of Client Coverage in CCIB at Standard Chartered, said: “Wan Thonh and Heidi have played a key role in accelerating the growth of our CCIB business in Singapore and globally. Their leadership will strengthen the Bank’s delivery of a consistent, efficient and high-quality banking experience to our clients. This is particularly critical at a time when corporates’ financing needs are rapidly evolving, as businesses navigate uncertainties while seeking new growth opportunities.”
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker