Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has appointed Sandeep Chopra as head of corporate coverage in India.
Based in Mumbai, Sandeep will be responsible for leading SMBC’s India corporate banking client coverage teams to maximise growth of its portfolio.
Reporting to Rakesh Garg, chief business officer of SMBC India, Sandeep brings with him close to 30 years of corporate and institutional banking experience, including roles at DBS Bank India and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Hiroyuki Mesaki, country head of SMBC India said: “With deep knowledge in corporate and institutional banking, Sandeep joins us at a pivotal juncture as we continue our success in the Indian market. His proficiency in cultivating and managing relationships with India’s leading companies will be invaluable in fostering strong partnerships and accelerating SMBC’s growth vision for India. This move reinforces our commitment to the Indian market, which serves as a cornerstone of SMBC’s Asia Pacific franchise and overall growth strategy.”
Rakesh Garg, chief business officer, SMBC India, added: “I am delighted to welcome Sandeep. With his in-depth experience and innate understanding of the Indian banking industry, he will play a pivotal role in shaping our strategies, enriching the team’s capabilities and elevating the overall experience for our clients and team members alike.”
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