2 July 2021, Singapore – Standard Chartered (the Group) today announced the appointment of Anshu Sharma Raja as Chief Information Officer, Consumer, Private & Business Banking (CPBB). She will be based in Singapore, reporting to Group Chief Information Officer Michael Gorriz from 1 August 2021, subject to regulatory approval.
Paul Macpherson, who has served as Chief Information Officer, CPBB since 2018, will be leaving to pursue opportunities outside the Bank.
Anshu joined the bank in September 2018 and in her current role as Global Head, Retail Banking Products Technology, has successfully led and delivered the modernisation of our digital platform for individual and business banking clients. In her additional role leading Technology & Innovation in our Global Business Services locations, she has been instrumental in setting up a high performing engineering centre in Bangalore, and strengthening technology and innovation capabilities and engineering talent across our tech development centres in India, China and Malaysia. Anshu is a passionate diversity champion and continues to be an ambassador and mentor for our talent development efforts.
Michael Gorriz said: “Our ambitious growth plans for our affluent, mass and wealth management business rely on a modern, cloud-based architecture that delivers superior client products and experiences digitally. With her considerable proven strengths as a trusted partner to business, her strong client focus, leadership and technical expertise, Anshu is well placed to drive and deliver the digital agenda which is the foundation of our strategy.
“My thanks to Paul for his valued contributions in building a solid foundation for the business and tech teams to partner and drive strategy. We wish him every success in his next chapter.”
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker