News: Five Singaporeans appointed to senior positions across Citi APAC

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Five Singaporeans appointed to senior positions across Citi APAC

Citi appointed Gary Chan, Chan San-San, Kelvin Goh, Gilbert Ng and Toh Jianxun to senior posts across Asia Pacific region, reflecting the robust leadership pipeline in the region.
Five Singaporeans appointed to senior positions across Citi APAC

Citi, a global Bank announced the appointment of five Singaporeans, Gary Chan, Chan San-San, Kelvin Goh, Gilbert Ng and Toh Jianxun, to senior posts in the Asia-Pacific region under a  range of business groups. 

Gary Chan appointed as Taiwan Head of Integrated Corporate Bank. He is to  take over operations from Vivian Tan after his retirement. With Citi bank since 1997, Gary has held various leadership roles in Corporate Finance, Capital Markets Operations and Corporate Bank across London, Vietnam and Singapore.

Chan San-San appointed as Head of Private Banking High Net Worth for Asia Pacific region. With over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, retail banking, monitoring and governance of investments, portfolio management etc, Chan San-San will drive the development of the Citi’s High Net Worth segment.

Kelvin Goh appointed as Head of Financial Institutions Group for Investment Banking for Asia Pacific region. With over 17 years of experience in Investment banking and corporate finance, he will now be handling Financial Institutions Groups as well as Investment Banking. Kelvin was formerly Head of Insurance, Financial Institutions Group and Investment Banking for Asia Pacific region.

Gilbert Ng appointed as Head of Integrated Corporate Bank, Singapore. With over 17 years of experience, Gilbert will be handling both corporate clientele as well as clients belonging to public sector groups and financial institutions.

Toh Jianxum appointed as Co-Head of Corporate Bank for Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) for Asia-Pacific region. With over 15 years of experience, Toh Jianxum will retain his position as Head of TMT for China Corporate Bank as well as hold the role of Co-Head TMT of Asia Corporate Bank. Toh JianXun is said to have played a major role in boosting Citi Bank's stand in China as they managed to cater to a number of China's technology clients. 

Citi hired two more Singaporeans, Serene Gay and Faye Ong, as the Head of Credit Cards and Personal Loans, Citibank Singapore and as the Private Bank Head of Family Office Advisory for Asia respectively. 

Expressing confidence and joy in the appointments, Amol Gupte, ASEAN Head and Country Officer for CitiBank Singapore said, “We are pleased to announce these appointments which reflect the strong leadership pipeline at Citi in the region. I wish Gary, San-San, Kelvin, Gilbert and JX the very best in their new roles and I am confident that they will lead their respective teams to reach even greater heights.”"

Amol added, "Importantly, the moves signal our commitment to develop local talent, provide opportunities for personal and professional growth across our global network, and offer our people a long-term career in the bank."

Citi Bank with over 200 million users spread across 160 nations world-wide, seems set to aim at its ambitions with new leadership.

Image Credits: Mainly Miles

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