Standard Chartered Malaysia has appointed Sammeer Sharma as its new Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking who will be reporting directly to Malaysia CEO, Abrar Anwar.
Sammeer is a seasoned financial services professional with over 23 years of experience in driving strategic
business transformation and change management actions across diverse markets. In his 19 years with Standard Chartered, he has built award-winning businesses across domains in digital wealth, investments, insurance, lending, payments, distribution and digital banking. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing the strategy and driving the growth of the CPBB business of the Bank.
“He has an excellent track record in growing our wealth and affluent business in the face of overwhelming challenges. His appointment comes at a time of great opportunity where Standard Chartered is at the forefront of driving the digital shift and environmental, social and governance adoption in Malaysia. I am confident that Sammeer will be able to steer our CPBB business to deliver on our strategy with his deep expertise and experience in consumer banking and wealth management.” Abrar
Sammeer succeeds Lai Pei-Si who has left Standard Chartered after a career spanning 22 years with the Bank to pursue other opportunities