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Standard Chartered appoints UAE Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking

Standard Chartered appoints UAE Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking

Key focus on growing the Bank’s digital offering, wealth management and affluent proposition

19August 2022, Dubai– Standard Chartered Bank (the Bank) announced today the appointment of Ayesha Abbas as Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking, UAE (CPBB UAE).In this role, Ayesha will report to Rola Abu Manneh, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered, UAE and BongiweGangeni, Regional Head, CPBB, Africa Middle East & Europe. She will also be responsible for executing the Bank’s strategy and building the business in the retail banking business across the UAE while focusing on growing the Bank’s digital offering, wealth management and affluent proposition in addition to strengthening client relationships.

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Standard Chartered launches the region’s first Transition Trade Finance facility

Standard Chartered launches the region’s first Transition Trade Finance facility

  • First transition trade finance facility in the region for HolcimGroup
  • Waste Heat Recovery solution provided byone of the largest global players in electricity, natural gas, and energy services
  • A solid step towards supporting the industrial sector in the UAE

August 17, 2022 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates:Standard Chartered Bank announced today the successful closure of the region’s first transition trade finance facility for Lafarge Emirates Cement LLC, one of the largest cement producers in the UAE and a wholly owned subsidiary of Holcim Group.

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Standard Chartered appoints Chief Investment Officer forAfrica, Middle East & Europe region

Standard Chartered appoints Chief Investment Officer forAfrica, Middle East & Europe region

16August 2022, Dubai– Standard Chartered Bank (the Bank) today announced the appointment of Manpreet Gill as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Africa, Middle East & Europe (AMEE). Based out ofDubai, Manpreet will continue reporting to Steve Brice, Group Chief Investment Officer.

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Standard Chartered Bank reports record H1 Operating Profit in the Africa and Middle East region

Standard Chartered Bank reports record H1 Operating Profit in the Africa and Middle East region

  • 28% increase in operating profit compared to last year
  • Highest half-yearly Operating Profit since 2015
  • United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and Ghana record strong growth in income and operating profit
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Standard Chartered launches Application Programming Interface / API in Saudi Arabia

27 June 2022, Riyadh – Standard Chartered Bank Saudi Arabia successfully launched application programming interface / API to meet the evolving needs of customers. Clients and partners will be able to share and integrate data securely in real time, helping create new financial services, and boosting the Bank’s ability to increase value for its customers.

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