Seasoned Banker to lead the business in one of Bank’s most strategic markets globally
Dubai, 4 February, 2014 - Standard Chartered today announced Mohsin Nathani as the new Chief Executive Officer for its business in the UAE. Mohsin succeeds Jonathan Morris, who has resigned from the bank to pursue other career opportunities. Mohsin’s appointment is effective as of 1 February, 2014.
Mohsin Nathani joins from Standard Chartered Pakistan where he was the Chief Executive for the past three years. He brings a wealth of Banking experience within the region and internationally.
Commenting on the appointment, Christos Papadopoulos, CEO for Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan, said:
“Standard Chartered has been operating in the UAE, one of our most strategic markets globally, since 1958. We are well positioned to provide our customers and clients with superior financial services, products and solutions. Mohsin’s leadership and international experience will further strengthen and deepen our client and customer relationships in the UAE and he will play a key role in achieving our aspirations in the country. I’d like to thank Jonathan for his support in building our business in the UAE and in Bahrain and wish him the best for the future.”
Mohsin Nathani, Chief Executive Officer for Standard Chartered Bank UAE said:
“Having worked for Standard Chartered in recent years, including managing Pakistan, which is one of our largest franchises, I am privileged to now lead the UAE business. I have previously worked in the UAE and I am pleased to return to a place that both my family and I are very fond of. I am looking forward to continuing the growth of our business and to strengthening our relationships with customers, clients, staff, regulators and the community at large.”
Mohsin is a seasoned corporate banker with over 20 years of international banking experience having worked in East and South East Asia, Middle East and the Levant regions. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2010, he was the Country Head and Managing Director of Barclays Bank in Pakistan. Mohsin’s experience spreads across corporate banking, fixed income markets and Islamic Banking. Mohsin holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi, Pakistan. He is married and has three children.