Anand joined the company in 1991 in India, later moving to Hong Kong. He was most recently the chief information officer (CIO) for Singapore and ASEAN markets. He has been working in Singapore since 2015 and was instrumental in strategising and advocating the overall digital journey of the bank in Singapore and the ASEAN cluster. He has held various roles in technology and played a key part in the launch of the digital bank ‘Trust’ in Singapore.
Shivshanker, who has been with the company since 1994, brings over 28 years of HR experience in various leadership roles at a country, region and global level covering business partnering, talent and learning. He has built a strong business acumen over the years and worked in cross-cultural environments within India, Middle East, and Singapore. In his most recent role, he was the global head of HR operations and global people services at Standard Chartered Global Business Services where he led and delivered effective transformation practices through organisation design, service delivery modernisation and by driving impactful metric-driven process simplifications.
“Sarabjit Anand and SV Shivshanker are two strong additions to the bank’s leadership team, and their presence will provide an impetus to our growth strategy. Both bring with them a rich experience across cultures and geographies within the Standard Chartered network that will be invaluable as we continue to consolidate our position in the market,” said Zarin Daruwala, cluster CEO, India and South Asia markets (Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka), Standard Chartered Bank.
Standard Chartered Bank has been operating in India with a continuous presence of over 160 years making it one of the oldest foreign banks in the country. The bank has a network of 100 branches across 42 cities.