Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Sebastian Arcuri, Standard Chartered’s regional head for retail banking in ASEAN and South Asia, is in the capital Dhaka for a short visit.
He will meet senior officials of Standard Chartered Bangladesh in his first visit to the country, the foreign commercial bank said.
Mr. Sebastian oversees the bank’s retail business in 11 countries including Singapore, India, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
He joined Standard Chartered in 2014, before which he worked with HSBC Brazil as executive director and head of retail banking and wealth management, and president of HSBC Insurance in the country.
Over the course of his 20 year international banking career, Sebastian has spent more than a decade building various businesses in Asia. Prior to moving to Brazil, he was based in Singapore where he managed the Consumer Banking business, and was also responsible for regional offshore business in South East Asia. In addition, he spent time in Korea, where he launched the first internet bank in the country, and in the Philippines.
He has a wealth of experience in strategy and distribution across the consumer banking spectrum, and has held statuary directorship positions in several organizations.
In 2008, The Asian Banker Magazine recognized him as one of the Top 50 Most Promising Young Bankers in Asia Pacific and Middle East.