(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Spiegel has been nominated global Chief Trade Officer by Standard Chartered effective 2 January, 2020. He will be based Singapore and will report to Lisa Robins, Global Head of Transaction Banking.
Michael brings more than thirty years of experience in Europe, the United States and Asia to the Standard Chartered. He is coming from Deutsche Bank having helped shape their global trade finance and cash management offering holding multiple roles, and among others, also Global Head for Trade Finance and Corporate Cash Management. Furthermore, at DB, Michael also had senior roles in client coverage as well as had regional management responsibilities at their Executive Management Committee level.
Lisa Robins, Standard Chartered Global Head of Transaction Banking, commented on Michael’s appointment:
“We’re delighted to have Michael join us as we embark on the next phase of the evolution in our Transaction Banking business. His expertise will be key in strengthening our position as a leading transaction bank working with our clients across close to 150 markets.”
Michael on joining Standard Chartered:
“What attracted me about Standard Chartered is the strength of its network and presence across some of the world’s most dynamic trade corridors. Now more than ever, clients look to us to facilitate their cross-border commercial needs. I look forward to supporting our clients using Standard Chartered’s unique footprint and expertise.”
Standard Chartered in brief
Standard Chartered, one of the world’s leading commercial banks, focuses on investment and innovation in how global trade financing works to improve customer experience. Part of those investments and innovations include recent participation in the China’s leading blockchain-enabled supply chain financing platform Linklogis, the introduction of SC GPI Track, which is a publicly accessible portal clients can use to trace all cross-border payments cleared through the Bank’s major clearing centre. Last year Standard Chartered has formed a strategic partnership with SAP Ariba to make its financial supply chain solutions easily accessible to businesses through Ariba Network.
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SOURCE: Standard Chartered