Standard Chartered announces two senior level appointments for India and South Asia

- Sarabjit Anand takes over as Chief Technology and Operations Officer - SV Shivshanker as Head of Human Resources


Standard Chartered Bank announced two senior level appointments with Sarabjit Anand as the Chief Technology and Operations Officer (CTOO), and SV Shivshanker as the Head, Human Resources, for India and South Asia effective January 2023.

Sarabjit joined Standard Chartered Bank 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 ASEAN cluster. He has held various roles in technology and played a key part in the launch of the digital bank “Trust” in Singapore.

Shiv, who has been with the Bank 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, Shiv was the Global Head of HR Operations & 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.

Commenting on these appointments, Zarin Daruwala, Cluster CEO, India and South Asia markets (Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka), Standard Chartered Bank, said, “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.”