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Standard Chartered appoints Head of Origination and Client Coverage for the UAE

24 March 2013 , | United Arab Emirates - Standard Chartered announced today the appointment of Imran Sarwar as the new Head of Origination and Client Coverage (OCC) for the UAE. In his previous role, Imran was Head of OCC for Standard Chartered in Pakistan. Imran has been with the Bank since 1990 and has held various other roles internationally. In his new role, Imran will lead the Bank’s Origination and Client Coverage Group, which shapes the client-centric strategy of deepening client relationships across the Bank’s wholesale banking business in the UAE.

Imran Sarwar, Head of Origination and Client Coverage, Standard Chartered UAE.
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Imran will be based in Dubai and will report to Morad Mahlouji, Regional Head of OCC, MENAP; he will also report to Jonathan Morris, CEO UAE.

Commenting on the appointment, Morad Mahlouji said:

"The UAE is one of Standard Chartered’s strategic markets globally and we continue to support our clients through the challenging global economic environment. Imran brings to the role a wealth of experience and strong client relationships in the UAE and he will be instrumental in leading the development of our Wholesale Banking business and further deepening our client relationships in the country."

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For more information, please call:
Ramy Lawand
Senior Regional Manager, Business Communications,
Tel: 009714 508 2564
Mob:+971 56 675 9894
E-mail: Ramy.Lawand@sc.com

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