Singapore – Standard Chartered Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Chandrima Das as Global Head, Managed Investments, subject to regulatory approval. Chandrima will be based in Singapore when she joins the Bank on 5 April 2021, and will report to Marc Van de Walle, Global Head, Wealth Management.
In her new role, Chandrima is responsible for building and growing the Funds and Discretionary Portfolio Management businesses.
Chandrima brings with her over 20 years of experience in the banking and asset management industry in Asia and Europe. Besides holding leadership roles in financial institutions such as Bank of Singapore, ING, Prudential and most recently Grab, Chandrima is also co-founder of Bento, an investment advisor platform with robotic and human components.
Chandrima Das said: “In the past 5 years, the shift to digital across industries has been exhilarating and this shift is permanent. With the 2020’s looking set to be the decade of the consumer, innovation is imminent. I am grateful for the opportunity to chart a tech-led path for Managed Investments at Standard Chartered Bank to further strengthen its right to win in the affluent segment.”
On Chandrima’s appointment, Marc Van de Walle, Global Head, Wealth Management at Standard Chartered, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Chandrima to Standard Chartered Bank. Chandrima brings a unique combination of experience in asset management and wealth tech which is especially pertinent today as we seek to meet increasingly sophisticated demand for wealth management advice at scale. I look forward to working with her as she leads the team to grow our Managed Investment business and contribute to the Bank’s Affluent agenda.”
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