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Torry Berntsen was appointed Regional CEO, Europe and Americas and CEO Europe and UK in January 2021. He was previously CEO and Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking for the Americas, Standard Chartered and was responsible for developing and delivering the Bank’s strategy in the Americas and led on all aspects of regulatory, governance and financial performance.
Torry has over 35 years of banking and financial services experience Prior to Standard Chartered, he was the President and a Director of Independent Bank Group (IBG), where he was involved in all aspects of the Company’s operations, including spearheading its investor relations efforts as well as managing all of its financial institutions relationships and partnerships. He spent 25 years in various senior management roles at The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon). His last position in BNY Mellon was Senior Executive Vice President, Sector Head, Global Client Management. In his role as CEO Europe and Americas he is responsible for the Corporate & Institutional Banking, Private and Retail Banking businesses in the US, Latin America, UK, Jersey, Falklands, Germany, France, Nordics, Ireland and Turkey.