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We’re here for good

We’re proud to connect the world’s most dynamic markets to drive growth and prosperity

Who we are and what we do

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 53 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 64. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges.

Standard Chartered Americas

Established in New York in 1902, Standard Chartered Americas has a strong and diverse talent pool of employees with 120 nationalities represented. It is this kind of diversity that helps us to understand local markets, challenge preconceptions or limitations and deliver true value to our clients.

Headquartered in New York, we are currently present in nine locations across North and South America. Our Americas presence is a center of expertise for product groups that allows us to provide a range of services, platforms and capabilities to better meet clients’ needs, no matter where they are based in North and South America.

The role of Standard Chartered Americas with Steve Cranwell

Standard Chartered in Europe and the Americas

We take pride in our ability to bridge the physical distance between our clients in the Region, who are looking to expand into our Emerging Markets network, and vice versa.

The Europe and the Americas business is a center of expertise for the Bank’s major product offerings, allowing us to provide a wide range of services, platforms and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients.

As one of the Bank’s fastest-growing client regional franchises, our business in Europe and the Americas is pivotal to delivering the strategic aspirations of the Bank.

We opened our UK office in 1853 and these London headquarters are the main centre in Europe for Corporate and Institutional Banking client coverage. It is also a Booking Centre for our Private Banking, Priority Banking (led from Jersey) and Retail Banking services in the Falklands. Our EU hub, Standard Chartered Bank AG, which is located in Frankfurt, strengthens our presence across Europe and enables us to better serve our strategic and evolving European client base.

Standard Chartered is also present in multiple locations across North and South America, with our Americas headquarters located in New York. Our Americas franchise, through our Corporate and Institutional Banking business, is committed to providing financial products and services to multi-national corporations, financial institutions and development organizations

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Inclusive communities

We promote economic inclusion in our markets, delivering community programs aimed at tackling inequality. We work with communities to promote social and economic development.

Our CEO in Europe and the Americas

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Steven Cranwell 

Chief Executive Officer,
US and Europe & Americas

Steven (‘Steve’) Cranwell is the Chief Executive Officer, US and Europe & Americas at Standard Chartered. Prior to this role, Steve was Chief Executive Officer and Regional Head, Client Coverage of the Americas at Standard Chartered. Based in New York, he is responsible for leading the Bank’s strategy, client relationships, employee engagement, governance, risk management and regulatory commitments for the Bank’s businesses across Europe and the Americas.

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