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Press release: Citi announces appointment of Vikram Singh as Chief Executive Officer, Citi Malaysia

Published: Apr 2023

25th April 2023 – Citi announced today the appointment of Vikram Singh as Chief Executive Officer of Citi Malaysia effective 1 May 2023.


Vikram will be responsible for leading the country team of the Malaysia franchise, leveraging Citi’s global strengths and further enhancing Citi’s position as a leading bank and employer of choice. He will also have oversight of the Citi Solutions Centers in Malaysia. He will report directly to Amol Gupte, South Asia and ASEAN Head, Citi.

He joined Citi in 1999 and brings with him 24 years of corporate banking experience managing 18 markets in Asia Pacific. He has held various leadership roles in India and the Philippines, covering corporate and investment banking. His most recent role with Citi was as Head of Asia, Pacific Regional Account Management, Global Subsidiaries Group in Singapore.

During his role as Head of Corporate & Investment Banking in the Philippines from 2016 to 2021, Vikram accomplished double-digit revenue growth by devising and deploying robust business strategies. Vikram holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Delhi University, New Delhi and a Master’s degree in Management from International Management Institute, New Delhi.

“Malaysia is a key market for Citi and has a strong institutional franchise. Vikram’s long career and experience with the firm will be invaluable in leading the next stage of growth in a market that also supports many of our global businesses and functions.” Gupte said.

Citi has been in Malaysia since 1959 and has a workforce of close to 4,000 employees. Awarded “Best Bank” by Asiamoney for two consecutive years, Citi Malaysia has a full-fledged franchise that spans across corporate banking, commercial banking, treasury and trade, markets and securities services, as well as transaction services via the Citi Solutions Centers. The Citi Solutions Centers, located in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, support Citi operations in over 50 countries globally.

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