Standard Chartered appoints James Lye as Global Head of International Banking
Standard Chartered Bank today announced the appointment of James Lye as Global Head, International Banking.
In this newly created role, Me Lye will lead the Group International Banking team and drive focused execution to turbocharge the Bank’s International Banking business.
James Lye brings with him over 20 years of banking experience. He was most recently Head of Markets for Citibank International Personal Bank Singapore – a business unit specialising in offshore investment and wealth management products and services to high-net-worth individuals residing outside of Singapore – with responsibility for around 300 bankers. His tenure with Citi has seen him grow his career through various individual client relationship and product roles to regional team leadership roles.
Joining the Bank on 1 November 2022, James Lye will be based in Singapore, reporting to Raymond Ang, Global Head, Affluent Clients, and Samir Subberwal, Head, Consumer, Private & Business Banking, Asia, and Global Head, Digital Business.
Commenting on the appointment, Raymond Ang said:
“Our International Banking proposition answers clients’ cross-border wealth management needs. It complements the suite of affluent banking services that serves clients across Asia, Africa and the Middle East and differentiates Standard Chartered as a truly international bank. I am looking forward to having James on board to lead and take the business to greater heights.”
Samir Subberwal added:
“Increased cross-border wealth management needs arising from increasing international mobility is a trend that is here to stay. We have doubled our International Banking team in the last three years and will continue to support our clients by hiring the best talents and enhancing our International Banking proposition through investments in digitalisation.”