Citi appoints new global head of digital

Citi Group has appointed Naveed Anwar as Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) Global Head of Digital.

Anwar is moving to Citi from Capital One, where he built and oversaw the API, file and data platforms as well as managing the strategic partnerships and integrations organisation for Capital One.

Prior to his role with Capital One, Anwar spent more than 20 years at PayPal, eBay, AOL and Netscape leading several products, technology platforms and professional service organizations - in particular, managing relationships with developer and partner ecosystems with responsibility for new customer onboarding and integrations.

At Citi, Anwar will be responsible for the creation, successful execution and implementation of TTS’ global digital strategy across all channels and products – including improving overall client engagement and experience.

He will be charged with developing a network and distribution strategy as well as a cross-TTS API strategy, and work to integrate all TTS digital services into a single ICG point of access with single client identity.

All client connectivity channels across the full suite of TTS products and solutions and the entire digitization process will also fall under his supervision.

Digital channels, led by Mayank Mishra, the digital onboarding team, led by Ram Jupudi, along with the digital security & COO team, led by Rajesh Shenoy, will now report to Anwar along with regional product heads including Driss Temsamani, Arun Sinha, Magdalena Mielcarz and Sanjeev Jain.

Anwar will work closely with his partners in the TTS Exco including key partners in ICG Digital, BCMA, CCB, Markets/FX and global consumer.

Citi's Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), is a division of Citigroup's Institutional Clients Group, offering integrated cash management and trade services and finance to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations around the world.

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