Citi today announced the appointment of Badrinivas (Badri) as Head of Markets & Securities Services for South Asia, subject to regulatory approvals. Badri will be responsible for planning and delivering the strategic priorities of Citi’s Markets & Securities Services (M&SS) business in India. In addition, he will have oversight responsibilities on Citi’s Markets businesses in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
In his new role, Badri will report to Citi India CEO Pramit Jhaveri and Head of Markets & Securities Services, Asia Pacific, Stuart Staley. Badri and his team will be responsible for further capturing and capitalizing on opportunities across all M&SS product lines, improving client offerings, and continuing to strengthen the business’s control and regulatory infrastructure.
He is currently the Head of Trading and Local Markets Treasury in India and Country Treasurer. Under his leadership, Local Markets Treasury has been amongst the most successful businesses for FXLM in the Asia Pacific region.
Badri brings with him a wealth of knowledge and insight into the India market and a deep understanding of balance sheet and capital requirements. During his 20-year career with the bank, he has moved across various businesses including consumer banking, mortgages, and operations. Badri holds a Bachelors degree of Commerce from Madras University and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.