Citi: New Country Officer and ASEAN Head

Amol Gupte, incoming Citi Country Officer for Singapore

Amol Gupte, incoming Citi Country Officer for Singapore

U.S. banking group Citi has appointed of new Country Officer for Singapore and Head of ASEAN. He is an almost 30 year Citi veteran.  

Amol Gupte will will relocate from Hong Kong to Singapore to take up the new role. He will continue to report to Asia Pacific CEO, Francisco Aristeguieta, Citi said in a press release.

As Citi Country Officer (CCO) Gupte will be the main regulatory representative for Citi in Singapore and responsible for all businesses. This includes developing and implementing the business strategy in Singapore and fostering successful client relationships at all levels of the organisation, managing risk and controls, and protecting and enhancing Citi’s reputation in Singapore.

Interim Head

Gupte succeeds Michael Zink who is retiring after 28 years at Citi. Pending Gupte’s regulatory approval as Singapore CCO, Patrick Dewilde, Singapore based Head of Asia Pacific Markets and Securities Services, will serve as interim Singapore CCO.

Gupte was previously Regional Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) in Asia Pacific, and served in a number of senior TTS roles in North America, EMEA and Asia. He started his career with Citi in the Consumer Bank in India with roles in Sales, Product Management and Treasury.

ASEAN a Priority

«Amol Gupte’s international experience in building and managing key businesses will be vital to our ongoing commitment to our clients in Singapore and throughout ASEAN. Singapore and the wider ASEAN market is a strategic priority for Citi, where we have built one of our largest and most diversified businesses, which is well positioned for future growth,» said Aristeguieta.


Top stories from across the globe

  • The Future of Banking: Truth is Rarely Pure and Never Simple
  • Top Money Manager: «We Avoid Tesla Because of Elon Musk»
  • 1MDB and the Affected Banks: 100 Headlines
  • The Man Who Turned Down Marilyn Monroe
  • The Seven Conditions for Good Succession
  • The (Slow) Death of U.K. Investment Banks

PHOTO GALLERIES Networking Event Networking Event

Show pictures

stars China Symposium 2016

stars China Symposium 2016

Show pictures

Compare my salary

Compare my salary

Feeling Underpaid? Benchmark your salary by job title, company and location. Find out where you stand in minutes.

compare my salary


Newsletter-SymbolFree Subscription

Subscribe to our free newsletter and receive daily email alerts from the finews editorial team with a list of the top featured articles.

Share with us

Do you have any market intelligence to share with – email us on – All communication is completely confidential and strictly anonymous.