Citigroup said on Monday it has appointed Pramit Jhaveri as Citi country officer for its businesses and franchise in India. Jhaveri succeeds Mark Robinson, who has decided to pursue an opportunity outside Citi.
Based in Mumbai, Jhaveri will report to Shirish Apte, CEO of Citi Asia Pacific, a statement issued by the company said here. Jhaveri will oversee all of Citi's businesses in India, including the institutional clients group, consumer banking and global cards and wealth management businesses, it said.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Jhaveri was head of Global Banking India and vice-chairman of Asia Investment Banking, where he led Citi India's investment banking franchise and the South Asia capital markets business, the statement added.
"Pramit (Jhaveri) is ideally placed to drive our efforts to continue to invest and grow in India, which remains a priority market for Citi globally," Citi's chief executive officer (Asia Pacific) Shirish Apte said.
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