Samir Subberwal, currently Managing Director & Regional Head, Retail Banking, Greater China & North Asia at Standard Chartered Bank (HK) Ltd. He has been working with the bank over 20 years. In his role as Managing Director & Regional Head, Retail Banking, Greater China & North Asia, Samir is responsible to develop business strategy, deliver the financial performances, improve the business efficiency, drive digital agenda, and enhance organizational efficiency in the region. He also has the responsibility for ensuring opportunities to enhance shareholder value are identified through organizational and external growth with optimal allocation of resources.
Prior to his current role, he was the Managing Director & Head, Retail Banking, Hong Kong. Samir was responsible to lead in the overall development, implementation and delivery of a distinctive Retail Banking business strategy and financial plans to ensure the businesses are managed in alignment with Group and regional policies and risk parameters.
Prior to the Retail Banking Head role, he was the Head, Integrated Distribution, Hong Kong. He made a significant contribution to the success of the business. Integrated Distribution under Samir’s leadership drove balance sheet and wealth management revenue growth through building capability and scale across branch banking, new business & digital. He also made significant progress in the Digital Main Bank agenda covering active customers, online sales & multi-channel customer experience through two flagship branches bringing digital and physical channels together for an enhanced customer experience.
Samir originally joined the Group as an International Graduate and has since held a variety of increasingly senior roles across five different geographies over the past 20 years. He has in these markets done roles across sales, business development, product management & Wealth Management.
Samir was born in Mumbai, India and acquired MBA in U.S.A. He is married with two daughters.