Faruqui reveals the secrets of Citi’s success

It has been a tough year for banks in Asia — and in the rest of the world — but Citi has managed to bolster its business in the region and move rapidly up the M&A league tables. Farhan Faruqui, the bank’s head of global banking Asia Pacific, tells EuroWeekAsia how it achieved this feat and what it has planned for the future, Faruqui is a veteran at Citi, having worked there for two decades, and has run the Asia Pacific global banking team for more than six years. He has gone through two market crises in that time, and has worked to change the way the firm does business in Asia, adopting a commonly talked about, but hard to achieve, client-focused model.

  • 15 Dec 2011
Citi has been forced to rebuild its reputation over the last three years, after sustaining big losses during the financial crisis and getting a bail-out from the US Treasury. But executives at the US bank can now look back at the financial crisis with a sense of perspective. ...

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