ABN AMRO has taken another important step in pursuing sustainable international growth with the appointment of Zafar Khan as Head of UK Coverage, Corporate & Institutional Banking effective 24th April. “Zafar will lead the expansion of the bank in the UK serving mid/large corporates with an international profile, working closely together with other UK business lines and product specialists in the Netherlands.” says Robbert Booij, Country Executive UK.
Zafar Khan, a specialist in this field, has over 25 years of experience in banking with a 24 year career at Citigroup both in London and New York. Khan brings a breadth of experience in Corporate Banking Coverage both with regard to his in-depth sector knowledge as well as an excellent understanding of debt and transaction banking products following his experience in fixed income, markets, asset based lending and risk management. In addition, he has a proven track record of successfully growing sector teams within corporate banking.
As announced in August 2016, ABN AMRO’s ambition is to grow its international business. This includes the growth of corporate banking activities in Germany, France, Belgium and the UK within its sectors of expertise, including Clearing, Asset-Based Lending, Global Markets, International Desks, and Financial Institutions. In October 2016, ABN AMRO appointed Stefan Meine as Head of Corporate Banking in Germany to lead the bank’s expansion in Germany.
Hugo Peek, Regional Head of EMEA, Corporate & Institutional Banking, said: ‘Backed by a good balance sheet and a strong platform of product and sector skills, we are in an excellent position to grow our business in Northwestern Europe. I am confident that, with Zafar Khan on board, we will achieve this ambition’.
About ABN AMRO
ABN AMRO is a Dutch bank for retail, corporate and private banking clients. We are a relationship-driven, knowledgeable and digitally savvy bank, active in Northwest Europe and with expertise in selected sectors globally. Our purpose is: Creating space for dreams and ambitions. Driven by passion, guided by expertise. Headquartered in Amsterdam, ABN AMRO is located in 20 countries and employs around 22,000 people worldwide. Please visit us at www.abnamro.com.