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Jaspal Bindra



October 15, 2011 | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

LEADERSHIP: Jaspal Bindra
CEO Asia, Standard Chartered PLC

Jaspal Singh Bindra, Group Executive Director and a member of the Board of Standard Chartered PLC, is based in Hong Kong as Chief Executive Officer, Asia.  He was appointed to the Board of Standard Chartered PLC on 1 January 2010.  Jaspal is the only Asian Executive Director on the Board.

Jaspal joined Standard Chartered in 1998 and has held senior positions in the Group such as Global Head of Client Relationship for Wholesale Bank and Chief Executive Officer for India.

Before joining Standard Chartered, Jaspal was with UBS Investment Banking.  He began his career with Bank of America in 1984 and worked with them across Treasury Markets and Consumer Banking in India and Singapore.

Jaspal also leads Standard Chartered’s award-winning work on Diversity and Inclusion. As Chair of the Group’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, he is responsible for the Group’s strategy and programmes designed to support employees, customers and communities.

He is a Board member of Vital Voices Global Partnership in the US and also sits on the Board of Governors of XLRI School of Business & Human Resources, India. 

Jaspal is a qualified Chartered Accountant and MBA.  He is married with one son.  He was born in 1960.