Standard Chartered has appointed Paul Skelton as Global Head of Banking. Skelton will assume the newly-created role in December 2016, reporting to Simon Cooper, CEO, Corporate and Institutional Banking. He will be based in Singapore.
Skelton is a 30-year banking veteran with extensive experience dealing with corporate and institutional clients in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He joins Standard Chartered from HSBC where he was most recently Regional Head of Commercial Banking for their Asia Pacific business. In a 28-year career with HSBC, he has held a number of senior wholesale banking appointments including Regional Head of Commercial Banking Middle East and North Africa, Regional Head of Global Banking Middle East and North Africa and Deputy Head of Global Banking Asia Pacific.