Standard Chartered appoints global head of cash, transaction banking

Standard Chartered hires industry veteran of 24 years experience, previously at Citi.

Standard Chartered has appointed Alan Lin as global head of cash for its transaction banking business.

Based in Singapore, Lin will be responsible for growing the cash management franchise for the bank’s transaction banking business. He will report to Alex Manson, global head of transaction banking and will be a member of the transaction banking management team. His appointment is effective September 18 2017.

Lin is a banking veteran with 24 years of banking experience predominantly in transaction banking with Citibank. He is a seasoned leader with deep cash expertise and a strong client focus. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he was Citi’s Greater China treasury and trade solutions head.

He has held various senior leadership positions prior to that, including running Citi’s global solutions business for payments and receivables as well as managing transaction services and implementation teams.

Alex Manson, global head, transaction banking, Standard Chartered, says, “Alan is very well regarded in the industry and his wealth of experience will be invaluable in taking this business to the next level.”

This appointment further strengthens the transaction banking management team after the recent appointment of David Koh as regional head, transaction banking, Greater China and North Asia, based in Hong Kong. Koh joined from Westpac Banking Corporation where he was head of corporate & institutional banking, Asia.