Sanjay Nayar, CEO, Citigroup India - Chairman, AmCham India
Sanjay Nayar is the CEO, Citigroup India and the Area Head for its operations in Srilanka, Bangladesh and Nepal since October 2002.
The key businesses of Citigroup in India comprise of Consumer banking, Corporate & Investment banking and a financial services BPO – eServe. Citibank is the oldest and the largest Citigroup entity in India and along with its other Indian affiliates, employs over 15,000 people and has capital deployed of approximately $1.2 Billion. Citibank commenced its operations in India in 1902 and today, has a presence in 39 branches across 27 cities.
From 1996 to 2002, Sanjay Nayar was heading Salomon Smith Barney’s Emerging Markets Capital Markets businesses in New York. From 1994 to 1996, he was with Citibank London as the Global Head for Emerging Markets Equities. Between 1985 and 1994, Mr. Nayar held various positions across the Corporate bank and the Transaction bank in Citibank India, including the Corporate Finance and Capital Market business head.
Sanjay Nayar joined Citibank in 1985 and is an MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University, having previously worked in the U.K. as a Design Engineer.
Recently, he has been selected for the second year in a row as member of the Economic Times Jury for selecting Top Business Awards for Corporate India, Member of the Indo American Society, Indo American Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Mumbai and the Co-Chairman of the Habitat for Humanity India BUILDS campaign, Member of the SMILE Taskforce (Committee convened by the Securities & Exchange Board of India) and a Member of the National Payments Council (convened by the Reserve Bank of India).
AmCham Bangladesh’s members include US companies doing business in Bangladesh; Bangladesh companies whose primary business is representing US produced goods and services; and non-profit organizations of United States origin.