KAMPALA– Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has received a new Chief Executive Officer, the bank announced on Wednesday.
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sanjay Rughani as the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Uganda,” read part of the announcement in one of Uganda’s dailies.
Sanjay replaces Albert Saltson who joined Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in 2017, having served in the same position at Standard Chartered Bank Gambia.
Prior to this appointment, Sanjay was the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank in Tanzania where he was fundamental in driving significant business transformation and won accolades for strong leadership, the bank says.
The bank adds the new CEO is credited with enhancing business and sustainability, driving digital integration and innovation and being a force for good national and global prosperity.
More about Sanjay
Sanjay has enjoyed a stellar career having joined Standard Chartered Tanzania in 1999 as Manager, Business Finance and Support, where he served until 2001 when he took up the role of Regional Finance Manager Africa on international assignment in the UK. Over the years, Sanjay has held other senior roles in multiple markets across the bank, key among them are Finance Director for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania and Executive Director, Finance in Ghana including Area CFO for Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire. Until his appointment as CEO for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania, Sanjay was the Head FSSC [interim] for India, as well as Head, Finance Operations & Change Management for Africa.
Sanjay is currently Chairman of Professional Accountants in Business Committee of International Federation of Accountants [IFA] and Deputy Chair of YPO’s Sustainable Business Network. His past key governance representations included being Chairman of CEO Roundtable Tanzania, Deputy Chairman of Tanzania Bankers Association [TBA], Executive member Tanzania National Business Council [TNBC], Director Association of Tanzanian Employers, President of Lincoln Community School [International School in Ghana], Chairman of Ghana Business Coalition against HIV/AIDS [GBCA], Director Tanzania Private Sector Foundation and Founder member of FSSC Forum Kenya.
Sanjay’s professional credentials and qualifications include being a Chartered Accountant through NBAA Tanzania, a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants [ACCA], MBA in Finance, a Fellow of Institute of Information Management Africa [Nigeria], Management post-graduation in HRDB and a Bachelor of Commerce. He also represents the bank in various leadership forums.
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