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Company: Standard Chartered Bank
Designation: Regional CEO, Africa and Middle East
Nationality: Singaporean Indian
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Kaushal has 30 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with Standard Chartered for 20 years. Under his leadership, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has become the fastest growing region for the bank globally. In 2020 Kaushal introduced digital onboarding for new customers and products with a 10-minute automated service. To help support people in MEA through the COVID-19 pandemic, Standard Chartered implemented a three-month holiday on personal loan repayments such as mortgages, cars, and credit cards. Kaushal has also adapted a wealth management model with a digital focus for customers.