Anna Marrs, Regional CEO, ASEAN & South Asia, and CEO, Commercial & Private Banking of Standard Chartered Bank, recently arrived in Dhaka for her first official visit to the country.
During her two-day Dhaka visit, she will meet senior government officials, regulators, along with clients and customers of the bank. Central to the discussions will be how Standard Chartered can further contribute to Bangladesh’s economic growth and the development of its financial sector.
Abrar A. Anwar, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bangladesh, said, “Anna’s visit reiterates the Group’s strong commitment to Bangladesh.” He added, “As the oldest financial institution in the country, with a heritage of over 111 years and deep local knowledge, we are committed to supporting Bangladesh’s growth. We will continue to invest in technology and innovative financial solutions that will drive trade, investment and the creation of wealth in the market.”
Anna Marrs joined Standard Chartered as Group Head of Strategy and Corporate Development in January 2012. Anna has lived and worked primarily in New York, London and now Singapore, where she lives with her husband and two children. She holds an MBA from London Business School and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Chicago.