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BACB appoints Vikram Yadav as Head of Treasury

Posted on 11/01/2024

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LONDON. Vikram Yadav has been appointed the new Head of Treasury for British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB) – the UK-regulated trade finance bank.

A seasoned finance professional with over 25 years’ experience in banking and financial services, covering businesses and markets across Europe, Asia and Africa, Vikram will be responsible for leading the Bank’s Treasury function, a crucial part of the Bank’s business and operation, he will report into Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Louise Fitzgerald. As Head of Treasury Vikram will be working closely with BACB’s Chief Banking Officer Damian Austin and his team to further align the Bank’s Treasury business with its Global Transaction Banking (GTB) Platform as BACB seeks to become more relevant and better service clients and core markets.

Vikram brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having most recently served as Corporate Treasurer at SMBC Nikko Capital Markers, where he was responsible for the firms funding and liquidity management. He has previously held roles as Chief Risk Advisor at FXGuard Limited, Treasurer for RBS N.V., and EMEA Treasurer for RBS Group. Vikram is also a Board Trustee and Treasurer of Richmond Borough Mind, a charity that supports young people and adults experiencing mental health issues.

Commenting on the appointment, CFO Louise Fitzgerald says: “We are delighted to welcome Vikram to the team as our Head of Treasury. The knowledge and expertise he brings to the role will fortify this key part of BACB’s business – optimising our balance sheet management function and the product offering we provide, in turn, ensuring we are able to efficiently meet the diverse needs of our clients.”

Vikram adds: “BACB has a long-standing reputation for its forward-thinking, client-centric approach to business. As Head of Treasury, I hope to build on this by ensuring the Bank’s Treasury function provides the products and services that our clients working in specialist markets require, while supporting the Bank’s core values and vision for the future.”

Based in London and regulated in the UK, BACB is a specialist bank with a strong track record of excellence. Building on longstanding relationships, on-the-ground expertise and a robust risk management program, the bank is the partner of choice for facilitating safe and sustainable trade flows in emerging markets.

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