NEW YORK–(BUSINESS THREAD)–Standard Chartered Bank (the “Bank”) today announced the hiring of Roy Kuruvilla as managing director of its leveraged and acquisition finance platform in the Americas. In his role, Roy is responsible for developing the Bank’s leveraged and acquisition finance business strategy for the region and ensuring the consistency and effectiveness of delivering relevant credit market solutions and products to clients. Based in New York, Roy will report to David Law, Head of Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, Europe and Americas, with a regional reporting line to Molly Duffy, Head of Financial Markets, Europe and Americas.
“Talent acquisition is a critical part of our growth strategy. Over the past several years, we have made sustainable progress in building our leveraged and leveraged acquisition finance platform. Now we are taking another step forward with the addition of Roy, who brings extensive credit, product and market experience in leveraged finance,” said Molly Duffy. “I am excited to join Roy and the rest of our leveraged finance team to better serve our clients and meet their evolving needs.”
“I’m delighted to have attracted Roy to the bench,” said David Law. “His extensive network of customer relationships will be invaluable as we continue to grow our franchise in the Americas.”
Roy Kuruvilla, Managing Director, Leveraged and Acquisition Finance at Standard Chartered, Americas, said: “Standard Chartered’s strong reputation and leadership position in the credit markets in the most exciting geographies of Asia, Africa and the Middle East are key factors that attracted me to join the team. I look forward to further enhancing our offering to customers in the Americas.”
Roy was most recently Managing Director of Leveraged Finance at Société Générale. Roy has over two decades of experience in the financial services industry and has served financial institutions including Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas and Citigroup. Roy holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
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