TRADING UP: Arora to Lead Citi ICG Initiative05.18.2020 By John D'Antona
Things are afoot at Citi in its electronic platforms. Sandeep Arora has been asked to lead a project across the Institutional Clients Group – focusing on developing a unified approach to delivering and building the best client digital experiences, across all product lines and all channels, with a priority focus on corporate clients. The investment, the broker said, reflects its commitment to strengthening client digital experiences and electronic offerings.
“I am truly excited, and look forward to meaningfully enhance our clients’ digital experiences,” Arora said in an emailed statement to Traders Magazine.
According to Paco Ybarra, the project will include developing an end-to-end strategy and execution for ICG electronic platforms, including content, analytics, transactions and post-transaction services. In this capacity, Arora will establish and chair a senior steering committee. The heads of electronic platforms for each business will sit on this committee, along with Emily Turner, Head of ICG Innovation and Business Development, to ensure we have a cross-ICG strategy and look at our efforts from a client perspective for corporates, investors and individuals.
For the purposes of the project, Arora will report directly to Ybarra. He will also continue to manage the M&SS FinTech investment portfolio.
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