Lance T. Kawaguchi has been appointed as standard Chartered Bank’s Middle East and North Africa, strategic Client Coverage Group (SCCG) industry head for the oil and gas sector (within transaction banking). he will be responsible for working closely with each country team to drive transaction banking pipeline and revenue origination within the oil and gas sector. also, he will be responsible for a portfolio of select SCCG top-tier clients based throughout the region.
Kawaguchi brings a wealth of experience to the job. he has more than 15 years in banking covering the oil and gas sector globally. Before joining standard Chartered, he held various management and coverage roles with Citibank, Credit suisse, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo in the Us, the UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, and Iraq. he also frequently publishes articles and serves as a conference speaker.
This appointment re-affirms standard Chartered Bank’s commitment to the oil and gas sector within the MENA region.