Standard Chartered Uganda has appointed Sanjay Rughani as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Prior to the appointment, Sanjay was the CEO of Standard Charted Bank in Tanzania. In his role, he is credited with enhancing business performance, building and optimising human capital, championing responsible business and sustainability, driving digital integration and innovation and being a force for go for national and global prosperity.
Sanjay has enjoyed a stellar career having joined Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania In 1999 as Manager, Business Finance and Support, where he served until 2001 when he took up the role of Regional Finance Manager Africa on international assignment in the UK Over the years, Sanjay has held other senior roles in multiple markets across the Bank, key among them are Finance Director, Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania and Executive Director, Finance In Ghana including Area CFO for Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Cote Noire. Until his appointment as CEO for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania, Sanjay was the Head FSSC (interim) For India, as well as Head, of Finance
In addition to his role, Sanjay is currently Chairman of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee (PAIB) of the Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Deputy Choir of YPO’s Sustainable Business Network. His post key governance representations included being Chairman of CEO Roundtable Tanzania, Deputy Chairman oF Tanzania Bankers Association (TBA), Executive member of Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC), Director of Association of Tanzanian Employers, President of Lincoln Community School (International School in Ghana), Chairman of Ghana Business Coalition against HIV& AIDS (GBCA), Director Tanzania Private Sector Foundation and Founder member of FSSC forum in Kenya.
Sanjay’s professional credentials and qualifications include being a Chartered Accountant through NBAA Tanzania, a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), MBA in Finance, a Fellow of the Institute of Information Management Africa (Nigeria), Management post-graduation in HRD and a Bachelor of Commerce. He also represents the bank in various leadership forums.
SOURCE: CEO East Africa