Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Mahesh Kini as Head of Global Transaction Banking – China, effective immediately. In his expanded role, Mr. Kini will be responsible for all the Bank’s transaction banking businesses based in China — namely Investor Services, Issuer Services, Institutional Cash Management, Trade Finance and Cash Management. Mr. Kini moved to Shanghai from Singapore in September 2016 to take on the role of Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management Corporates (TFCMC) – China.
In his new role, Mr. Kini will report to both Feng Gao, China Chief Country Officer and Lisa Robins, Asia Pacific Head of Global Transaction Banking. He will continue to report to Kaushik Shaparia, Head of TFCMC – Asia Pacific, in his TFCMC capacity.
Feng Gao, China Chief Country Officer at Deutsche Bank, said: “The China market is of strategic importance to Deutsche Bank and we are committed to offering a comprehensive suite of corporate and investment banking products that meet the needs of our Chinese and MNC clients. Mahesh’s appointment will enhance connectivity within GTB and I am confident that he will help to grow this business.”
Deutsche Bank’s Lisa Robins added: “We are delighted to see Mahesh taking on this additional role. Mahesh is an experienced and senior business leader, whose product knowledge and expertise in the region will ensure the team in China and he succeed.”