Sameer Deshpande

Regional Investments Head, Asia



Over the past two decades, Sameer has worked extensively in Asia across multiple businesses and functions in banking and wealth management gaining strong insight into private and retail banking, retail deposits, investments solutions and digitization trends. In his current role as Regional Investments Head for Asia, Sameer focuses on driving sustainable business growth by enhancing client value propositions, implementing digital solutions and expanding the product platform. Under his leadership, the Investments business has consistently delivered double digit growth in revenues by focusing on relevant investment solutions for retail investors through various market cycles Prior to his current role, Sameer was the Regional Head of Deposits and FX for the consumer business in Asia. He was responsible for managing a $100B deposits book in Asia & EMEA, a key balance sheet enabler to support assets growth and the wealth management business. In addition, Sameer led the digitization strategy enhancing client value propositions via mobile FX trading, Citi Global Wallet and WorldLink, leveraging internal and external partnerships Sameer is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst, holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mumbai University.

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Citi’s Sameer Deshpande on Building the Retail Client Investment Proposition and Delivery in Asia Sameer Deshpande is Managing Director at Citi Global Wealth, focusing on investment solutions for retail customers in Asia. His mandate includes managed investments, fixed income, structured products and equities. Sameer offered some valuable pointers as to where retail clients can invest and useful....