Standard Chartered chooses Sternby to head up southeast Asia
Based in Singapore, Sternby will report to James Pearson, global head of financial institutions strategic coverage. In his new role, he will be responsible for expanding the bank’s relations with clients in southeast Asia. He will also provide investment banking solutions and coverage to the bank’s Asian financial institution clients.
Sternby has 20 years of investment banking experience. Before joining Standard Chartered, he was with Nomura, where he headed the Asia FIG team. Prior to that, he was head of Nordic investment banking with Lehman Brothers in London, and also previously held roles at Morgan Stanley, where he worked for 12 years.
“We are very pleased to welcome Petter to the team,” said Pearson. “Petter’s extensive experience in financial institutions coverage and investment banking in Asia will be invaluable in enhancing the bank’s client focused strategy. The bank is well positioned in southeast Asia and we look forward to Petter’s leadership as we further expand our business in these rapidly evolving markets.”