Mumbai, May 6 (ANI - Business Wire India): Citi India's Global Consumer Group today announced the appointment of Sandeep Bhalla as Head of Credit Cards for Citibank India.
A senior consumer financial services executive with a strong background in both consumer assets and retail businesses, Bhalla, who has been with Citi for six years, has worked in the US, in the Cards business, and in Asia, across several consumer businesses. In his new role, he will report to P.S. Jayakumar, Country Business Manager, Global Consumer Group, Citi India.
"We have a strong and rapidly growing cards business that has set the benchmark in India. Sandeep has the ideal mix of developed and emerging markets experience in our cards business to build on that growth, expand our cards footprint and drive innovation to improve on customer satisfaction," said Jayakumar.
Bhalla, 38, has a Masters degree in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Maine and an MBA from Drexel University.
Citibank pioneered the credit cards business in India and has one of the largest numbers of credit cards in use. Over the last 15 years, Citi has worked very closely with customers to understand their financial needs and lifestyle requirements. Today, Citibank offers the most comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class products that aim to provide customers with a "card for every reason".