UOB appoints new Country Head for India

P V AnanthakrishnanUnited Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)  has appointed P V Ananthakrishnan as its new country head for the Bank's India operations. Annathakrishnan replaces Lourdes Premkumar Sinnappan, who has taken up a new role as general manager of UOB Labuan Branch in Malaysia.

Ananthakrishnan will draw on his more than 30 years of experience to develop and expand UOB's corporate banking, trade and treasury businesses in India.

Before taking on his new role at UOB, Ananthakrishnan was the country head and chief executive officer of Mashreq Bank India.

Prior to Mashreq Bank, he held various senior roles with HDFC Bank, BNP Paribas, Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank in India. UOB opened its maiden branch in Mumbai, in 2009,  which currently provides wholesale banking services, including lending, treasury and trade finance products, to corporates and financial institutions.