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Royal Bank of Scotland appoints Punit Sood as RBS India Head

Punit Sood, Head, RBS India

RBS India, the technology and operations hub of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has appointed Punit Sood as its Head. Sood will help build RBS India’s strategic capabilities. In his earlier role, Soon was the Head of Technology India. Prior to joining RBS, Sood was the CIO of JPMorgan and has held key positions at Citibank, Mphasis, and GE Capital Services.

Simon McNamara, Chief Administrative Officer, RBS, said in a statement, “I’m really pleased to have Punit return to RBS to lead our India Operations.  Punit understands the vital contribution that India makes to the Bank and, as we enter a new phase of innovation and transformation, Punit is very well positioned to transform our capabilities in the region for a greater strategic impact.”

RBS is a UK-based banking and financial services company, headquartered in Edinburgh providing a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate, and institutional customers through its two main subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest.

Punit Sood, Head of RBS India, said, “It is encouraging to see the progress RBS India has made over the years. It has evolved to become more integral to the Bank and has firmly established itself as an employer of choice in the region. I am extremely pleased to take up the mantle and look forward to working with our exceptional talent pool to build greater value for our customers, colleagues, and communities.”

With close to three decades of rich experience in Fortune 100 companies, Sood is widely recognized for his transformation and enterprise leadership qualities in the global financial services industry. He has led strategies for organizations to be successful in complex global environments by driving transformation programs, building capability, and nurturing talent.

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