Citi's Asia CEO

Citi's Asia CEO shares his outlook for the next century

As Citi turns 200 years old this week, the bank's CEO in Asia-Pacific, Stephen Bird, talks about how the bank is doing in Asia so far this year and gives his thoughts on what the next century holds for the region.
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Stephen Bird, speaking at a FinanceAsia event
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<div style="text-align: left;"> Stephen Bird, speaking at a FinanceAsia event </div>

How is Citi faring so far in Asia in 2012
Despite all the volatility and the endless headlines out of Europe that have dented corporate and investor sentiment, the business is holding up well. The public numbers for the first three months showed revenues were up 9% and net income was up 18% year on year with Asia accounting for close to 40% of global net.

Asia’s mega trends of a fast growing emerging affluent sector who want innovative retail banking services that embrace modern technology and the rise of corporate champions who want to raise capital and seek advice on acquisitions plays to our strengths.

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