Deutsche Bank has appointed Rick Striano as director and regional product head, trade and financial supply chain, Americas, for its Global Transaction Banking (GTB) business. Based in New York, he will report to Jon Richman, managing director and global product head, trade and financial supply chain.
Striano spent more than 20 years in a number of senior product and sales management roles in the area of trade finance, risk management and electronic settlement systems. Most recently, he managed the product sales organisation for JPMorgan’s emerging payments solutions, including commercial cards, order-to-pay and other electronic payment and settlement solutions in support of the bank’s large corporate clients globally.
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