Citi has appointed Carlos Perez to the role of global head of correspondent banking in the global transaction services (GTS) group. He is an acknowledged leader in correspondent banking, with more than 28 years of experience in international banking, with a specialisation in servicing financial institutions.
Prior to joining Citi, Perez was the head of financial institutions group, Americas at Wachovia, responsible for leading a team in building Wachovia’s position in Latin and North America.
In his new role, Perez has end-to-end responsibility for the development and strategic growth of the business in terms of market share, customer satisfaction and product quality.
An original member of CoreStates Bank management team, Perez built a solid record of achievement and advancement beyond the First Union Bank and Wachovia Bank mergers. He held various senior positions with the Wachovia/Wells Fargo franchise since joining in 1990, including business development and financial institutions head. Before joining CoreStates, Perez was with First Interstate Bank of California for nine years, where he held roles as assistant representative for FICAL in Mexico and representative in Brazil.
Perez has a Masters degree in International Business Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Rutgers University.
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