Standard Chartered appoints new head of transaction banking
Michael Spiegel replaces retiring Lisa Robins
6 Nov 2020 | The Asset

Standard Chartered has appointed Michael Spiegel as its global head of transaction banking, replacing Lisa Robins who is retiring from banking after a distinguished four-decade career. 

Spiegel, who joined Standard Chartered at the beginning of the year, brings more than three decades of experience working across Europe, the US and Asia in roles ranging from trade finance and cash management to client coverage.

He previously worked at Deutsche Bank where he shaped the global trade finance and cash management offering in various roles, including global head for trade finance and corporate cash management. He has also held senior roles in client coverage and had regional management responsibilities at the executive management committee level.

The bank also announced the appointment of Kai Fehr as its global head of trade. Fehr joins from Wells Fargo, where he was global head of international trade services. He previously led trade finance and working capital teams in Asia-Pacific for Barclays and UniCredit.