Sanjay Rughani has been appointed the new Chief executive officer (CEO), of Standard Chartered Bank Uganda.
Before his new appointment, Sanjay was the CEO of Standard Charted Bank Tanzania. He is credited for enhancing business performance, building and optimizing human capital, championing responsible business and sustainability, driving digital integration and innovation and being a force for go for national and global prosperity.
Sanjay is currently Chairman of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee (PAIB) of the Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Deputy Choir of YPO’s Sustainable Business Network. His post key governance representations included being Chairman of CEO Roundtable Tanzania, Deputy Chairman Tanzania Bankers Association (TBA), Executive member of Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC), Director of Association of Tanzanian Employers, President of Lincoln Community School (International School in Ghana), Chairman of Ghana Business Coalition against HIV& AIDS (GBCA), Director Tanzania Private Sector Foundation and Founder member of FSSC forum in Kenya.
He joined Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania In 1999 as Manager, Business Finance and Support, where he served until 2001 when he took up the role of Regional Finance Manager Africa on international assignment in the UK Over the years, Sanjay has held other senior roles in multiple markets across the Bank, key among them are Finance Director, Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania and Executive Director, Finance In Ghana, including Area CFO for Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Cote Noire. Until his appointment as CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania, Sanjay was the Head FSSC (interim) for India, as well as Head of Finance.
Rughani’s professional qualifications include; being a Chartered Accountant through NBAA Tanzania, a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), MBA in Finance, a Fellow of the Institute of Information Management Africa (Nigeria), Management post-graduation in HRD and a Bachelor of Commerce. He also represents the bank in various leadership forums.