Citi appoints Central Europe cluster head, Czech country officer 


Citi has announced the appointment of British national Munir Nanji as Central Europe cluster head and Citi country officer (CCO) for the Czech Republic, commencing September 1. Munir succeeds Kevin A. Murray, who retired in August, as cluster head. He will be responsible for Citi’s franchises in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and 11 non-presence countries in the cluster.

As Czech CCO, which is subject to regulatory approval, Munir succeeds Michal Nebesky, who announced his intention to pursue new professional opportunities. Munir is currently the Asia Pacific region head of the Global Subsidiaries Group in Citi’s Banking, Capital Markets, and Advisory business, based in Singapore. He has previously worked internationally across Asia, Europe, and Africa, in various country and regional corporate banking, product management, and legal entity governance roles. 

Prior to Citi, Munir worked for Unicredit supporting its expansion phase across Central Europe. He started his career as a management associate with Citi in Kenya. 

Commenting on the appointment, Kristine Braden, Europe cluster head, said, “I am pleased to welcome Munir Nanji back to Central Europe, which is an important cluster for Citi. Munir brings 30 years of international banking experience running some of our largest businesses and managing key client segments in both Asia and EMEA. Under his leadership, Citi will continue to contribute to the economic growth and progress of these important markets.ʺ


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