In August 2010 Vasken Ajemian was appointed as Head of Wholesale Banking at Standard Chartered Bank Jordan.
Ajemian, who joined the bank in 1995, held various successful positions in the Bank most recently as Head of Global Markets since 2005.
Geoffrey Buchanan, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Jordan, expressed his delight at this appointment, saying: “Ajemian brings with him over 15 years of experience and vision to lead our Wholesale Banking business to the next level. His extensive experience combined with his success in driving our Global Markets business makes him an ideal choice for this position. Vasken has a deep understanding of the needs and business aspirations of our corporate clients and financial institutions as well as the local market. He brings great focus to Wholesale Banking products and services to satisfy our clients' evolving needs and expectations in Jordan.”
Buchanan added, “Vasken has proven himself, as he has successfully grown our Global Markets business market share allowing it to take the leadership position in the local market. Under his leadership, our Global Markets team have introduced more derivative products to the local market, and have successfully closed many “first-of-their-kind” deals in country and regionally. I am confident that Vasken will drive the Wholesale Banking business to the next level, allowing us to deepen our core relationships and deliver on Jordan's Wholesale Banking strategy.”