CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Balasubramanian Chandrasekhar, Chief Executive Officer of Arab Financial Services.
Balasubramanian Chandrasekhar has over 24 years of retail banking experience across multiple geographies and roles.
He has worked for over 23 years with Standard Chartered Bank across India, Bahrain, Lebanon and UAE. He joined Arab Banking Corporation in August 2010 as Group Head of Products and Marketing and he is the CEO of AFS since March 2011.
During his work experience with Standard Chartered Bank- he held the positions of Regional Head of Credit Cards and Personal Loans for Middle East, South Asia and Africa from 2003 to 2008 and was the Regional Head of Consumer Banking for Northern Gulf, Lebanon and Jordan from 2008-2010. Chandra was also a Board Director on the BENEFIT company in Bahrain from 2008-2010.
Chandrasekhar holds a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Delhi College of Engineering.