Ramachandran A.S. (RamC)
Citi Country Officer, Vietnam, Citibank N.A.
RamC is the Citi Country Officer for Citibank in Vietnam. He is on the Board of both Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City chapters of AmCham.
Earlier, RamC was the Emerging Markets Coverage Head for Citi’s Global Subsidiaries Group (GSG), based in London. In parallel, RamC was the Eastern Europe Head for GSG.
RamC has 28 years of corporate banking experience with Citi across multiple functions. He started in India, set up the Citibank N.A. branch in Pune in 1998 and was later the Branded Consumer Industry Head (India) from 2001-03. He then spent 3 years in Citi Netherlands covering Citi’s Dutch multinational clients. RamC was in Singapore 2006-11 leading coverage of Citi’s multinational clients across Asia Pacific. He was in London from 2011 to 2021.
Through his extensive travel to 37 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa & Latin America, RamC has insights on the latest trends, market developments and best practices. His unique experience with the largest multinational companies across the world enables him to advocate policies, frameworks and regulations that foster healthy, sustainable growth.
RamC holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the BITS Pilani (India) and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.
Statement of Interest/Vision
I would like to continue my position on the board of AmCham. My vision for AmCham is to make it the premier association that facilitates dynamic growth in business across all sectors.
I use my extensive global experience engaging with the largest multinational companies across all industries to advocate policies, frameworks and regulations that foster healthy, sustainable growth.
I will continue membership and active participation of Citibank representatives in the Capital Market & Financial Services, ESG, HR and Digital Committees, assisting strongly on advocacy.
I have had the privilege of speaking on behalf of AmCham in key meetings with the Prime Minister of Vietnam and other Ministers. Representing the only full-scale American bank in Vietnam, I will continue to focus on the following:
– Digital transformation under international policy standards
– Growth in Trade and supply chain including the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
– ESG and energy transition (JET-P)
– Investment grade sovereign rating for Vietnam