LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wells Fargo International Group, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), announced today that Jafar Amin has been appointed head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI) and Global Relationship Management (GRM) for its Global Financial Institutions (GFI) business. Based in London, Amin reports to Charles Silverman, head of Wells Fargo GFI.
Serving more than 3,000 banks in 130 countries, Wells Fargo’s GFI business provides payments, collections, trade services, deposits, credit, foreign exchange, liquidity and investment management to financial institutions and multilateral agencies across the globe. In his role, Amin will focus on growing the company’s non-bank financial institutions segment which will include insurance companies, asset managers and sovereign wealth funds based outside of the U.S. He will also be responsible for managing global client relationships for the business as head of GRM.
“Jafar brings invaluable knowledge and industry experience to this role,” said Silverman. “His leadership and expertise in relationship management and credit strategy will be a tremendous asset to Wells Fargo’s International Group as we continue to strengthen our GFI platform and serve the global needs of our clients.”
Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Amin spent 12 years with HSBC as an international manager working in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He was most recently the regional head of Corporate Banking and International for Middle East & North Africa and also covered the insurance and fund management sector for HSBC’s Global Banking & Markets business in Europe. As the head of Global & Commercial Banking in Bahrain, he was responsible for managing the relationship with the Government of Bahrain and the Sovereign Wealth Fund. Amin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
Wells Fargo’s International Group provides small businesses, corporations, financial institutions, multilateral organizations and individuals with a wide range of international solutions from more than 35 global locations, including branches in Hong Kong, London, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo and the Cayman Islands.
About Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
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