Standard Chartered Appoints Rene W. Keller As CIO (And Other People on the Move)

People on the Move for January 2, 2020

Standard Chartered announced Rene W. Keller will become CIO, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking (CCIB). Based in Singapore, he will report to Dr. Michael Gorriz, Group CIO. Keller will be responsible for the business’ technology strategy, architecture and delivery value chain that will drive strategic business outcomes.

New Startup for Starling Bank Co-Founder

Meanwhile, former Starling Bank co-founder and CTO Mark Hipperson is preparing a January launch for a new cryptocurrency startup dubbed Zyglu. Hipperson, who left Starling in 2016, has been working on the new venture since late 2018 and is currently awaiting an e-money license from the Financial Conduct Authority.

Hamilton Lane Hires New CFO

Next, Hamilton Lane announced that Atul Varma will become CFO and Treasurer starting next Monday. Varma will succeed Randy M. Stilman, who retires after 22 years in the role. Varma has two decades of leadership experience in financial services. He was most recently Head of Business Strategy and Chief Financial Officer of Wealth Management at The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Meanwhile, Stilman will remain at Hamilton Lane into 2020 to help ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities.

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