Samir heads Financial Institutions for North America with responsibility for client coverage of banks, financial sponsors, insurance, and global specialist finance and intermediaries. Samir re-joined Lloyds Bank from ANZ Banking Group, where he was Head of Coverage, International Banking and Deputy CEO, North America.
Prior to ANZ, Samir was the President of Lloyds Securities Inc. and the Head of Capital Markets, a position he held for 6 years. He played an instrumental role in establishing Lloyds Securities Inc., which is the securities arm of the North America business, and developing Lloyds Bank’s product capabilities in the US.
Samir joined Lloyds Bank in 2009 from Citigroup, where he worked for 10 years. During this time, Samir specialized in offering clients bespoke solutions to financing needs, with particular emphasis on structuring to tax, accounting, rating agency and regulatory considerations across multiple distribution platforms. Prior to Citigroup, Samir spent eight years in the Branded Consumer Industry in sales, marketing and strategic functions at Procter & Gamble and Nabisco.
Samir received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics and International Relations from Brown University and an MBA with distinction from New York University’s Stern School of Business.