Mr Sidher will continue to be based in Singapore and the role will be effective on August 1, 2023. He has been with ANZ since 2012, most recently in the role of Head of Global Trading and Asia Markets, and has acted in the role of MD, Markets previously.
During his time at ANZ, Mr Sidher has helped drive growth in the fixed income, commodities and foreign exchange businesses globally, while pioneering new technology to help deliver better outcomes for customers and the Bank. Prior to joining ANZ, Mr Sidher held roles at Barclays Capital, Dresdner Kleinwort and CitiGroup.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr Whelan said: “Anshul brings extensive experience across all facets of global markets to this important role for the Bank. He also has strong values and a track record of disciplined risk management while growing profitable businesses with a customer focus.”
Mr Sidher replaces Shayne Collins, who has decided to leave ANZ after 17 years with the Bank and seven years as MD, Markets.
“I would like to sincerely thank Shayne Collins for his strong leadership of Markets over the past seven years, including through the pandemic and other times of significant volatility,” Mr Whelan said.
ANZ has the largest Markets presence amongst Australian banks and a significant hub in Singapore. The business covers sales, trading, capital markets and balance sheet management across 32 markets globally.
According to the Peter Lee Associates 2023 Large Corporate & Institutional Relationship Banking Survey, Australia, ANZ Institutional was named most trusted adviser and No. 1 for customer relationship strength, lead bank and market penetration, Relationship Manager capability and overall satisfaction with products and services.
ANZ Institutional has also maintained No.1 position for Relationship Quality in Asia for six consecutive years, according to the Greenwich 2022 Asian Large Corporate Banking Study.