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“𝐵𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑒𝑟 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑙𝑎𝑠𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝐼 ℎ𝑎𝑑 𝑜𝑛 𝑚𝑦 𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑑. 𝑂𝑛𝑙𝑦 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝐼 𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑗𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑚𝑦.”
“𝑂𝑛𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑜𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑏𝑒𝑡𝑤𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐴𝑥𝑖𝑠 𝐵𝑎𝑛𝑘 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝐻𝑎𝑏𝑖𝑏 𝐵𝑎𝑛𝑘 𝑖𝑠 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛.”
“𝐼𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑛𝑜 𝑙𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑠𝑒, 𝐼 𝑠ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 𝑏𝑒 𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑔𝑒𝑡 𝑚𝑦 𝑏𝑙𝑢𝑒 𝑡-𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑟𝑡 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑠𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑖𝑡. 𝐼𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑏𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑏𝑒.”
“𝐻𝐾 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑖𝑛 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑓𝑖𝑒𝑙𝑑 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑖𝑡 𝑏𝑒 𝑙𝑎𝑤, 𝑏𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔, 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑑𝑒.”
“𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑝𝑜𝑜𝑙, 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑙𝑒𝑔𝑎𝑙 𝑓𝑟𝑎𝑚𝑒𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘, 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑎𝑓𝑒𝑡𝑦 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑠𝑒𝑐𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑐𝑐𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑏𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑒𝑡𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑… 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑒𝑡 𝑖𝑠 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑔𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑑𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑎𝑛𝑦𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒 𝑠𝑜𝑜𝑛.”
“𝐵𝑜𝑡ℎ 𝑆𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑎𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝐻𝐾 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑙 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑒𝑡𝑠. 𝑀𝑖𝑐𝑟𝑜-𝑠𝑝𝑒𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑧𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑖𝑠 𝑎 𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑏𝑖𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑖𝑛 𝑏𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔. 𝑇ℎ𝑒𝑠𝑒 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑒𝑡𝑠 𝑜𝑓𝑓𝑒𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑠𝑒 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑡𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑚𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑝𝑜𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑏𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑑𝑜 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑒𝑥𝑖𝑠𝑡 𝑖𝑛 𝑜𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑠𝑜 𝑑𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑙𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑑 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑘𝑒𝑡𝑠.”
Sachil Dagur is a career banker with over 27 years experience; 18 years in leadership roles across different businesses, geographies and regulatory environments. While primarily a corporate banker, Sachil has led businesses ranging from Retail Branch Banking, SME, Mid-Corporate to International banking.
Sachil started his career in India and grew through the ranks to become a senior banker with Axis Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in India. With Axis, he moved first to Singapore – where he handled international affairs of the bank – and then to HK. Few years ago, Sachil joined Habib Bank Zurich Hong Kong as CEO. HBZ does primarily trade finance and is known for its strong people orientation.
Sachil loves living in HK with his wife and his two kids.