18 March 2016

Global Custodian honours SWIFT’s Chairman with Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of his contribution to the global securities services industry, Yawar Shah receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Brussels, 18 March 2016 –SWIFT is pleased to announce that in recognition of his contribution to the global securities services industry, Yawar Shah is the recipient of Global Custodian’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

In addition to serving as SWIFT’s Chairman of the Board, Mr. Shah is a Managing Director and the Head of Plan Implementation at Citi. In this capacity, he leads the management and implementation of a set of key programs globally.

Mr. Shah was presented the award at the Global Custodian Annual Awards Dinner at the Savoy Hotel in London on 17 March 2016.

Please click here to view Citi's PR about the award.

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