Peter Massion takes over Deutsche Bank’s Japanese Global Transaction Banking arm

Deutsche Bank has announced that Standard Chartered’s Peter Massion has accepted a joint role as Head of Global Transaction Banking and Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates in Japan.

Massion, who is fluent in Japanese has worked in Asia for over 20 years and spent 14 years at Deutsche Bank before moving to Standard Chartered. In his new role, effective immediately, Massion will assume responsibility for strengthening the bank’s global transaction banking business across financial organisations and corporate clients in Japan. He will report to Lisa Robins, Head of Global Transaction Banking for Asia Pacific, Makoto Kuwahara, Chief Country Officer for Japan and Kaushik Shaparia, Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates for the region.

Robins said of the appointment: “We are pleased to welcome Peter back to Deutsche Bank. He brings with him strong transaction banking expertise and I am confident that he will be successful in his new roles.”

Makoto Kuwahara added: “Peter’s in-depth experience, his previous roles at Deutsche and his significant relationships will support our transaction banking franchise and, in particular, enhance our outbound business opportunities with multinational Japanese corporations.”