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In his new role, Mahesh is responsible for all product management and investment solutions across Asia-Pacific. Based in Singapore, he reports to Ravi Raju, head of private wealth management, Asia Pacific.
Mahesh was previously head of structured products at Deutsche Bank private wealth management in Asia.
"Anurag's detailed understanding of private banking investment platform and extensive product sales experience leaves him well placed to meet the diverse needs of our clients, which include entrepreneurs, senior executives and wealthy families," says Raju.
Mahesh joined Deutsche Bank in 2007. Prior to this, he was at Citi for 14 years, where he held senior roles within securitisation, foreign exchange and structured products in Hong Kong and Singapore.
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