Citi appoints Zoher Karu to head data & analytics
Citi Bank has appointed Zoher Karu as head of Asia Pacific Data and Analytics, a unit that helps the bank management to understand consumer behavior in the region. Zoher will report to Anand Selva, head of Asia Pacific Consumer Banking and will have oversight of Citi’s data and analytics capabilities as well as customer insights across the banking business in Asia Pacific. He will have responsibility for 17 out of Citi’s 19 consumer banking markets worldwide. Karu has in-depth experience and knowledge of analytics and technology specific to fast-moving consumer industries. Before joining Citi, he was chief data officer at eBay. He began his career at McKinsey & Co after obtaining a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.