Citi appointed Batara Sianturi as Chief Executive Officer for Citi Indonesia in June, 2015. Previously, Batara was Chief Executive Officer for Citi Philippines. He concurrently served as Citi Regional Head for the Philippines and Guam. Prior to his Philippine assignment, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Citi Hungary as well as the Regional Head for 12 other countries in Eastern Europe. During his 27 years with Citi, he has held a number of senior positions namely marketing Director, Retail Banking Director and Consumer Bank – Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Batara earned two Bachelor of Science degrees namely in Chemical Engineering and in Polymer/ Macromolecular Science from Case Western Reserve University, as well as a Master of Chemical Engineering from Steven’s Institute of Technology and an MBA degree in Finance from St. John’s University.