Contour, the digital trade finance network, has appointed Chetan Talwar to the role of Head of Global Sales.
Based in Singapore, Chetan will develop Contour’s global sales strategy, lead the acquisition of new corporate and bank customers in the trade and trade finance industries, and deepen relationships with Contour’s existing clients. Working with Contour’s senior management, he will strategise new business development opportunities with the upcoming rollout of new digital solutions in Contour’s product pipeline.
Chetan joins Contour after nearly 12 years at JP Morgan where he held numerous senior trade positions. He was previously the bank’s Executive Director, Global Trade – APAC Head of Supply Chain Finance Program Management. He has also held positions at Standard Chartered Bank where he was based in Hong Kong, India and Singapore and at HSBC India.
Chetan is a veteran in the trade finance industry bringing with him 25+ years of experience. He will report to Contour’s CEO, Carl Wegner.
Chetan Talwar comments: “I’m excited to join a dynamic and fast-growing team that uses the latest technology to develop critical solutions for the trade finance industry. Digitisation will not only solve the current problems in trade but help boost the global trade industry overall. I look forward to bringing Contour’s solutions to more key markets and expanding the trade finance network of the future.”
Carl Wegner, CEO, comments: “Chetan’s expertise and strong track record in trade finance make him an excellent addition to Contour. As more banks and corporates look to Contour for trusted solutions that will impact their businesses, Chetan’s deep knowledge of the industry will enable us to better support our clients, bring greater value and drive growth to the next level. I look forward to working with Chetan during this exciting period.”