Citi has appointed John Hastings as new country officer, chairman and CEO of Citibank Canada.

Mr Hastings will be the central representative for Citi in Canada and responsible for ensuring strong and effective relationships between Citi and its key stakeholders. As chairman and CEO, he will oversee the governance and growth of the company.

Mr Hastings has been with Citi in Canada for more than 25 years in various roles. Most recently he was managing director and head of Citi’s institutional clients group in Canada, providing franchise oversight across all institutional customer segments and product groups.

Mr Hastings said: “With significant investments being made in our global banking, global transaction services and Citi private bank businesses, I look forward to solidifying Citi’s reputation as Canada’s most global bank.”