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Citi®, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. For more information, visit www.citigroup.com Visit the official bio of Citi CEO, Jane Fraser.
Citi® established a business presence in Thailand in 1967, and has since grown to become one of the leading financial institutions in the country. Citi Thailand provides a full range of corporate and consumer banking solutions through Citi® and Citibank to over 1 million customers. Citi has 3 Retail Banking branches and 43 Citi Network branches and sales centers with approximately 2,200 local employees. Citi Thailand's clients include the government and related entities, global multinationals, leading local corporates and financial institutions, as well as globally minded consumers.
Citi Thailand is a leader in corporate and investment banking, foreign exchange, securities brokerage, transaction services, credit cards, consumer lending, retail banking and wealth management. Citi Thailand has been voted as the Best Foreign Bank by Finance Asia and the Best Global Bank by The Assets magazine for many years.
Citi Thailand is a member of Citigroup/Citibank, a leading global bank. Citi® has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi® started business in New York in 1812, and celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2012, and 110th anniversary in many countries in Asia.
Citi Thailand's Timeline
|1967||Citi established a presence in Thailand under The Commercial Credit Corporation (Thailand) Ltd. focusing on auto and consumer goods financing.|
|1968||Diners Club (Thailand) Ltd. was established in Thailand as Thailand's first card services company.|
|1969||First National City Bank entered into a joint venture with Bangkok Bank, Ltd. with a 50% equity stake in Bangkok First Investment Trust, an investment company.|
|1969||Completion of the establishment of First National City Development Finance Corporation (Thailand) Ltd.|
|1973||First National City Bank acquired a minority interest in the country's second-oldest bank, Wang Lee Bank Ltd.|
|1979||First National City Development Finance Corporation (Thailand) Ltd. was renamed Citicorp Finance and Securities (Thailand) Ltd.|
|1982||Citigroup acquired the Diners Club franchise, including Diners Club (Thailand) Ltd.|
|1984||Citibank acquired the Thailand branch of Mercantile Bank, a 130-year-old British-based banking business, and subsequently divested its interest in Wang Lee Bank.|
|1985||Citibank N.A. - Bangkok Branch was formally registered as a full-service branch on November 1, 1985.|
|1986||Citicapital Ltd. was established to provide investment, venture capital and corporate finance advisory services to start up companies.|
|1987||Citicorp Leasing (Thailand) Ltd. was established, offering consumer auto finance and corporate equipment leasing.|
|2000||Citicorp Finance and Securities (Thailand) Ltd. was separated into two distinct businesses: its finance business called Citicorp Finance (Thailand) and its security business called Citicorp Securities (Thailand).|
|2004||Citicapital Ltd.'s name was changed to Bangkok e-service Limited to reflect its expanded business of collections activities.|
|2005||Citicorp Leasing (Thailand) Ltd. changed its focus to provide consumer lending facilities under the branding of "Citiloan".|
|2005||Citicorp Securities (Thailand) received a brokerage license.|
|2006||Citicorp Securities (Thailand) launched its sub brokerage business.|
|2008||"Citiloan" branding of consumer lending was changed to "Citi Advance"|
|2009||Diners Club (Thailand) Ltd's was renamed Citi Consumer Products (Thailand) Ltd.|
|2010||Bangkok e-service Limited merged with Citicorp Finance (Thailand) Limited and changed its name to B.E.S. Limited.|
|2011||Citibank opened its second branch at Silom|
|2012||Citibank opened its third branch at the Central World|
|2016||Citibank moved its Silom branch to the Crystal branch.|
|2017||Citi Thailand celebrated its 50th anniversary.|