Stephen Bird is the current Chief Executive Officer of the prestigious abrdn as of September 2020. The company is based in London, United Kingdom. Stephen has been able to steer the company into success by overseeing the delivery of excellent customer and client value.
In addition, he has been able to promote the generation of high-quality earnings and revenue that promotes the expansion and growth of abrdn in an otherwise competitive and complex financial market. Consequently, abrdn has noted significant growth and stability in Latin American and Asian markets.
Stephen’s success in abrdn stems from his numerous leadership roles at abrdn. The business executive was the Chief Execute Officer at Citigroup from 2015 to 2019. Stephen Bird built his prowess and skill at management at Citigroup by handling commercial and consumer banking enterprises in more than 19 countries worldwide. He supported businesses ranging from mortgages to technology, operations, wealth management, retail banking, and technology.
Before being the CEO of Global Consumer Banking, Stephen Bird was fortunate to work as the Chief Executive for the company’s Asia Pacific business channel. Stephen handled more than 17 countries in Asia, including China and India. Since joining Citigroup over two decades ago, Stephen has held numerous leadership roles, including technology, operations, and banking for Latin American and Asia businesses.
Stephen started working for GE Capital as the director of United Kingdom operations for two years. The business executive graduated from the University College Cardiff with a Master’s in Business Administration in Economics and Finance. Moreover, he was an Honorary Fellow at the same university.
Stephen Bird is an active member of the Confederation of British Industry’s President’s Committee, the Financial Services Growth and Development Board, and the Investment Association Board of Directors. He has skills in leadership, economics, business transformation and finance.