Business Segments

Samir Karia – Head SSA NPC/FI (excl. Nigeria & SA) +27 11 944 0748

Alain Adefokun: NPC/ FI Head West and Central Africa +225 20 20 9109 +225 20 21 7685

Raad Shukri: NPC/FI Head East Africa +254 20 275 4078 +254 20 271 4810

Francis Awua-Kyerematen: Ghana: Country Representative Office +233 302 672592

David Kioko Mutavi : NPC Head Southern Africa & Oceanic Islands +2711 944 0269 +27(0)11666 8832

Non-Presence Countries Africa is the control unit for 23 countries in Africa where Citi, N.A. does not have a presence (including Ghana representative offices). The Non-Presence Countries Business is predominantly Financial Institutions - based (including Central Banks), and currently expanding target market to include sovereign corporate names (i.e. national airlines, national marketing boards, oil companies etc).

Since inception, Citi has consistently played a pioneering role in the development of the banking industry in these countries, by providing quality services in the areas of Cash Management Services, International Trade, Treasury Services and Corporate and Structured Trade Finance.

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Products & Services
Cash Management Services

Citi's portfolio of global cash management products offers tailored solutions to help you manage your collection and payment processes. Our product suit includes the following:

  • Nostro Accounts
  • International Payments
  • Collection Products
  • Electronic Banking - Our global electronic banking platforms, namely CitiDirect® Online Banking and Citigrouping® Services, give you access to Cash Management, Foreign Exchange and Trade Services. With our Electronic and Internet banking platforms, you can:

Access Citi services around the clock;

  • Integrate your accounting packages directly into your electronic banking platform;
  • Supply on-line banking and information management to all your business locations;
  • Enjoy the benefits of secure electronic transacting.

Citigrouping® Services

Citigrouping® Services is Citi's off-line global electronic banking solution, which provides integrated access to Cash Management, Foreign Exchange, Securities and Trade Services. Citi's superior global branch network and local expertise in combination with our market-leading transaction initiation and information system offers our customers a high powered treasury tool.

Citigrouping® Services features:

  • A user-friendly interface
  • Windows-based software to be used either on a stand-alone PC environment - stand-alone on the LAN environment, or on a multi-user local area network environment,
  • A comprehensive range of reports, including Ad Hoc reports, transaction initiation functions
  • File import and export functions
  • Multibank transaction initiation and account reporting
    • The ability to work with many Windows-based applications
    • WorldLink Multicurrency Payments System
International Trade

Citi's broad experience and global network provide superior global foreign trade services. Citi's Foreign Trade unit offers customized products tailored to meet your specific service needs as well as your foreign trade finance requirements.

Citi offers financial products and services to hedge market risks to which our customers may be exposed. We also offer a wide range of investment opportunities structured to meet the needs of all our Financial Institutions and corporate customers.

As part of Citi, we are able to leverage our relationship with Salomon Smith Barney, the Investment arm of the group, and our global network of branches, and other financial institutions, to help our large corporate and multinational customers design innovative products and devise optimal financial strategies to solve their core financial challenges.

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Our People

The Non-Presence Countries Africa Team is just one part of a global team of professionals in New York, London and across Citi's branch network in over 100 countries, which work together to provide a seamless delivery of correspondent banking services and other financial solutions.
The team of Relationship Managers based in South Africa, Ghana, CDI, Cameroon and Nairobi, help coordinate the more traditional range of trade and cash management need for our large network of Financial Institutions bank clients across the continent and also help provide access to a wider range of innovative electronic banking, foreign exchange, and investment banking products offered across Citi and Citi Global Markets Inc.

Each customer is assigned a Relationship Manager who is the customer's point person in the Bank. The Relationship Manager will work closely with our Product and Service areas to provide you with efficient and effective tailored banking solutions.