Trade ICG & CCB Poland Business Head, Citi Handlowy
Magdalena Laskowska is Director, heading the Trade business in Citi Handlowy.
Magdalena is responsible for wide scope of products incl. Trade Finance structured solutions (AR Finance, Supply Chain Finance, Trade Loans, Bills Discounting) and Trade Services (LCs, LGs, documentary collection) both for local corporates (TTLC, MME & SME) and global subsidiaries (GSG). She holds responsibility for whole business P&L including CoC.
Magdalena has an oversight over end-to-end Trade processes, including product structuring, product development, operational processes, channels & platforms. Magdalena is responsible for Trade business portfolio of $ 0,6 billion in funded assets and $ 0,8 billion of contingent assets.
Magdalena leads highly motivated Team with one of the best VOE results within TTS. Team consists of 2 Product Managers responsible for delivering best in class solutions on local markets and 5 Trade Transactors responsible for transactions origination and structuring.
The business is operating on complex and mature market with high competition consisting of 17 banks offering Trade Products and additional 5 factoring houses offering AR Finance and SCF solutions. Even though Magdalena managed to maintain Handlowy’s top position in AR Finance & SCF on local market (3rd position among banks and 8th position incl. factoring houses) taking care of highest quality (e.g. implementing new innovative local Citi Trade Portal electronic platform).
Magdalena joined Citi in 2002 as a Product Manager in GTS (now TTS). She has been running Trade business in Poland for last 6 years doubling revenue level during this time.
Since 2013 Magdalena is also Member of Handlowy Leasing Sp. z o.o. Supervisory Board.
She received her MSc from Warsaw School of Economics, Poland.