Jörg Fischer


Job Title: Group CIO

Company: Standard Bank


Jörg Fischer was appointed as Group CIO for the Standard Bank Group in July 2022. He has worked for the bank for over 26 years. He has held various leadership positions, including Executive Head of Group Shared Services, and Group Chief Technology and Operations Officer. Jörg also served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer for the bank's Personal and Business Banking (PBB) Group. He did his articles at EY and then worked as an Audit Clerk and Manager. Jörg holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a certified Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in South Africa.

2022 - Present:      Group Chief Information Officer, Standard Bank Group
2021 - 2022:           Group Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Standard Bank Group
2014 - 2021:           Executive Head, Group Operations/Shared Services, Standard Bank Group
2011 - 2014:           Executive Head, Group Shared Services, Standard Bank Group
2009 - 2011:           Chief Operations Officer, PBB Group, Standard Bank Group
2006 - 2009:         Chief Information Officer, Group IT, Standard Bank Group
2001 - 2006:          Chief Financial Officer, PBB Group, Standard Bank Group
1997 - 2001:           Financial Manager, SCMB (CIB), Standard Bank Group
1996 - 1997:          Audit Manager, EY
1993 - 1995:          Audit Clerk, Articles, EY

2022 -2022:       AMLP, Business Leadership - Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
1995 - 1995:        CA (SA) - Institute of Chartered Accountants in South Africa
1989 - 1992:       Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting and Finance - University of the Witwatersrand

About Standard Bank Group: Standard Bank Group is a leading financial services provider in Africa with a wide range of banking and financial products and services. As one of the largest banks on the continent, Standard Bank Group plays a significant role in facilitating economic growth and development in the region. 

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