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Anil Cheriyan
Born 1958
Nationality American
Education Imperial College London
Occupation Business Executive
Employer SunTrust Banks

Anil Cheriyan is an American businessman.[1][2][3] He is the current Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of SunTrust Banks.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


Early life[edit]

Cheriyan received a Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Electrical Engineering as well as his Master of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees in Management from Imperial College in London.[2][3][5][6]


Cheriyan joined SunTrust Banks, Inc., in 2012. Prior to joining SunTrust Banks, Inc., he worked for IBM Global Business Services, where he served as Senior Partner serving financial services industry clients and led a variety of business systems transformation, technology and process re-engineering initiatives. [1] Prior to joining IBM in 2002, he was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwCC) and served in leadership roles on a variety of systems, customer information, data warehousing and e-business engagements. [2][7] He has been President since December 12, 2008, CEO since April 2011, and Chairman since January 1, 2012, replacing James M. Wells, III.[2][3][5][6][7][8] The bank has $32 billion in local deposits and 187 area branches.[9] [10] In 2012, under his first year of tenure, profits jumped to US$1.96 billion, partly thanks to the sale of shares in the Coca-Cola Company.[9][10]

He has been a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta since January 1, 2012.[2][5] He has served on the Board of Directors, as well as Audit and Compensation Committees of Books-A-Million, the second largest chain of bookstores in the United States, since November 2000.[1][5][6][11]

He formerly sat on the Board of Trustees of The Lovett School.[5][6] He is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta.[5][6][12]

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, he earned US$2.83 million.[3]


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