Clifford Capital Holdings names J.P. Morgan banker as new CEO
P. Murlidhar Maiya was CEO of the bank’s South and Southeast Asia businesses.
Singapore-headquartered Clifford Capital Holdings (CCH) has appointed P. Murlidhar Maiya as the new group CEO and executive director of the company.
Murlidhar succeeds Clive Kerner, who will remain with CCH in a senior advisory capacity until his retirement by the end of 2023.
CCH was established in 2012 to provide debt financing solutions to companies and projects with a nexus to Singapore, in infrastructure and maritime sectors. Today, CCH is a specialist financing and distribution platform for real assets globally across the debt capital structure.
Shareholders include Temasek Holdings, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, DBS Bank, John Hancock Life Insurance Company (Manulife), and the Asian Development Bank.
Murlidhar joins from J.P. Morgan, where he has spent more than 25 years in various roles leading the bank’s debt capital markets, equity capital markets, investment banking and financial institutions coverage across Singapore, Hong Kong, and India, working in all the key markets across Asia Pacific.
Prior to that, Murli was CEO of JP Morgan’s South and Southeast Asia businesses.