Sionic adds Robert Bing as partner

10 May 2022 2 min. read
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Sionic, a financial services specialist consultancy, has hired Robert Bing as a partner in the firm’s banking and markets practice.

Based in New York, Bing has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry and consulting, with a focus on client relationship management (CLM) and C-suite administration roles. At Sionic, he will specialize in supporting clients with CLM challenges. 

Bing has extensive experience working on process re-engineering, anti-money laundering, de-risking strategy, and working with regulators and internal auditors.

Bing previously spent one year at Santander Bank, where he was chief administrative officer (CAO) for North America. His responsibilities included leading a 100+ team focused on client acquisition strategy and process efficiency and building out strategy for staff, onboarding, and training of teams in relationship management and business development.

Sionic adds Robert Bing as partner

Before that, Bing spent over 12 years at HSBC Private Bank, where he was latterly CAO. He also previously headed the bank’s CLM, business risk and control management, and client onboarding areas.

Bing started his career at Deloitte, where he spent six years in the forensic and dispute services practice, focusing on know-your-customer protocols with banking clients.

He has an MBA from Felician University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from New Jersey City University.

"An effective client lifecycle management strategy is the competitive advantage all organizations are looking for today,” said Pino Vallejo, Sionic managing partner and co-head of the firm's banking and markets practice. “The demand is particularly strong among our US and North America and I am delighted we have been able to recruit someone with Robert's strategic expertise and practical experience to help us growth this important part of the business further and faster!"

Sionic provides financial services firms with consulting in strategy and operations, technology transformation, compliance and risk, finance and control, and talent and culture. The London-headquartered firm has more than 340 employees across offices in the UK, US, and Canada.

Sionic was recently acquired by Davies, a UK-based professional services firm focusing on the insurance industry.

"Joining Sionic presents an amazing opportunity to be part of an organization in rapid growth mode,” Bing said. “I’m very proud to be part of this organization and I am looking forward to working with our talented team in identifying solutions and providing great value for our clients."

The consulting firm recently added Craig Miller as its first chief client officer.