Head of Global Transaction Banking, Head of Transaction Banking Americas, and Bay Area President
Ranjana Clark is a global banking leader with more than 25 years of executive experience and deep knowledge of the financial services industry. She is the Head of Global Transaction Banking and Head of Transaction Banking for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and its primary subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. In addition, she serves as Bay Area President for MUFG and Union Bank, and as Executive Officer for MUFG Bank, Ltd. Ms. Clark is a member of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation’s Executive Committee for the Americas, the primary policy making group for the bank and holding company. She also recently served as Chief Transformation Officer. Based in San Francisco, Ms. Clark reports to Stephen Cummings, Regional Executive for the Americas, and Yoshitake Manabe, Head of Transaction Banking Group.
Prior to joining MUFG in 2013, Ms. Clark was Chief Customer and Marketing Officer at PayPal. She also served as President of Global Business Payments and Head of Global Strategy at The Western Union Company.
Ms. Clark earlier was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Wachovia and a member of the Operating Committee. She also served as Head of the Treasury Services Group and managed the merger integration, growth and transformation of that business into an industry leading position. Prior to Wachovia, she spent five years with Deutsche Bank in Mumbai, India.
She earned an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, an MBA with an emphasis in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delhi. She had held the Certified Treasury Professional designation as well as Series 7, 8, 24 and 63 securities licenses.
Ms. Clark was named to American Banker Magazine’s annual list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking in 2020. She has been recognized as one of the most influential leaders in banking and payments by American Banker, Global Finance, Treasury & Risk Management, PaymentsSource, and Bank Technology News. In addition, Ms. Clark received three consecutive Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business recognitions by the San Francisco Business Times as well as being named to its Forever Influential Honor Roll. She has also received the Women of Influence recognition by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Ms. Clark is a member of the Board of Directors of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and serves on the Boards of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Bay Area Council. She also serves on the President’s Leadership Council of The Asia Foundation. Previously, Ms. Clark served on the Board of Visitors of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and the Boards of The Association of National Advertisers, the Ad Council, and the Committee for Economic Development in Washington, D.C.