HSBC has appointed John Laurens as regional head of payments and cash management (PCM), Asia Pacific. Laurens replaces Lawrence Webb, who is assuming the newly created role of global head of trade services and supply chain. Laurens is an existing member of the leadership team of the Asia Pacific PCM business. He joined HSBC in 2001 as the regional head of product management and led the development and management of the bank’s integrated cash management solutions throughout the region. He has 21 years of banking experience, covering relationship management, sales, structured finance, operations and product management.
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