HSBC is boosting its global payments and cash management business in Japan with seven new appointments. This expansion will enable HSBC to offer its clients an enhanced range of local and global cash management solutions and services through its Internet banking platform, HSBCnet. The new appointments are: • Eiji Oyama – senior vice president, head of product management. • Masako Konno – vice president, client integration. • Mariko Kusano – vice president, client integration. • Kiyono Hasaka – vice president, sales. • Izumi Owaki – product manager, payments and channel management. • Neoh Chong – product manager, liquidity management. • Amit Kanaskar – product manager, receivables management.
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