HSBC has appointed two new senior management personnel to lead its businesses in Singapore and Malaysia: Lawrence Yong and Khuresh Faizullabhoy.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Yong has been appointed as director, trade and supply chain for HSBC Malaysia. In this role, he will be responsible for driving HSBC’s trade and supply chain business strategy in Malaysia, leading a team of specialists to deliver integrated trade and supply chain solutions tailored to a range of companies, including multinational corporations, mid-market enterprises, small businesses and financial institutions.
Yong brings a wealth of front-line experience to this position, having covered a variety of roles throughout his 27-year career spanning both local and foreign banks, including international trade and institutional banking. Prior to joining HSBC, his last position was head of transaction banking division at another international bank in Malaysia.
Faizullabhoy has been appointed as head of trade and supply chain in Singapore. A rounded commercial banker, he has held a variety of leadership roles in HSBC in both transaction banking and corporate banking in a career spanning 23 years across India, Singapore and most recently in Indonesia where he was head of commercial banking, managing the middle market, large domestic and international corporate client relationships. Faizullabhoy brings to the business a proven track record of relationship building, an ability to strategically think and execute for success in the Asean markets. He will also oversee the structured trade finance business for south east Asia.
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