HSBC has made two new appointments in its management team for the trade and supply chain business. Terence Chiu has been appointed head of trade and supply chain for Hong Kong. Chiu takes over the role from Christopher Lewis, who will be relocating to New York to assume leadership of HSBC’s North American trade and supply chain franchise.
Simon Constantinides, previously head of trade and supply chain Asia-Pacific (ex-greater China), will now take on responsibility for the trade and supply chain operations in mainland China, Taiwan and Macau. With the addition of these three markets, his regional remit now comprises 19 countries and territories and effective immediately his new designation is regional head of trade and supply chain, Asia-Pacific.
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