After 30 years at HSBC, Andy Grisdale has been named Commercial Banking Chief of Staff for the Asia-Pacific region, the bank has announced.
Reporting regionally to Noel Quinn, Group General Manager and Regional Head of Commercial Banking for Asia-Pacific and functionally to John Casey, HSBC’s Global Chief of Staff for Commercial Banking, Grisdale will be responsible for developing key strategic, operational initiatives across Commercial Banking including Global Standards, Business Risk and Continuity Management, Product Governance, and Operational Distribution. He will also work on developing HSBC’s Commercial Banking strategy across the region.
Commenting on the appointment, Quinn said: “As one of the most fast-paced, dynamic regions in the world, Asia-Pacific is a key area of growth for the Bank. With a presence in 19 markets across the region, our unrivalled international network and focus on investing in growth positions us as a leading bank for international businesses. Andy brings with him a wealth of corporate banking expertise that will enable us to tap into the region’s wealth and, ultimately, enable our clients to benefit from opportunities across the world.”
Grisdale takes the reins from Sanjay Prakash, who is now HSBC’s Head of International Commercial Banking for the Asia-Pacific region.
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