The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited has announced the appointment of Francois de Maricourt as the new chief executive officer of its Bangladesh operations, with effect from October 1, 2014 (subject to regulatory approval), said a news release.
Francois joined the HSBC Group in 1994 and has since held a number of senior roles across diverse geographies including Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining HSBC in Bangladesh, Francois was the chief executive officer of HSBC in Lebanon.
Francois replaces Andrew Tilke, who will now take up a new role as head of Wholesale Credit and Market Risk, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Andrew joined HSBC Bangladesh in 2012.
Commenting on the appointment, head of International Asia Pacific and Head of Strategy and Planning Asia Pacific, HSBC Jayant Rikhye said: ‘We are delighted to appoint Francois to the role of CEO for HSBC in Bangladesh.’
-With New Age input