HSBC Commercial Banking today announced the appointment of Ajay Sharma as Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance (GTRF), Asia-Pacific, effective January 1, 2017.
Ajay is currently Global Co-Head of International Subsidiary Banking (ISB), based in Hong Kong with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific.
“Ajay’s strong leadership of ISB in Asia-Pacific has driven collaboration across business lines and significantly strengthened our client proposition in the region,” said Stuart Tait, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, Asia-Pacific.
Natalie Blyth, Global Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, said: “Ajay joined HSBC from Citi in 2014 and he has built a strong ISB proposition in Asia that has delivered strong business growth for HSBC Commercial Banking. He will bring a new impetus to our GTRF franchise in the Asia-Pacific.”
Ajay succeeds Siew Meng Tan, whose appointment as Regional Head of Private Banking, Asia-Pacific, was previously announced.