Andy Grisdale has been appointed HSBC’s Chief of Staff, Commercial Banking, Asia-Pacific, effective immediately. Andy will be responsible for the development of key strategic, operational initiatives across Commercial Banking including Global Standards, Business Risk & Continuity Management, Product Governance, and Operational Distribution; as well as developing our Commercial Banking strategy across the region.
Andy will report regionally to Noel Quinn, Group General Manager and Regional Head of Commercial Banking, Asia-Pacific, and functionally to John Casey, HSBC’s Global Chief of Staff, Commercial Banking.
Noel Quinn commented, “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.”
Andy joined HSBC in 1984 and has gained solid banking experience in branch management, risk and corporate banking. Prior to this appointment, Andy held the post of Head of Commercial Banking in Malaysia for three years.
Andy succeeds Sanjay Prakash who has been appointed HSBC’s Head of International, Commercial Banking, Asia-Pacific.