UPDATED ON: Friday, September 10, 2010
HSBC Bank Canada:
Executive Vice-President, National Head of Commercial Banking & Regional President, Central and Eastern Canada
From The Globe and Mail
HSBC Bank Canada is pleased to announce the following appointment:
Mark Watkinson, Executive Vice-President, National Head of Commercial Banking & Regional President, Central and Eastern Canada.
Mark Watkinson served previously as President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Philippines and prior to that, as Senior Vice-President and Group Head of Corporate Middle Markets in the United States.
With 25 years at HSBC, Mr. Watkinson has held a number of key Commercial Banking positions withing the company, and has worked extensively abroad in locations such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United States, Philippines, Brunei, United Arab Emirates and Canada.
Mark Watkinson has completed an MBA and is a qualified Barrister in the United Kingdom.
HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, has more than 260 offices, including over 140 bank branches, and is the leading international bank in Canada. With around 8000 offices in 87 countries and territories and assets of US$2,418 billion at 30 June 2010, the HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations.