HSBC wins the Asian Banker award
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) was chosen as
winner of the Asian Banker Award for Achievement in Treasury for 2007.
Award: HSBC officials with the award in Vietnam
HSBC was recognised yesterday by 'The Asian Banker' for Achievement
in Treasury in the Asia Pacific region. An exclusive audience of top
industry leaders from around the world witnessed the award ceremony for
37 of the top professionals in the banking industry in the Asia Pacific
region held in Hanoi, Vietnam.
This is the highest award available for achievement in treasury in
the banking industry in the Asia Pacific. The award plays an important
role in cultivating a culture of excellence amongst institutions and
senior management in the banking industry in Asia.
"The benchmark for excellence in leadership in Asia Pacific and the
Gulf region has become incredibly high, as the accomplishments of this
year's Achievement Award winners demonstrate," says Emmanuel Daniel,
President of The Asian Banker said.
"Asia has a fine cohort of truly global leaders, and Asia's best
banks are attracting an incredible amount of attention globally," he
added. Five regional and international awards were given to top bankers
and regulators, along with 17 awards for young bankers under the age of
40 who were being recognised as the region's most promising young
Nine other awards focused on achievements in specific business lines
in the financial services industry.
Two awards focused on supporting industries, executive search and
legal advice and the night also honoured three senior bankers with
lifetime achievement awards. The award ceremony was held in conjunction
with The Asian Banker Summit, undisputedly the largest gathering of
financial services industry professionals in the Asia Pacific region.
The Summit is held annually in different Asian cities, and this
year's was held in Hanoi.
This year, The Asian Banker Summit is holding a joint conference with
the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) called the BAFT
Asia Conference on Cash, Treasury & Trade.
It is the first Asian conference organised by BAFT, an affiliate of
the American Bankers Association that promotes the discussion of global
issues in the financial services industry.