HSBC's Group General Manager, Asia Pacific arrives
Noel Quinn, Group General Manager/Regional Head of Commercial
Banking, Asia Pacific arrived in the country on Wednesday. During his
three day business visit, Noel will meet clients from both, public and
private sectors, "including the Central Bank, engage with HSBC
employees, and be updated on performance and strategic plans for the
development of the Bank's successful commercial banking business in Sri
Lanka." Noel has been a part of the HSBC Group since 1987 having started
his career with the then Midlands Banks in the UK. Since then he has
held a number of important positions and has gained experience across a
number of roles across the Bank's Corporate and Commercial Banking
businesses, including Head of Commercial Finance for Europe, Group
Director, Strategy and Development for North America Insurance Services
and Head of Planning for Commercial Banking in the UK.
Prior to taking up his current position, Quinn served as Group
General Manager and Head of Commercial Banking in UK and was
instrumental in leading this business through one of the most difficult
economic periods in recent history.
Noel qualified as an accountant with Grant Thornton.
He also studied at Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago
and the Royal College of Defense Studies in London.