Chief Executive Officer, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking and Europe & The Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
Simon joined the Group as CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking in April 2016. He assumed the additional responsibility for Commercial Banking in March 2018 and the Europe & Americas region in January 2021.
He was previously group managing director and chief executive of Global Commercial Banking at HSBC. He has extensive experience across our markets and client segments. Simon joined HSBC in 1989 and held a number of senior roles there, including deputy chairman and chief executive officer, Middle East and North Africa; chief executive officer, Korea; and head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Singapore. He has extensive experience in the areas of investment banking, corporate banking and transaction banking.
Simon is also the Chairman of the advisory board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business.
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