HSBC has appointed Regina Lee as its new Singapore head of commercial banking to accelerate its push into South-east Asia.
The appointment will take effect from March 1.
She takes over from Alan Turner, who will move on to head the bank’s commercial banking unit in Canada after over three years in Singapore, said HSBC in a statement on Wednesday.
Having joined the bank in 1997, Ms Lee brings over 20 years of experience spanning corporate and commercial banking. She was most recently managing director of corporate banking at HSBC Hong Kong where, since 2018, she led the coverage team for TMT (or technology, media, and telecommunications), consumer, as well as retail and commodities.
She also has strong operational and risk management expertise, having spent three years as chief operating officer of commercial banking at HSBC Hong Kong. Her prior roles include managing