6 December 2019
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
Appointment of Non-executive Chairman of
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Pursuant to the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rule 9.6.14 and Rule 13.51(2) of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, this is to notify that Laura M Cha ('Mrs Cha'), independent non-executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc (the 'Company'), has been appointed as non-executive Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ('HBAP') with effect from 6 December 2019. Mrs Cha is an existing independent non-executive Director and Deputy Chairman of HBAP, which is a principal subsidiary of the Company.
For and on behalf of the Board
Group Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Media enquiries to:
Gillian James +44 (0)20 7992 0516 [email protected]
Vinh Tran +852 2822 4924 [email protected]
Notes to editors:
1. The Board of Directors of HSBC Holdings plc as at the date of this announcement comprises: Mark Tucker*, Noel Quinn, Kathleen Casey†, Laura Cha†, Henri de Castries†, Irene Lee†, José Meade†, Heidi Miller†, Marc Moses, David Nish†, Ewen Stevenson, Jonathan Symonds†, Jackson Tai† and Pauline van der Meer Mohr†.
* Non-executive Group Chairman
† Independent non-executive Director
2. HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of HSBC, is headquartered in London. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 65 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,728bn at 30 September 2019, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations.
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Incorporated in England with limited liability. Registered number 617987
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