Mr. Brian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank plc, a Group Managing Director of HSBC Holdings plc and a member of the Group Management Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. (‘HSBC Malta’) as an Executive Director, subject to regulatory approval.
As CEO of HSBC Bank plc, Mr. Robertson is responsible for all the Group’s operations in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Mr. Robertson is also Chairman of HSBC Life (UK) Limited and a Director of HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited.
Mr. Robertson has been with the HSBC Group for 38 years and has extensive international experience, having worked in the Middle East, Hong Kong, USA, the United Kingdom and Canada.
He succeeds Mr. Peter William Boyles on the HSBC Malta Board. Mr. Boyles steps down from his position as Executive Director of HSBC Malta with effect from 5 March 2013 following his recent appointment as Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Group Global Private Banking.
HSBC Malta Chairman Albert Mizzi said: “On behalf of the Board, I take this opportunity to thank Peter for his enormous contribution to the bank over the past 3 years. And we are delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Robertson succeeding him. Brian’s distinguished career within the HSBC Group will allow him to bring his extensive experience to facilitate HSBC Malta’s growth, helping to increase the bank’s connectivity within the HSBC Group and internationalise its business.”
Mr. Robertson said: “I look forward to working with the team in Malta. For the past 14 years, HSBC Malta has been growing from strength to strength. With a strong domestic franchise and an appetite to grow internationally, HSBC Malta is well placed to benefit from the opportunities that a global group like HSBC has to offer.”