Deakin named HSBC Bahrain chief
Manama, April 7, 2013
HSBC Bank Middle East has announced the appointment of Matthew Deakin as the new chief executive of HSBC Bahrain, effective from April.
Deakin takes up his new position in Bahrain after completing four years as president and chief executive of HSBC Korea, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
He succeeds Patrick Gallagher, who is taking up a new position as chief executive HSBC Sri Lanka and Maldives.
Deakin joined HSBC in 1989, and since then, he has gained experience in a wide variety of roles all over the world. He has worked in finance, in capital markets, in corporate and commercial banking and in planning, gaining this experience in London, Mexico and Panama.
"Matthew brings a strong track record of performance and delivery to his new role in Bahrain, where his experience and dedication will be a great benefit," said HSBC Middle East chief executive Simon Cooper.-TradeArabia News Service