HSBC announces retirement of Iain Mackay as Executive Director

HSBC Holdings plc has announced that Iain Mackay will retire from HSBC, to be succeeded as Executive Director and Group Finance Director by Ewen Stevenson. The specific retirement and appointment dates will be confirmed in due course.

Group Chief Executive, John Flint said:

We are very grateful to Iain Mackay for his 11 years of highly professional and dedicated service; the last eight as Group Finance Director. He has played a leading role implementing Group strategy, ensuring the firm’s compliance with regulatory standards and improving the quality of our financial reporting. I would like to thank Iain on behalf of the Board for his unstinting commitment to HSBC and wish him well for the future.

Ewen Stevenson has held the role of Chief Financial Officer at The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc since 2014. Prior to this he was at Credit Suisse where his last role was co-Head of the EMEA Investment Banking Division and co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry both as an advisor to major banks and as an executive.

Ewen Stevenson commented:

I am delighted to be joining HSBC. I look forward to working with the Board, John and his executive team.

Commenting on Ewen’s appointment John Flint added:

Ewen is a highly experienced executive with a proven track record as a chief financial officer. He is both a strategic thinker and a highly accomplished expert in his field. He brings a wealth of international experience and will be a welcome addition to the senior management team.

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