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Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper

Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking

Simon Cooper joined HSBC in 1989 and has worked in the UK, Asia and the Middle East. He was appointed a Group Managing Director and Chief Executive of Global Commercial Banking, and joined the Group Management Board in October 2013.

He is a director of HSBC Bank plc.

In his previous roles Mr Cooper was Chief Executive of HSBC Korea from 2006 to 2009 and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking of HSBC Singapore from 2004 to 2006. He was appointed a Group General Manager in 2008 and Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of HSBC Middle East and North Africa in 2009.

His other previous roles at HSBC include: Chairman of HSBC Bank Egypt SAE and of HSBC Bank Oman; and director of the Saudi British Bank and of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited.

Mr Cooper is based in London.