Appointment of Colin Bell as Group Head of Global Standards Execution and Remediation

Colin Bell will be appointed as Group Head of Global Standards Execution and Remediation, a new position, subject to Regulatory approval.

Colin joins HSBC from UBS where he is Head of Compliance and Operational Risk Control. He has nearly ten years experience in financial crime and risk roles as well as sixteen years in the British Army.

Colin will report to Stuart Gulliver, HSBC Group CEO. The role further enhances HSBC’s commitment to implement the most effective global standards to combat financial crime and will drive our ongoing progress in strengthening financial crime detection, anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance.

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Gillian James
+44 (0) 20 7992 0516

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The HSBC Group
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 6,000 offices in 71 countries and territories in Asia, Europe, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,410bn at 31 December 2015, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations.

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