Mark Surgenor has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Sri Lanka and the Maldives from 1 December 2021. He succeeds Mark Prothero, who retired from HSBC at the end of August.
Prior to this new appointment, Mark Surgenor was HSBC’s Group Head of Wealth Management, Wealth & Personal Banking. In that role, Mark was serving the wealth management needs of HSBC’s clients up to the Private Bank across all markets in which HSBC operates.
Surendra Rosha, Group Managing Director and Co-Chief Executive HSBC – Asia Pacific said, “Mark led our Global Wealth Management and also our Asian Wealth growth programme and we look forward to Mark bringing this depth of experience to his new role. We thank Mark Prothero for his 31-years of service to HSBC – a career that has seen him work across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and the US. His five years at the helm in Sri Lanka and the Maldives have built a firm foundation for the future, thanks to his focus on resilience and developing our people.”
Mark Surgenor joined HSBC in 2009 and has undertaken leadership roles in Europe, Latin America, and Asia encompassing Group, Region, and Country Head positions. Prior to HSBC, Mark was at the Lloyds Banking Group where he held a number of senior positions across International Corporate and Retail Banking in the UK, the Middle East, and Asia.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Business & Finance and a master’s degree in International Marketing. Mark is passionate about exploring the outdoors and a keen participant and follower of the sport.