Leadership team - Overview and Profiles

Leadership Team

Leadership

At HSBC Bank Canada, no one is more committed to Canadian clients, communities, employees, professional ethics and good governance than our Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Board of Directors

Samuel Minzberg
Chairman, HSBC Bank Canada
Senior Partner
Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg

Simon Cooper
Group Managing Director, Chief Executive of Commercial Banking
HSBC Holdings plc

Michael Grandin
Chairman, Audit and Risk Committee and Conduct Review Committee

Jason Henderson
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Banking and Markets
HSBC Bank Canada

Beth Horowitz
Corporate Director

Nancy Hughes Anthony
Corporate Director

Robert McFarlane
Corporate Director

Nancy McKinstry
Corporate Director

Sandra Stuart
President and Chief Executive Officer
HSBC Bank Canada

Helen Wong
Chief Executive, Greater China
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Executive Committee

Sandra Stuart
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms Stuart was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Bank Canada on 1 June 2015.

Ms Stuart joined HSBC in 1980 and has held a number of senior positions within the bank. Previous roles include Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank Canada, and Senior Vice President and Head of Operations, HSBC Bank Canada. She has also completed secondments in the US and South America, including postings as Chief Information Officer, Head of Information Technology for Group Personal Financial Services, HSBC North America; Senior Director, Distributed Networks, HSBC North America; and Senior Manager Call Centre Operations, HSBC Brazil.

Ms Stuart is Chair of the Women's Leadership Advisory Council at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, and is Leadership Co-Chair of the United Way of the Lower Mainland, BC Executive Cabinet.


Darren Boyer
Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor
Mr Boyer was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor for HSBC Bank Canada in September 2008.

Mr Boyer joined HSBC in 2002, and has served as the Chief Audit Executive since 2008. He has more than 20 years of audit experience, is a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, and holds Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist designations.


Jacques Fleurant
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Fleurant was appointed Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Bank Canada on 1 July 2012. He is also a member of the Executive and Risk Management Committees and chairs the bank's Asset and Liability Committee.

Mr Fleurant joined HSBC in 2000, and has held a variety of senior finance and operations positions at the bank. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Global Banking and Markets business in Canada.

Mr Fleurant is a member of the Society of Certified Management Accountants, and was named Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants in October 2013.


Kimberly Flood
Senior Vice President and Head of Communications
Ms Flood was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Communications for HSBC Bank Canada on 25 November 2013.

Prior to joining HSBC in 2013, Ms Flood was chief in-house communications counsel for several international organizations, including Aviva (Canada) and Fidelity Investments. Before transitioning into in-house communications counsel roles in 1999, she worked with several of Canada’s leading public relations agencies, specializing in financial communications.


Gail St. Germain
Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources
Ms St. Germain was appointed Executive Vice President Human Resources for HSBC Bank Canada on 1 October 2014.

Prior to joining HSBC in 2014, she was Managing Director, Human Resources, Marsh Canada (a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies). Ms St. Germain has more than 25 years of senior human resources experience, and entered the financial services sector in 1993 as Vice-President, Human Resources at BMO Nesbitt Burns.


Jason Henderson
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Banking and Markets
Mr Henderson was appointed Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Banking and Markets for HSBC Bank Canada on 1 March 2013. He is also a member of the Executive and Asset and Liability Committees for the Canadian bank.

Mr Henderson joined HSBC in 2006 in New York, where he was Head of Currency and Commodity Derivatives for the Americas. Before joining HSBC, he spent 13 years with another Canadian financial institution.


Ralph Hilton
Chief Risk Officer
Mr Hilton was appointed Chief Risk Officer for HSBC Bank Canada on 1 July 2012.

Mr Hilton joined HSBC in 1983, and has held several senior positions across various business lines and risk management functions.


Betty Miao
Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management
Ms Miao was appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking for HSBC Bank Canada on 15 June 2012. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Investment Funds (Canada) Inc. and sits on the Board of HSBC entities of HSBC Private Wealth Services Inc., and HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited.

Ms Miao joined HSBC in 1990 in Hong Kong and has held a number of senior roles across various business lines and functions in Asia, the UK and North America. Prior to her current role, she was the Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management and an Executive Director for HSBC Taiwan.


Linda Seymour
Executive Vice President and Country Head of Commercial Banking
Ms Seymour was appointed Executive Vice President and Country Head of Commercial Banking for HSBC Bank Canada in September 2011. She is also a member of the Executive and Asset and Liability Committees for the Canadian bank.

Ms Seymour joined HSBC in 1988, and has held a number of senior roles in Commercial Banking and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Prior to her current role, she was Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Ontario region for HSBC Bank Canada.


Annelle Wilkins
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Ms Wilkins was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel for HSBC Bank Canada in 2007.

Ms Wilkins joined HSBC in 1995. She obtained her MBA and LLB from the University of Alberta, and then articled and practiced at a national law firm.

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