Paulo Maia has been appointed CEO, HSBC Latin America effective July 1, 2015.
An international executive, Mr. Maia joined HSBC in 1993 and has held executive positions in each of the bank's main business lines: Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets; and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Mr. Maia has worked in Brazil, Great Britain, the United States and Australia. He was appointed Executive Director of HSBC Bank Brazil in 2000 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer in Brazil in 2008. He was most recently Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Australia before his appointment on January 7, 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Bank Canada based in Vancouver. On August 12, 2013 Mr. Maia was appointed Group General Manager of HSBC Holdings plc. For 11 years prior to joining HSBC, he held positions in corporate finance and corporate banking in New York, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
Sandra Stuart, who joined HSBC in 1980, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bank Canada, succeding Maia.