HSBC Bank Canada has announced a replacement for president and CEO Lindsay Gordon, who is retiring in January. The new president and CEO will be Paulo Maia, currently chief executive officer of HSBC Bank Australia, the bank said Tuesday. Besides relinquishing his roles as president and CEO effective Jan. 5, Gordon is also stepping down as chairman of HSBC Global Asset Management Canada Ltd. He will remain connected with the bank, however, through an appointment to the board of directors of HSBC France, subject to required approvals. Maia, who has been CEO of HSBC Bank Australia since July 2009, previously held a variety of senior positions with HSBC Bank Brazil since joining the bank in 1993 in Sao Paulo as director, corporate finance.
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