HSBC Malaysia appoints new commercial banking head

HSBC has appointed veteran banker Andrew Sill as the new head of commercial banking (CMB) in Malaysia.

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Sill will be in charged of commercial banking, global trade and receivables finance, and the global liquidity and cash management businesses. Still will take on his new banking role on 13 June, replacing Mahbub Ur Rahman who had moved to Bangladesh as deputy chief executive officer (CEO) and country head of CMB.

He will report to CEO of HSBC Malaysia, Mukhtar Hussain and regionally to Stuart Tait, the regional head of CMB, Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining HSBC, Sill was a CEO at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Malaysia and also the bank's head of international banking for Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. His responsible include the overall management and strategic direction of RBS in Malaysia, its global client based in Malaysia and RBS Indonesia and Thailand's client franchises.

“Still’s experience will be an asset to the management team. His knowledge of transaction banking and ties to the business community will be invaluable as we look to build strong and sustainable businesses that focus on the needs of our customers,” Mukhtar said.