Management team

Executive Committee, HSBC Bank Canada

Sandra Stuart

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sandra Stuart was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Bank Canada in June 2015. She is a member of the Board of HSBC Bank Canada, and is also Chief Executive Officer, and Chair of the Board of HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited.

Ms Stuart joined HSBC in 1982, and has held a number of senior positions within the bank. Previous roles include: Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank Canada; Senior Vice President and Head of Operations, HSBC Bank Canada; 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 and member of the Faculty Advisory Board of the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business.

 

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Jacques Fleurant

Chief Financial Officer

Jacques Fleurant was appointed Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Bank Canada in July 2012. He is a member of the Board of HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., is Chair of the bank's Asset and Liability Committee, and is a member of the bank’s Risk Management Committee.

Mr Fleurant joined HSBC in 2000, and has held a variety of senior finance and operations positions in the Canadian bank. Before his current role, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Global Banking and Markets, HSBC Bank Canada. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants.

 

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Kimberly Flood

Senior Vice President and Head of Communications

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

Before joining HSBC, Ms Flood spent 15 years in chief in-house communications counsel roles for several international financial services organizations. Prior to that, she worked at several of Canada's leading public relations agencies specializing in financial communications.

 

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Chris Hatton

Chief Operating Officer

Chris Hatton was appointed Chief Operating Officer for HSBC Bank Canada in July 2015.

Mr Hatton joined HSBC in 1996, and has held senior management roles across the bank in both the UK and the US. Previous roles include: Regional Chief Operating Officer, North American Commercial Banking, HSBC Bank USA, NA; Chief of Staff, Global Commercial Banking, HSBC Holdings plc; Senior Manager, Commercial Banking Europe, HSBC Bank plc; and Manager Development, Commercial Banking, HSBC Bank plc.

 

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Jason Henderson

Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Banking and Markets

Jason Henderson was appointed Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Banking and Markets for HSBC Bank Canada in March 2013. He is also a member of the Boards of HSBC Bank Canada and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc.

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.

 

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Stephen O’Leary

Chief Risk Officer

Stephen O'Leary was appointed Chief Risk Officer for HSBC Bank Canada in August 2015.

Mr O’Leary joined HSBC in 1988, and has held a variety of roles across the bank – primarily in Asia and the UK. Previous roles include: Chief Risk Officer, HSBC India; Head of Business Analysis and Capital Management, Commercial Banking, Hong Kong; and Managing Director and Head of Strategy and Credit Portfolio Management, Corporate & Investment Banking Management, Hong Kong. Prior to that, he had several client-facing roles in the UK, Indonesia and the US.

 

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Linda Seymour

Executive Vice President and Country Head of Commercial Banking

Linda Seymour was appointed Executive Vice President and Country Head of Commercial Banking for HSBC Bank Canada in September 2011. She is a member of the Board of HSBC Capital (Canada) Inc., and is a member of the bank’s Asset and Liability Committee.

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

 

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Georgia Stavridis

Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Crime Compliance

Georgia Stavridis was appointed Head of Financial Crime Compliance for HSBC Bank Canada in September 2014.

Ms Stavridis joined HSBC in 2001, and has held a variety of senior compliance roles in the bank. Previous roles include: Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, Chief Compliance Officer of the Trust and Mutual Fund businesses, Head of Compliance for the Retail Banking business, Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Senior Legal Counsel. Before joining HSBC, Ms Stavridis practiced law at a Canadian law firm and held a client facing role in corporate trust financial services.

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Nancy Sullivan

Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Regulatory Compliance

Nancy Sullivan was appointed Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Regulatory Compliance for HSBC Bank Canada in January 2015.

Before joining HSBC, Ms Sullivan spent 10 years in various senior roles for several international financial services organizations. Prior to that, Ms Sullivan spent a number of years working in private practice.

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Kim Toews

Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources

Kim Toews was appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources for HSBC Bank Canada in May 2017.

Ms Toews joined HSBC in 1990, and has held a variety of positions across the bank, including roles in Asia, the UK and Canada. Previous roles include: Global Head of HR, Software Delivery, HSBC Malaysia; Global Head of HR, HSBC Technology Services, Global Banking and Markets, HSBC Bank plc; Head of Learning, Talent Management, Resourcing, and Organizational Development, HSBC Bank Canada. Before her current role, she was the Vice President, Human Resources, HSBC Technology Services and Functions, HSBC Bank Canada.

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Larry Tomei

Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Larry Tomei was appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management for HSBC Bank Canada in October 2016.

Before joining HSBC, Mr Tomei was Senior Vice President of a major Canadian financial business. He has spent 22 years with another Canadian financial institution, working in progressively senior roles including heading the national sales and service team for retail distribution, heading sales for private wealth management, and leading the institution's mutual fund arm.

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Sophia Tsui

Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor

Sophia Tsui was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor for HSBC Bank Canada in August 2016.

Ms Tsui joined HSBC in 1994, and has held progressively senior roles on the Global Risk team. Before her current role, she was the Global Head of Risk Governance & Risk Appetite, HSBC Holdings plc. Before joining HSBC, Ms Tsui was an auditor with an international firm, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

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Josée Turcotte

Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Head of Governance

Josée Turcotte was appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Head of Governance for HSBC Bank Canada in June 2016.

Before joining HSBC, Ms Turcotte served as Secretary to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). Prior to this role, she served as Deputy Secretary and as Independent Adjudicative Counsel to the OSC, as Senior Legal Counsel to the Canadian Competition Tribunal, and as Competition Law Officer at the Competition Bureau.

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Annelle Wilkins

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

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

Ms Wilkins joined HSBC in 1995, and has held progressively senior roles within the bank's legal department in Canada. Prior to joining HSBC, she practiced law at a national law firm.

 

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Board of Directors, HSBC Bank Canada

  • Samuel Minzberg, Chairman of the Board, HSBC Bank Canada; Senior Partner, Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg LLP
  • Pierre Goad, Group Managing Director and Group Head of Employee Insight and Communications, HSBC Holdings plc
  • Michael Grandin, Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Conduct Review Committee, HSBC Bank Canada
  • 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
  • Sandra Stuart, Group General Manager, President and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bank Canada
  • Helen Wong, Group General Manager, Chief Executive of Greater China, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited