Private Banks

HSBC Private Banking appoint new Global Head of Products, Investments and Collaboration

HSBC has announced the appointment of Lavanya Chari as Global Head of Products, Investments and Collaboration for HSBC Private Banking, effective July 2020.

Chari will lead HSBC’s private banking and wealth product strategy, and be responsible for the global Investment Products team, serving the needs of Private Banking clients and Personal Banking customers. Her appointment further signals HSBC’s ongoing commitment to growing its global wealth business, said the firm in a press release.

Chari will report to the CEO of HSBC Private Banking, António Simões, and Annabel Spring, Head of Customers and Products, Wealth and Personal Banking.

Chari brings deep experience of wealth products and structured investment solutions, and of working with a broad range of clients from retail distributors through private banks and sovereign wealth funds. The appointment supports HSBC’s ambition to bring a broader range of wealth expertise to the full continuum of clients and customers across Wealth and Personal Banking.

Chari joined Deutsche Bank in 2002 after completing her MBA, and has since held a number of senior positions in the Wealth Management and Global Markets business, most recently as Global Head of Products and Solutions for Private Banking. Prior to that, Chari ran various businesses withing Global Markets including Structured Investment Solutions for Asia, Commodities Asset Structuring globally and Rates Asset Structuring for Europe.