Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Ltd in Bangladesh has recently appointed Bashar M Tareq as global markets director.

Tareq will also join the bank’s management committee in Bangladesh, an announcement said.

A certified treasury professional from the Graduate School of Business at Melbourne University, Australia, he also obtained a master’s degree from Dhaka University.

Before joining HSBC, Tareq had worked for international banks including Citigroup and ANZ. He is a former chairperson of the technical committee of Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers Association.

Commenting on the appointment, Sanjay Prakash, chief executive officer of HSBC in Bangladesh, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Bashar to HSBC. I’m confident that his extensive knowledge and experience will assist us in driving our business ahead.”

BBN/SSR/AD-04Oct10-12:23 am (BST)