Greg Hingston, CEO of HSBC Life and Insurance Partnerships.

HSBC appoints global CEO of HSBC Life

Greg Hingston was the former wealth and personal banking head in Hong Kong.

HSBC has appointed Greg Hingston as the global CEO of HSBC Life and Insurance Partnerships. He succeeds Bryce Johns, who has decided to pursue an opportunity outside of HSBC.

In his new role as Global CEO, HSBC Life and Insurance Partnerships, Hingston will be responsible for leading and growing HSBC’s insurance business, which globally, contributed around a third of overall WPB profits and around 12% of Group profits in the first half of 2021.

Hingston has been with the HSBC Group for 15 years where he was previously head of WPB Hong Kong, regional head of retail banking of EMEA, head of customer value management & head of international for retail banking and wealth management in Europe, and global head of strategy for RBWM. Earlier in his career, he spent five years at Prudential Corporation Asia Ltd where he led Business Development, Strategic Planning and M&A.

The appointment will take effect on 1 January 2022.

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