Monday, 22 September 2014 00:02
Jayant Rikhye Head of International and Strategy and Planning Asia Pacific for The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited will be arriving in the country on a two day visit.
During his stay from 22 to 24 September 2014, he will meet with the Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, customers and employees of the bank.
As Head of International Asia Pacific, Rikhye has direct responsibility over 12 markets in Asia, comprising Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mauritius, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. In this capacity, he is a key source of support and guidance to country CEOs.
In addition to his role as Head of International Asia Pacific, Rikhye is currently maintaining his responsibilities as Head of Strategy and Planning Asia Pacific.
Rikhye joined the HSBC Group in 1989 in India. During his career with HSBC, he has worked in a number of countries and in a variety of functions including Operations in India, Internal Control and Securities Services in the Philippines, Corporate Banking in Taiwan and Financial Institutions Group and Institutional Fund Services in Hong Kong. His more recent appointments include Acting Chief Operating Officer for The Saudi British Bank in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Head of Securities Services for the Middle East and North Africa based in the United Arab Emirates.
Rikhye is also Chairman of HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited, Director & Chairman of HSBC Bank (Mauritius) Limited, Chairman of the Members’ Council of HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Limited, Non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank Australia Limited Board, Director of HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited, Vice Chairman of Board of Director HSBC Savings Bank and a President Commissioner of the Board of Commissioners of PT Bank Ekonomi Raharja Tbk. He is also a member of a number of HSBC Asia Pacific committees including the Executive Committee, Asset and Liability Committee and Risk Management Committee.
Rikhye holds a Bachelor of Science (BSC) in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Rikhye is married with two children.