Hellenic Bank has appointed Youssef A. Nasr, a Lebanese-born US citizen and former HSBC banker as chairman of its board of directors.
His appointment is subject to approval by the Central Bank and will take effect once the Board position becomes available.
The 63-year old Nasr was working at HSBC for 34 years, from 1976 and retired in 2010. He served both as a Chairman and in other senior management positions in several locations including New York, Paris, London, Toronto, Vancouver, Sao Paulo and Dubai. He also served as HSBC’s President and CEO at HSBC Canada (1997-99), HSBC USA, HSBC North America (1999-2003). From 2003 to 2006 he was the Chairman at HSBC Brazil and Group General Manager of HSBC South America. Between 2007-2010 he was the Chairman and CEO of HSBC Middle East and North Africa.
Mr Nasr obtained his degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University (UK) and his MBA from Harvard University (USA).
He currently serves as a chairman of the board of directors at Metin Mitchell & Company, a Dubai-based executive search and management advisory company and is Member of the Board of Director of Brookfield Asset Management. Besides he teaches at the Executive MBA Programme of the American University of Beirut and works on some ad-hoc consulting projects.
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