HSBC push must survive Westerman fallout

HSBC has been quick to stress there has been no change in strategy since the high profile departure last week of its co-head of global banking, Matthew Westerman. It must stick to its word, regardless of how many feathers the outgoing banker might have ruffled in his short time at the firm, writes David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 30 Nov 2017

Matthew Westerman arrived with a mandate to shake up HSBC, but judging from his abrupt departure this month it seems he shook it too hard. The reaction from seasoned HSBC insiders has been to retreat to their comfort zone.

With Westerman, the archetypal hard-charging investment ...

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