His role covers the management of HSBC’s international banking centre, which is a unit within HSBC Bank Malta that provides a service to its international client base, and provides banking services to corporate clients registered overseas wishing to expand or relocate to Malta.
Debono has 17 years of experience in financial services including senior management roles within HSBC’s personal banking, risk, and commercial banking areas.
In 2005, he implemented group credit systems before moving to relationship management within the bank’s commercial banking department. He also managed the setting up of the HSBC Premier Centre in Swieqi; the first Premier Centre to be launched in Malta.
HSBC Malta’s head of commercial banking Michel Cordina said the appointment brought “valuable expertise and talent to HSBC Malta’s international business”.
HSBC Malta is part of the banking group’s international presence comprising over 6,900 offices in over 80 countries.