Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #6

Martin Tricaud

Sector: Banking
Company: HSBC
Designation: CEO, MENA and Turkey
Nationality: French
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Tricaud heads MENA and Turkey, which are two of HSBC’s eight “scale markets” that collectively contribute around 60% to group revenues. Under Tricaud’s leadership, MENA was the second largest contributor to HSBC’s profits last year, earning $2.3 billion in profit before tax and contributing 6% to global revenues. HSBC has prioritised environmental, social, and governance in the region and supported leading educational organizations and government ministries across the Middle East particularly in the STEM fields. Tricaud is a board member on HSBC subsidiaries in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey, and an advisor to the French government.