Simon Vaughan Johnson / The Malta Chamber

Outgoing HSBC Bank Malta CEO Simon Vaughan Johnson on Friday officially called time on his professional career, retiring after 36 years at HSBC Group.

“It’s been an honour and a privilege to have served our customers with many outstanding colleagues over the past 36 years,” he said.

“I would like to say a sincere thank you for all your friendship, hard work, and collaboration, and I look forward to keeping in touch,” he continued.

His decision to retire was first announced last February, where it was also revealed that Geoffrey Fichte, President and CEO of HSBC Bank Uruguay, will take his place on 1st May 2023.

Geoffrey Fichte
New HSBC Bank Malta CEO Geoffrey Fichte

Mr Vaughan Johnson first joined HSBC Group in 1986, and since then has worked in a number of the bank’s international offices, including France, Dubai, Kuwait, and Malta, among others. He served as CEO at HSBC Bank Malta for three years, and was primarily tasked with managing and supervising its operations.

“I’m very fortunate to have had the fantastic support of my wife and our children on our international adventures, for which I’m deeply grateful. The bank has enriched our personal lives beyond measure,” he explained.

“As a shareholder and pensioner, I shall continue to watch HSBC Group’s progress with great interest and a dash of pride,” he said, before wishing everyone the very best.

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