Tanmi Haque has been appointed Country Head of Retail Banking, HSBC Bangladesh effective from August 1. Tanmi is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years’ experience across diverse functions of Banking and Development Sector including Strategy, Corporate & Retail Relationship Management, Financial Analysis, SME Advocacy, Process Effectiveness and Compliance. Before joining HSBC, Tanmi was Head of Priority and Wealth, Standard Chartered Bank and has also worked for IFC under World Bank Group, said a media release on Sunday. Also read: HSBC Bangladesh launches instant payments collection solution for customers She started her career with American Express Bank, Dhaka as Management Trainee in 1998. Tanmi succeeds Ahmed Saiful Islam who is moving to a new regional role in Hongkong within the bank. Md. Mahbub ur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bangladesh said: “It is exciting to see the female leadership taking up the responsibility of leading our market winning retail banking team. I am confident that Tanmi’s knowledge and experience will strongly enhance our retail banking operations, and contribute significantly to the success of the bank’s overall strategy.” Also read: HSBC, IBA award young talents of Bangladesh with future skills Tanmi completed her MBA from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia where she obtained a ‘High Distinction’ while specialising in Finance. She had also completed MBA in Finance from The Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.