Westpac appoint Guilherme Lima as Chief Executive of the Business Division

Jun 2019

Guilherme joins Westpac Group from HSBC in Hong Kong where he has been Group Head of Wealth Management.

Guilherme has 22 years' experience in banking and consulting in Hong Kong, Brazil, UK, US, Spain and the Netherlands. In his most recent role as Group Head of Wealth Management at HSBC Hong Kong, Guil led wealth proposition teams covering products, insights and solutions globally for customer segments including Premier, Jade, and International and Cross-border clients. He started at HSBC as Group Head of Strategy in London in 2010 after a career totalling 10 years at McKinsey & Co. Appointed a Partner of McKinsey in 2007, Guil led client relationships across emerging and developed markets in retail and wholesale banking and wealth management. Guil started his career at Citigroup in Brazil as an intern and financial analyst focused on credit analysis. 
 
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Management and Finance from Brazilian private higher education institution, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and a Master of Business Administration in Strategy, Corporate Finance and Investment Management from Harvard Business School.

Read Westpac's announcement here.