Gerald “Gerry” Keefe will lead HSBC’s investment bank in the Americas beginning January 2021. Prior to the announcement of his new appointment, Keefe served as the Global Head of Corporate and Public Sector Sales for Citi’s treasury and trade solutions team. Keefe joined Citi in 2006 and moved to Hong Kong in 2016 to take up a newly created role that gave him an oversight of corporate banking business covering financial institutions, public sector clients, and multinational firms in the region. Before that, he was head of the U.S. bank’s corporate banking division in Japan. Keefe is a graduate of Tulane University.