China: How to Leverage Business Opportunities as a u.s. Based Entrepreneur
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed alumnus Michael MacIntyre '97, US Head of Business Banking at HSBC and Henry Han, Director and Regional Head of China Desk at HSBC for a talk on How to Leverage Business Opportunities a U.S. Based Entrepreneur in China on November 28, 2016.
The talk is part of a regular series of events organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship that connects St. Francis students with business leaders from a variety of industries, giving them a window into how to succeed in their own business ventures.
Henry Han has been with HSBC Group for 11 years. Prior to his current position as the Regional China Desk Head for HSBC's Global Banking in America, Henry spent 8 Years with HSBC China assuming various senior roles such as the General Manager Chengdu and Regional Head of Central and Western China for Global Banking. Henry joined HSBC in 2005 from Bank of China where he had spent 11 years in positions in Global Trade Finance and the Credit Risk Management Department. In 2000, Henry was selected by China Financial Sector Training Scheme, a high profile professional training program sponsored by the British government. He spent 9 months in Shanghai, London, and Isle of Man for training and work attachments learning various functions of HSBC Bank Plc. This 9 months gave him a broad understanding of HSBC's global scope and the wide range of products and services offered by a leading global financial group. Upon his return to Bank of China, he become one of the youngest Area directors, responsible for the management of a $1 billion portfolio and regional credit policy. In 2013, Henry took the challenge to relocate to New York to set up the North America China Desk. In this role, he is responsible to prepare the firm's China business strategy, as well as coordinate and work with product partners across Asia and America to provide holistic, one stop solutions for leading Chinese multinationals. Over the past year, Henry's role has further expanded to include responsibility overseeing the whole America's China portfolio.