09 August 2017
London
Reporter: Drew Nicol

HSBC taps von Buren for global prime chief


Karl von Buren has taken on the role of HSBC’s global head of prime finance, following the departure of Paul Hamill in July.

Von Buren, who is based in London, was formerly head of equity finance and delta one, having worked his way up the ranks since joining HSBC in 1997.

Hamill vacated the role after just under six years at the bank and is now on gardening leave.

Von Buren’s promotion marks the second senior role change in the bank’s prime desk in July after Paul Busby, HSBC’s former head of prime finance for the Americas, left to become ENSO’s global head of sales.

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