Senior Vice President, HSBC Bank USA
Supply Chain Risk & Finance
Astar Saleh is Senior Vice President at HSBC Bank USA, based in Los Angeles, responsible for business development for the Global Trade & Receivables Finance group.
Astar is an accomplished solution provider with a track record of success in a diverse and challenging global environment. He has substantive 20 years of experience in trade, Supply Chain Finance and working capital solutions. Astar has been based in New York, Singapore, Los Angeles and San Francisco before going back to his home base in Los Angeles. He was the Technology Media and Telecom sector head for Global Trade with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Managing Director and Global Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance with JPMorgan Chase and Head of Trade Risk Distribution with Deutsche Bank.
Astar also had his own consulting company to create structured financing & credit risk mitigation solutions for corporate and institutional clients.
Astar has received numerous industry accolades for deals and leadership including Best Structured Trade Bank, Best Solutions Bank & Deal of the Year awards.