HSBC has appointed Stefan Lecher as regional head of investments and wealth solutions (IWS), Asia-Pacific, with effect from October 2021. Stefan will be based in Hong Kong, reporting to Lavanya Chari, global head of investments and wealth solutions.
Lecher joins HSBC from UBS, where he held a number of key product and investment roles with global wealth management over the past 17 years. He was recently head CIO, global investment management, Asia-Pacific, where he had end-to-end responsibility for discretionary and advisory mandates, funds, alternatives and wealth planning. He has also held the role of head of investment platform and solutions in Hong Kong.
Chari says: “Lecher’s extensive experience, capabilities and leadership are an excellent match for our intentions to take our investment products and solutions to the next level in Asia and beyond.”