President & CEO HSBC USA Inc. and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
Irene Dorner was named President and CEO of HSBC USA Inc. and HSBC Bank USA, N.A. in January 2010, subsidiaries of HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC), one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. She also serves as Director HSBC North America Holdings Inc., HSBC USA Inc. and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
Dorner first joined the organization in 1982 as an in-house lawyer of Samuel Montagu & Co Limited, the merchant banking arm of Midland Bank, which was later acquired by the HSBC Group. She has held positions as Chief Operating Officer of Treasury and Capital Markets, and General Manager of Marketing and Human Resources functions for HSBC Bank plc. Dorner also had responsibility for HSBC Bank plc's branch network in the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and has also held the position of General Manager, Premier and Wealth Management of HSBC Bank plc prior to being appointed Deputy Chairman and CEO HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad in 2007.
Dorner recently served as President of Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI), a member of The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) and Institute of Bankers Malaysia (IBBM) and as a trustee of Aged European Fund (AEF).
Dorner graduated from St. Anne’s College Oxford with MA in Jurisprudence.