LISA Williams has been appointed to the new post of regional international commercial manager for HSBC covering Yorkshire.
Ms Williams (pictured) is one of four new RICMs appointed across the UK. The managers will work with local commercial banking managers to help their customers conduct business across borders by helping them cope with international jurisdictions and language barriers.
Ms Williams has already held trade events in Leeds and Gateshead and joined a delegation to China to help strengthen links between businesses in the north-east and the British Chamber of Commerce and China-British Business Council. She is also working with the UK India Business Council.
She was previously head of commercial for Leeds and has worked for HSBC for 18 years across commercial and retail banking.