Inwha Huh is joining HSBC as head of global trade and receivables finance (GTRF), US and Canada, from June 23.

Previously managing director, global trade finance strategy, at GE Capital, Huh will be responsible for leading and managing HSBC’s GTRF activities across the US and Canada for commercial and global banking clients. She will report to Stuart Tait, global head of GTRF, and Wyatt Crowell, senior executive vice-president and head of commercial banking, HSBC Bank USA.

“Inwha brings to HSBC a strong track record of working with companies and investors in emerging markets. This appointment underscores HSBC’s value in connecting our clients to opportunities in more than 60 countries and territories worldwide,” Crowell says.

Before working at GE Capital, Huh held a number of roles in trade finance and commercial banking at Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and BNY Mellon, in the US, UK and Asia.

She succeeds Prabhat Vira, who takes up the new role of global head of strategic transformation, GTRF, also reporting to Tait.