Matthew Kirkby is set to join HSBC as regional head of large corporates for its commercial banking (CMB) business in Asia Pacific. His official start date is July 6.

Kirkby makes the move to the bank from CIMB, where he currently works as co-head of investment banking and CEO, North Asia. He has also held positions at ABN Amro and RBS.

In his new role, he will be based in Hong Kong and report Noel Quinn, regional head of CMB Asia Pacific and Joel Van Dusen, global head of large corporates for CMB.