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HSBC appoints Martin Tricaud as Middle East, North Africa and Turkey CEO

FILE PHOTO: The HSBC bank logo is seen in the Canary Wharf financial district in London, Britain, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause/File Photo

DUBAI (Reuters) - HSBC has appointed Martin Tricaud as new regional chief executive officer for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday.

He succeeds Georges Elhedery who has been appointed to lead HSBC's global markets division.

Tricaud was CEO of HSBC Australia from March 2017.

(This story refiles to fix spelling of CEO's name in third graf.)

(Reporting by Davide Barbuscia; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)