James Davies

Head of Marketing

HSBC Bank Canada

James Davies is Head of Marketing for HSBC Commercial Banking and Global Banking and Markets in Canada. In his role, he is responsible for building the brand and continually enhancing customer propositions and experiences in order to grow HSBC’s two B2B businesses in Canada. 
Founded in 1865 to finance trade between Asia and the West, HSBC is now one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, serving approximately 38 million customers worldwide.  
Before moving to Toronto in July 2017, Davies led HSBC’s Asia-Pacific campaigns team and was also responsible for marketing across 15 markets in Asia. Prior to that, he held a global role in London, where he established HSBC’s first content marketing team and helped the bank take some of its earliest steps into social media.
Davies is actively involved in the LGBT community through his work with HSBC Pride, as well as being one of the bank’s sustainability leaders.