John Flint is the Executive Director and Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc, Mr Flint joined HSBC as an International Officer in October 1989. He spent the first 14 years of his career with HSBC in Asia helping to establish and expand the HSBC Global Markets business in the region before moving back to London in 2004. He has represented the Group in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Bahrain, the United States and the United Kingdom.
He was appointed a Group Managing Director in January 2013 and Chief Executive of Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Mr Flint was born in 1968 in Yorkshire. He was educated at Dhahran Academy and Giggleswick School. He holds a BA (Honours) in Economics from Portsmouth Polytechnic. He is married with two children.