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HSBC's Noel Quinn Joins Out Leadership's Global Advisory Board

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HSBC's Noel Quinn Joins Out Leadership Global Advisory Board

HSBC Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking, and Group Managing Director, Noel Quinn has joined the Out Leadership Global Advisory Board.  

About Out Leadership

Out Leadership is a global LGBT+ business advisory company that is partnered with some of the world’s most influential firms to build business opportunity, cultivate talent, and drive equality forward. Out Leadership know that by including LGBT+ people at the most senior level of executive leadership in the organisation, they can greatly benefit the bottom line. This is called a Return on Equality™ and this is what they want organisations to achieve.

HSBC and Out Leadership

HSBC have been an avid supporter of Out Leadership for many years. HSBC co-hosted the 2015 Out Leadership summit in Asia and Quinn hosted Out Leadership’s fifth annual LGBT+ Leadership Summit in London, November 2016. Quinn has been a prominent and effective supporter of Out Leadership in recent years, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Out Leadership’s Global Advisory Board

The Out Leadership Global Advisory Board is made-up of a group of senior leaders who aim to provide guidance to organisations management team on global initiatives. The creation of this Advisory Board gives Out Leadership an excellent opportunity to create more impact, by leveraging LGBT initiatives across various industries.

Quinn said: "I am honoured to join the Global Advisory Board of Out Leadership, an organisation which has done so much important work to build the global community of LGBT+ and ally business leaders. HSBC and Out Leadership have built a strong partnership across the world, and I look forward to working as a member of the Global Advisory Board as Out Leadership helps other companies build more sustainable and successful businesses through diversity and inclusion."

Out Leadership Founder and Principal Todd Sears said: "Noel has long been one of our most valued champions, and we're so grateful that he's decided to join our board. His heartfelt and steadfast allyship has been a pleasure to watch ever since we first met, at our inaugural Summit in Europe in 2012. We look forward to having more opportunities to benefit from his wise counsel, as we continue to build our already strong collaboration."

Out Leadership Global Advisory Board Members

In addition to Quinn, there are 10 other influential LGBT+ and Ally global leaders who are also sat on the Out Leadership’s Global Advisory Board, including:

  • Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Goldman Sachs (Global Advisory Board Emeritus Member)
  • Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY Global Limited
  • Lord John Browne, Executive Chairman, L1 Energy, Former CEO, BP
  • Irene Dorner, Former President and CEO, HSBC USA
  • Peter Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg Inc.
  • Ken Mehlman, Global Head of Public Affairs, KKR
  • Kathleen Sebelius, 21st Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Governor of Kansas
  • Lee Schreter, Former Chairperson of the Board, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
  • Ashley Steel, Former Vice Chair, KPMG LLP
  • Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law

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