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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
Stuart T. Gulliver
328 Ratings
  • Grew up at this company and learned a lot.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mettawa, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mettawa, IL

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 10 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO


    Time off, bonuses, flexibility to work from home, autonomy as long as you got your work done.


    The rest of the group is very hard on the U.S. Lots of layoffs since 2008 especially in Chicago area.

    Advice to Management

    Consider allowing some employees to work remotely full time versus insisting most be in NYC.

HSBC Holdings Interviews

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    No Offer
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    I got a phone interview from a member in the team. I was asked several questions, mainly on Excel and SAS macro. The signal was really bad and I asked the interviewer to repeat several times.

    Interview Questions

    • How to do copy 1000 entries in table A to table B in Excel without directly using copy and paste?   Answer Question

HSBC Holdings Awards & Accolades

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Best Banking Performer in United Kingdom , Global Brands Magazine, 2013
National Top 50 Green Companies , Green Power Partnership, 2012
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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1865
Type Company - Public (HSBC)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

HSBC would be a real alphabet soup if the company's name reflected its geographic diversity. One of the world's largest banking groups by assets, HSBC Holdings owns subsidiaries throughout Europe, Hong Kong and the rest of the Asia/Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. All told, the company has some 7,500 locations in more than 80 countries ... More

Mission: Throughout our history we have been where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities. We enable businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, helping people fulfil their hopes and dreams and realise their ambitions. This is our role and purpose.

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