Clare Francis has been appointed managing director at Lloyd’s TSB financial markets division (FMD), she joins from HSBC, where she has worked for the past 17 years, latterly running the European corporate treasury team.
Based in London, Francis will report to Mark Preston, managing director Lloyds Financial Markets. In her role the banks says she will work with a number of key partners across the wholesale bank, including Diana Brightmore-Armour, managing director of Lloyds TSB Corporate.
"Securing Clare’s appointment demonstrates our strategic intent to deliver first rate risk management solutions to Lloyds TSB’s clients," says Preston.
"To be joining Lloyds TSB Financial Markets at this important stage in its development is very exciting," adds Francis. "The bank is well positioned to capitalise on its strong relationships and balance sheet. The depth of global corporate coverage experience being brought together is impressive. I look forward to working with Mark and his team, as well as with Diana and her colleagues across the corporate bank."