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Virat Kohli joins HSBC family

Aditya Chaudhuri Aditya Chaudhuri

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) India has roped in Indian cricketer Virat Kohli as a company brand influencer.

The role will see Kohli working with HSBC India to promote its vision of “opening up a world of opportunity”. Kohli will be headlining a host of multimedia campaigns for the bank. 

Also read: Virat Kohli’s Brand Endorsements, Earnings and Net Worth

Hitendra Dave, CEO, HSBC India, commented:

We’re thrilled to have Virat Kohli as our Brand Influencer and see him as a perfect fit for our values of taking responsibility, collaborating, and succeeding together as a team as well as getting things done. Virat Kohli is a symbol of an ambitious India that is striving forward, going global and leaving its indelible mark on the global stage across various fields. We’re keen to partner the country in its upward trajectory of growth and our association with Virat Kohli will provide a significant impetus to this journey. Virat’s appeal and pursuit of excellence is aligned to our growth ambitions in India. This is the start of a new and exciting chapter as we look to reinforce our commitment towards growth and being the preferred international financial partner for our clients.

Sandeep Batra, Head of Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC India, said:

Cricket is a unifying force and strikes an emotional chord with the Indian diaspora across the world. Our endeavour to support the aspirations of the international minded Indians will be boosted by our association with Virat Kohli. Whether on or off the field Kohli personifies discipline and commitment to his craft, ideals that resonate with us at HSBC India.

Speaking about his new role with HSBC, Kohli said:

I’m delighted to associate with HSBC, one of the world’s premier international financial organisations. HSBC’s rich legacy in India, disciplined approach and long-standing commitment resonates deeply with my belief system of discipline, commitment and focus, aspects that have played a key role in my career so far. While people trust me to deliver on the field, I look at HSBC India as a focused and trusted financial partner to help achieve my financial goals.

The company also released a statement, which read:

Virat Kohli, the embodiment of sporting excellence, dependability and trust will help to amplify HSBC’s purpose of ‘Opening up a world of opportunity’ as it strives to support the ambitions of an aspirational India going global. HSBC India, through its comprehensive suite of products and services, is well positioned to support various facets of the Indian economy that is poised for a significant and sustained growth trajectory. As part of the association, a multi-media campaign featuring Virat Kohli will bring to life the value proposition of banking with HSBC.

Virat Kohli joins the HSBC family
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