HSBC Ltd on Monday named Surendra Rosha as the chief executive officer for HSBC India.

Rosha, who will succeed Jayant Rikhye, is currently heading the bank's financial institutions group for Asia-Pacific, HSBC said.

Rikhye is taking a leave of absence for medical reasons, the bank said.

(Reporting By Aparajita Saxena in Bengaluru, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)

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