Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Monday) pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Anthony Crampton as Managing Director, Head of Management Reporting and Facilities Management.
In his role, Mr Crampton will work across HKEX to help oversee the group’s management reporting best-practice, helping the business to make better-informed decisions. Mr Crampton will also oversee the Group’s Facilities Management activities, helping to ensure the functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of our offices and facilities, by aligning our people, processes and technology within our real-estate portfolio.
Mr Crampton will join HKEX on 1 November, and will report to Group Chief Financial Officer Vanessa Lau.
HKEX Group Chief Financial Officer Vanessa Lau said: “I am very pleased to be welcoming Anthony to HKEX. He has more than 25 years’ experience in finance and accounting, where he has held a number of senior finance and audit positions in London, Hong Kong and Sydney. His expertise will be invaluable to us as we further strengthen our capabilities as the global markets leader in the Asian time zone.”
Mr Crampton joins HKEX from the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), where over the last three years, he has served as Director of Corporate Finance, responsible for building robust financial management processes and capabilities and for providing strategic and operational financial information, insight and recommendations. Before this he served as the Head of Audit at HKJC, leading the audit and risk management teams. Prior to this, Mr Crampton was Head of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services at KPMG, Hong Kong and has served as Global Head of Internal Audit at Bunzl plc, London.
Mr Crampton has a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Technology, Sydney in Australia. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets. HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets.
HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited. This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME), in China, in 2018.
HKEX launched the pioneering Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, further expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.