HKEX Management Changes

  • Bonnie Y Chan and Wilfred Yiu named as Co-Chief Operating Officers
  • Katherine Ng appointed as Head of Listing
  • New appointments effective 1 February 2023

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Monday) pleased to announce the appointment of Bonnie Y Chan as Co-Chief Operating Officer (Co-COO) and Katherine Ng as Head of Listing.

Together with Wilfred Yiu as Co-COOs, Ms Chan will oversee all operational matters of HKEX’s business, reporting to HKEX Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Aguzin. She will directly oversee the Chief China Economist’s Office, Corporate Communications, Group Strategy, Human Resources, Mainland Development and LME Clear.

As Co-COO and Head of Equities, Mr Yiu will continue to be responsible for overseeing the operation of HKEX’s cash, derivatives, clearing and depository businesses. Mr Yiu will also continue to be Chief Executive of both The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited.

The appointments of Ms Chan and Mr Yiu as Co-COOs have been approved by the Securities and Futures Commission.

Katherine Ng has been appointed Head of Listing, succeeding Ms Chan. Ms Ng joined HKEX in 2013 as Head of Policy and Secretariat Services, Listing Division. She will report to Mr Aguzin and become a member of the HKEX Management Committee.

The new appointments are effective 1 February 2023.

HKEX Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Aguzin, said: “These important management changes reflect our continued focus on driving forward our strategic imperatives, developing a strong, focused, client-centric organisation and utilising the considerable skills of the talented HKEX team as we build the Marketplace of the Future.”

“I am delighted to appoint Bonnie as Co-COO, which will allow HKEX to better leverage her extensive industry experience as well as her credibility and strong stakeholder relationships. Together with Wilfred’s deep knowledge of our markets and those across our region, their combined skills will continue to be invaluable to us as we execute on the broad range of operational and strategic projects currently in train.”

“I am also delighted to appoint Katherine as Head of Listing. She is a highly respected practitioner and has played a major role in both overseeing the work of the Listing Division and in the execution of a number of its most significant initiatives in recent years. I look forward to working with her as we continue to strengthen HKEX’s position as the international listing venue of choice.”

As part of the management changes, Glenda So becomes Group Head of Emerging Business and FIC. She will oversee Market Policy and Development, in addition to her current responsibilities leading Fixed Income and Currency Markets, Data and Connectivity, Digital Assets and Carbon/ESG Markets. In addition, Matthew Chamberlain, Group Head of Commodities and CEO of the London Metal Exchange, will become responsible for all of HKEX’s commodities business, including the Qianhai Mercantile Exchange and Global Commodities Product Development.

Please see the following announcement for biographies of Ms Chan, Mr Yiu and Ms Ng. 

 

Bonnie Y Chan

Wilfred Yiu

Katherine Ng 

 

About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is a publicly-traded company (HKEX Stock Code:388) and one of the world’s leading global exchange groups, offering a range of equity, derivative, commodity, fixed income and other financial markets, products and services, including the London Metal Exchange.

As a superconnector and gateway between East and West, HKEX facilitates the two-way flow of capital, ideas and dialogue between China and the rest of world, through its pioneering Connect schemes, increasingly diversified product ecosystem and its deep, liquid and international markets.

HKEX is a purpose-led organisation which, across its business and through the work of HKEX Foundation, seeks to connect, promote and progress its markets and the communities it supports for the prosperity of all.

www.hkexgroup.com

 

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