Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Friday) pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Adam Singer as HKEX Group Chief Compliance Officer.
Mr Singer will work across HKEX to lead, and oversee, the Group’s compliance function, further strengthening the Group’s compliance practice.
Mr Singer will join HKEX in September, and will report to Richard Wise, Group Chief Risk Officer. Mr Singer will also become a member of the Group’s Management Committee.
HKEX Chief Executive Nicolas Aguzin said: “I am very pleased to welcome Adam to the HKEX family. He has more than 20 years of experience and his expertise will be invaluable to us as we continue to strengthen and advance Hong Kong’s role as an international financial centre.”
Mr Singer joins HKEX from J.P. Morgan, where he was Managing Director, Head of Core Compliance and Operational Risk, Asia Pacific, responsible for all central compliance functions. Previously, he held regional leadership roles within the equity sales and research division of J.P. Morgan.
Mr Singer holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics from McGill University.
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.