Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) today (Friday) welcomes the Hong Kong Government’s appointment of Carlson Tong and Joseph Yam and the reappointment of Nisa Leung to its Board of Directors.
The two-year terms of the three directors will begin at the conclusion of HKEX’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2023, and will end at the conclusion of the company’s AGM in 2025.
Rafael Gil-Tienda and Stephen Yiu will retire from the Board after the conclusion of the AGM on 26 April 2023.
HKEX Chairman, Laura M Cha, said: “We warmly welcome the appointment of Mr Carlson Tong and Mr Joseph Yam to our Board of Directors. They are both distinguished leaders in international financial and monetary affairs, with extensive knowledge and experience in both market regulation and Hong Kong’s capital markets. Their experience will be immensely valuable to the Board and to HKEX’s continued development, supporting Hong Kong’s position as a premier global financial centre.”
“On behalf of HKEX, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Mr Rafael Gil-Tienda and Mr Stephen Yiu for their significant contributions to HKEX over the past several years. Their expertise, experience and candour has been much valued,” said Mrs Cha.
Biographical information of Carlson Tong and Joseph Yam is available in HKEX’s announcement on the change in its directorate published today.
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 the 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.