HKEX appoints Bonnie Y Chan as Co-Chief Operating Officer

Rick Steves

“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.”

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has announced the appointment of Bonnie Y Chan as Co-Chief Operating Officer (Co-COO) and Katherine Ng as Head of Listing, effective 1 February 2023.

Bonnie Y Chan will join Wilfred Yiu as Co-Coos to oversee all operational matters of HKEX’s business, reporting to HKEX Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Aguzin.

Bonnie Y Chan to oversee much of HKEX Group affairs, including LME Clear

She will directly oversee the Chief China Economist’s Office, Corporate Communications, Group Strategy, Human Resources, Mainland Development, and LME Clear.

Wilfred Yiu, Co-COO and Head of Equities, will continue to be responsible for overseeing the operation of HKEX’s cash, derivatives, clearing and depository businesses, as well as play the role of CEO of both The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited.

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.”

Katherine Ng as Head of Listing. Glenda So as Head of Emerging Business and FIC

Katherine Ng will replace Bonnie Y Chan as Head of Listing, reporting to Mr Aguzin and becoming a member of the HKEX Management Committee. She joined HKEX in 2013 as Head of Policy and Secretariat Services, Listing Division.

“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”, Nicolas Aguzin added.

Glenda So becomes Group Head of Emerging Business and FIC, overseeing 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.

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.

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