Nicole Yuen to join Interactive Brokers’ BoD as independent director

Maria Nikolova

The appointment of Nicole Yuen, who most recently served as Managing Director, Head of Equities – North Asia and Vice Chairman – Greater China for Credit Suisse, is effective July 1, 2020.

Electronic trading major Interactive Brokers Group today announces the appointment of Nicole Yuen as an independent director of the firm effective July 1, 2020.

A seasoned investment banker with more than 20 years’ experience, Ms. Yuen most recently served as Managing Director, Head of Equities – North Asia and Vice Chairman – Greater China for Credit Suisse. During her 6-year tenure, she led the build-out of Credit Suisse’s brokerage business in mainland China and oversaw the bank’s equities business in North Asia.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Yuen worked at UBS for 18 years and oversaw the firm’s equities business in Hong Kong and led the expansion of the business into mainland China. Earlier in her career, Ms. Yuen served on the China Securities Regulatory Commission Listing Committee and practiced law in the US, UK, and Hong Kong. She served as a partner at Clifford Chance and worked for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

During her career in investment banking and equity capital markets, Ms. Yuen led high profile capital market fundraising transactions in the Greater China region, including the first H share, Red chip and B share listings, as well as landmark government privatizations in Hong Kong.

Inter alia, Ms Yuen serves as a member of the Process Review Panel of the Hong Kong Government Securities and Futures Commission, a member of the Advisory Board of the Hong Kong Government Census and Statistics Department as well as a member of the Operations Review Committee of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption.

She is a graduate of University of Hong Kong and Harvard Law School.

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