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HKEX Names Advisor to the CEO

Corporate
17 Mar 2022

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Thursday) pleased to announce it has named Ms Yang Qiumei as Managing Director, Advisor to the CEO.

In her new role, Ms Yang will work alongside HKEX’s Mainland Development and Client Development teams, to support the Executive on various Mainland China initiatives, as well as oversee the Group’s Mainland China subsidiaries. She will also oversee the activities of the Office of the CEO, and will report to HKEX Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Aguzin.

HKEX CEO Nicolas Aguzin said: “I am delighted to welcome Qiumei back to the HKEX family. She has deep and extensive experience as an economist, securities regulator, funds industry leader and previously, as head of Mainland Development here at HKEX. I am confident that she will play a crucial role in supporting the Group’s efforts to capture future growth opportunities, helping us as we further build on our strategy to connect China and the world.”

Ms Yang was previously Asia Pacific CEO at ICI Global, a global association of regulated funds and managers, from 2013 to 2018. Prior to that, she was HKEX’s Head of Mainland Development and Deputy Head of Market Development, from 2010 to 2013.

Ms Yang has deep securities market regulation experience in Mainland China. Before joining HKEX in 2010, she was Deputy Director-General in the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s (CSRC) Department of Investment Fund Supervision. She joined the CSRC in 2000 and has also served on its Planning Commission and as Deputy Director-General in the Department of International Affairs.

Before joining the CSRC, Ms Yang was a consultant at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris and an adjunct professor in the Department of Economics at George Washington University in the US.  

Ms Yang holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in International Economics from Peking University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in the US. Ms Yang is currently a member of the Hang Seng Index Advisory Committee.

Qiumei Yang

Yang Qiumei

 

 

About HKEX

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.

www.hkexgroup.com

 

 

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Updated 17 Mar 2022