Managing Director
Global Client Development
Kevin Rideout joined HKEX in April 2015 as Head of the Global Client Development. He is principally responsible for the International and Mainland client relationship management and marketing services.
Mr. Rideout joined HKEX from Citigroup Global Markets where he served 5 years as Head of Wholesale Execution Services Asia. He was also Chief spokesman on the implementation of Stock Connect program launched by HKEX. Prior to this he was Global Head of Market Infrastructures based in London for 5 years where he led a global team to harness commercial arrangements with stock exchanges, clearing houses and depositories around the world. In addition he founded and led a new business group for Citigroup in clearing HFT/Prop trading business.
Prior to joining Citi, Mr. Rideout spent 10 years at Thomson Reuters. He held various positions in Thomson Reuters, including Regional Manager Hong Kong, Regional Director Japan and Korea, Managing Director Asia in Singapore and Managing Director - Global Head of Relationship Management and Sales in London for the Omgeo (DTCC) Division.
Mr. Rideout holds a Bsc (Hons) Environmental Chemistry from the University of Hertfordshire UK.