HKEX appoints co-COOs

Hong Kong Stock Exchange 2Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has replaced outgoing chief operating officer (COO) Calvin Tai with John Buckley and Wilfred Yiu. The two will serve as co-COOs once Tai steps down at the end of May, after 24 years of service. After joining the exchange in 1998, Tai has assumed a number of senior roles, including interim chief executive when long-standing chief Charles Li opted for early retirement. Buckley joined HKEX in December and currently serves as head of exchange operations and transformations. He was previously Asian COO at hedge fund Citadel. Yiu joined HKEX in 2019 when he was appointed head of markets. Both Buckley and Yiu will continue to hold their current roles in addition to co-COO. In addition, Yiu will also become chief executive of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, both roles currently held by Tai. © 2022 funds global asia

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