HKEX appoints new Chief Compliance Officer

Adam Singer will join the company in September.

The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has appointed Adam Singer as the Group’s new Chief Compliance Officer.

Singer, who will join the company in September, will be leading and overseeing the compliance function of the group.

He will be reporting to Richard Wise, Group Chief Risk Officer. He will also become a member of the Group’s Management Committee.

“He has more than 20 years of experience and his expertise will be invaluable to us as we continue to strengthen and advance Hong Kong’s role as an international financial centre,” HKEX Chief Executive Nicolas Aguzin said.

Singer previously worked for J.P. Morgan, where he was Managing Director, Head of Core Compliance and Operational Risk, Asia Pacific, responsible for all central compliance functions. He also held regional leadership roles within the equity sales and research division of J.P. Morgan.

Singer holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics from McGill University.

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