Appointment of HKEx Chairman and Committee Members

Appointment of HKEx Chairman and Committee Members

24/04/2012

Following the Government’s re-appointment of Ronald Arculli, the appointment of Chow Chung Kong and Timothy Freshwater, and shareholders’ re-election of Ignatius Chan and John Williamson as Directors of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), the HKEx Board of today (Tuesday) appointed Chow Chung Kong as the Chairman of HKEx.

Pursuant to Article 111(2) of HKEx’s Articles of Association and Section 69 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO), the appointment of Chow Chung Kong as the HKEx Chairman is subject to the written approval of the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Chow Chung Kong shall be the chairman of the Executive Committee and the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee pursuant to their respective terms of reference, the chairman of the Risk Management Committee pursuant to Section 65 of the SFO, as well as the chairman of the Listing Appeals Committee pursuant to the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

The Board today also considered the composition of its Committees and appointed new members to certain Committees as follows. The composition of other Committees remains unchanged.

HKEx’s Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

KWOK Chi Piu, Bill

3.

LEE Kwan Ho, Vincent Marshall

4.

LI Xiaojia, Charles

5.

John Mackay McCulloch WILLIAMSON (re-appointed)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

Ronald Joseph ARCULLI (re-appointed)

3.

John Barrie HARRISON

4.

LEE Tze Hau, Michael

5.

LI Xiaojia, Charles

 

NOMINATION COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

CHAN Tze Ching, Ignatius (re-appointed)

3.

Timothy George FRESHWATER (newly appointed)

4.

John Estmond STRICKLAND

5.

WONG Sai Hung, Oscar

 

 

PANEL MEMBER NOMINATION COMMITTEE

1.

CHAN Tze Ching, Ignatius (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

KWOK Chi Piu, Bill

3.

LEE Kwan Ho, Vincent Marshall

4.

LEE Tze Hau, Michael

5.

WONG Sai Hung, Oscar

 

 

 

REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

Ronald Joseph ARCULLI (re-appointed)

3.

Timothy George FRESHWATER (newly appointed)

4.

John Barrie HARRISON

5.

John Mackay McCulloch WILLIAMSON (re-appointed)

 

 

 

RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

CHAN Ngai Hang

3.

HE Guangbei

4.

KWOK Chi Piu, Bill

5.

LAU Ying Pan, Edmond

6.

LEE Tze Hau, Michael

7.

LIU Swee Long, Michael

8.

LUI Kei Kwong, Keith

 

Committees of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

 

LISTING APPEALS COMMITTEE

1.

CHOW Chung Kong (Chairman) (newly appointed)

2.

John Estmond STRICKLAND (Deputy Chairman)

3.

Non-executive Director to be appointed on a case-by-case basis

 

 

 

LISTING NOMINATING COMMITTEE

1.

Ronald Joseph ARCULLI (re-appointed)

2.

CHOW Chung Kong (newly appointed)

3.

John Estmond STRICKLAND

4.

Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)

5.

Executive Director of the SFC

6.

Executive Director of the SFC

 

The term of service of each Director on each Committee shall be coterminous with the individual’s term of directorship with HKEx.

The full member list of the HKEx Board and its Committees is available on the HKEx website.