Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin
Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin is the chief executive officer of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) effective May 24, 2021. He is also a member of the board executive committee and corporate social responsibility committee.
The first non-Chinese person to head HKEX, Aguzin is Argentinian by birth and a permanent resident of Hong Kong. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, but not Mandarin.
Aguzin also serves on the board of directors of Latin American e-commerce and payments company MercadoLibre and the boards of trustees of the Asia Society and the Eisenhower Fellowships.
Aguzin was previously chief executive officer of the international private bank business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its Asia Pacific chairman and CEO. In the latter role, he guided the company's expansion in China.
He joined J.P. Morgan in 1990 in Buenos Aires as a financial analyst in the Credit Group and was with J.P. Morgan for 30 years.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.
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