Alejandro Nicolás Aguzin, 53
As of May 24, 2021, Mr. Aguzin is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. Prior to that position, from 2020 to May 2021, Mr. Aguzin served as the CEO of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank and a member of the Operating Committee for the firm’s Asset & Wealth Management business. Mr. Aguzin held leadership roles spanning lines of business and geographies during his 30 years with J.P. Morgan, including serving as Chairman and CEO for the Asia Pacific Region from 2012 to 2020, overseeing the firm’s overall activities across Asia Pacific. Prior to that position, he was CEO for J.P. Morgan Latin America, responsible for overseeing all of J.P. Morgan’ activities in Latin America. He was also the Head of Investment Banking Coverage, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets in the region. He joined J.P. Morgan in 1990 in Buenos Aires as a financial analyst in the Credit Group and has spent his career advising clients on strategic and corporate finance transactions. In 1991, he moved to New York, where he worked in the Corporate Finance Services Group and focused primarily on cross-border mergers and acquisitions for U.S. clients. In 1992, he returned to Buenos Aires in the Investment Banking team where he participated in several privatizations, capital markets and advisory transactions. In 1996, he moved to the Latin America Mergers & Acquisitions Group in New York, being appointed head of the group in 2000. In 2002, he expanded his responsibilities and was appointed head of Latin America Investment Banking Coverage, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets, formerly known as Latin America Investment Banking. In 2005, he was appointed CEO for Latin America. During 2008 and 2009, in addition to his responsibilities as CEO for Latin America and head of Latin America Investment Banking, Mr. Aguzin served as Senior Country Officer for Brazil. Mr. Aguzin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia Society as well as the Eisenhower Fellowships. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Council of the Nature Conservancy. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.