HKEX appoints Catherine Yien as Managing Director and Head of Listed Issuer Regulation

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Restricted (HKEX) right now introduced the appointment of Ms Catherine Yien as Managing Director and Head of Listed Issuer Regulation, Itemizing Division.

Ms Yien will lead the group liable for the frontline regulation of over 2,600 listed issuers in Hong Kong, supporting issuer understanding and compliance with the Itemizing Guidelines and dealing with administrators and senior executives from throughout the issuer neighborhood. She is going to report back to HKEX Head of Itemizing, Katherine Ng.

Ms Yien, who joins on 1 September 2023, succeeds Christine Kan, who after a complete of 27 years of devoted service will likely be retiring from the Group. The 2 executives will work collectively to make sure a easy transition, earlier than Ms Kan retires on 31 December 2023. Ms Yien will formally assume the position of Head of Listed Issuer Regulation on 1 January 2024.

HKEX Head of Itemizing, Katherine Ng, stated:

“I’m delighted to welcome Catherine Yien to HKEX and to the Itemizing Division. She brings together with her greater than 30 years of monetary market expertise, having suggested corporations throughout the area on preliminary public choices, fundraising and mergers and acquisitions. She has a robust understanding of our Itemizing Guidelines, having served as a member and Deputy Chairman of the Itemizing Committee, and I stay up for be working together with her as we proceed to raise Hong Kong’s position as a pre-eminent worldwide itemizing venue.”

Ms Yien joins HKEX from Rothschild & Co, the place she has labored for practically 28 years, most just lately as Managing Director within the agency’s World Advisory group. She has served in varied different roles at Rothschild, together with Director and Chief Working Officer, and Compliance Officer.

Since 2019, Ms Yien has been a member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Fee, and between 2015 and 2021, she additionally served as a member and later Deputy Chairman of the Itemizing Committee of the Most important Board and GEM of The Inventory Trade of Hong Kong.

Ms Yien has a BSc in Arithmetic and Administration from Imperial School UK, and is a Chartered Monetary Analyst.



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