Hg Exchange appoints new chairman
Lawrence Wong will be the Chairman of the Board, starting 1 August.
Hg Exchange has appointed Lawrence Wong as its new Chairman of the Board, effective on 1 August 2022.
“We are at an exciting phase of growth of the digital private securities exchange space in the rapidly evolving financial industry,” Wong said.
“Hg Exchange strives to be at the forefront of its sector, using innovative technology to meet investors’ needs and offering a diverse array of tokenized securities. The exchange is anchored by the strong support of our member firms and our leading technology infrastructure.”
Wong previously served as the Head of Listing and Head of China for the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Prior to his work with SGX, he also held senior management positions in Schroders and OCBC Bank.
At present, he is an independent director on the boards of Mapletree Pan Asia Commercial Trust Management Ltd. and Hotel Properties Limited.
“Mr. Wong brings significant experience from his senior leadership positions across leading financial institutions with global businesses,” Willie Chang, CEO of Hg Exchange, said.
"His experience growing and scaling businesses combined with his market knowledge will further strengthen our exchange as we move forward.”