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Chairman

Mr. Sun Deshun

Mr. Sun Deshun

Appointed Director of China CITIC Bank International Limited (the "Bank") in March 2013 and elected Chairman in May 2015. Currently, Mr. Sun is an Executive Director and President of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited ("CNCB") and a Non-executive Director of CITIC International Financial Holdings Limited. Mr. Sun has more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry in China. Before joining CNCB in 2011, he had served in Bank of Communications as Vice President of its Beijing Management Department and President of the Beijing Branch. Prior to that, he had worked in the Haidian Office, Haidian Subbranch, Beijing Branch and Head Office Data Center (Beijing) of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in various positions including Assistant President and Vice President of its Beijing Branch and General Manager of the Head Office Data Center (Beijing). He had also worked in The People's Bank of China. Mr. Sun graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics with a Master's Degree in Economics. He was named a Senior Economist.

Senior Executives

Mr. Bi Mingqiang

Mr. Bi Mingqiang

Appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank on 28 September 2018. Mr. Bi has more than 20 years of multifaceted expertise in the finance industry with about half of that gained while serving various management positions in Canada, the US, and the UK, covering a wide range of banking businesses. He started his banking career with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (“ICBC”) and progressed through different assignments in project financing, corporate lending, credit risk management, sales management, global markets, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning. Mr. Bi has extensive experience in overseas operations setup and management, new business development, commercial banking management, cross-cultural people engagement, team effectiveness building, and corporate governance. Over the years, he has held various important positions including business heads, CEO, and chairmanship of several mainland and overseas organisations including Head of Credit Management of ICBC group, Country Head of ICBC’s US operations and Chairman of ICBC Standard Bank Plc headquartered in London. Prior to coming to Hong Kong, he was Managing Director of CICC Capital Management Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation Limited. Mr. Bi obtained his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Tsinghua University and subsequently a PhD in Finance from Renmin University of China.

Mrs. Helen Kan

Mrs. Helen Kan

Appointed Director and Alternate Chief Executive Officer of the Bank on 15 March 2013. Mrs. Kan is also Group Head of Personal & Business Banking of the Bank. Mrs. Kan has 31 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Over the years, she had held various senior positions across a broad spectrum of banking and finance exposures in Hong Kong, mainland China and other global markets. Prior to joining the Bank, she was Standard Chartered Bank's Global Head of Distribution in charge of the strategic development and performance of distribution channels. Mrs. Kan holds an Honours Degree in Management and Economics, and a Master's Degree in Laws from The University of Hong Kong. She was appointed Council Member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in August 2017.

Mr. Jeffery Bai

Mr. Bai Lijun

Joined the Bank in December 2015. Mr. Bai is currently the Bank’s Director, Alternate Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer. He is responsible for the Bank's Treasury & Markets Group with a view to strengthen funding and liquidity management, in addition to a focus on driving CNCB- and CITIC Group-related collaboration for enhanced business development for the Bank. He joined China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited’s financial markets department from Bank of Beijing in 2006. In 2009, he took up an additional role at the Chairman Office of CITIC Group, assisting the Group's Chairman with corporate governance, group projects and business affairs. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Bai was CNCB's Deputy General Manager of the Office of the Board of Directors and Supervisors. Mr. Bai holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from the School of Economics at Nankai University in Tianjin, and a Master of Finance Degree from the School of Finance at Renmin University of China in Beijing.

Mr. Peng Jianyin

Mr. Peng Jianyin

Joined the Bank in January 2017. Mr. Peng is currently the Bank’s Alternate Chief Executive Officer and Group Head of Wholesale Banking. Mr. Peng has more than 20 years of banking experience in areas including corporate banking, credit card, structured finance, branch management, and other core banking businesses in mainland China and the US. Prior to joining the Bank, he was Executive Vice President and Head of US Operations, Wing Lung Bank Limited. Mr. Peng holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the People’s University of China.

Mr. John Lee

Mr. John Lee

Joined the Bank in July 2006 as Senior Vice President. Mr. Lee is now Chief Personnel Officer of the Bank and Head of Group Human Resources of CITIC International Financial Holdings Limited. He started his banking career at Standard Chartered Bank in an information technology function and served for 20 years in various management positions in several business and support functions, including consumer banking, human resources, and post-merger integration in Asia Pacific. Before joining the Bank, Mr. Lee headed the people development function in The Mass Transit Railway Corporation Limited (now known as MTR Corporation Limited). Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma, US.

Mr. Michael Leung

Mr. Michael Leung

Joined the Bank in December 2013 as Chief Information and Operations Officer responsible for managing the Bank's information technology and operations. Mr. Leung has over 30 years of experience in technology and operations management from various local and international organisations including Bank of America (Asia), Standard Chartered Bank, Dao Heng Bank, IBM, Price Waterhouse, and Philips Telecommunication and Data Systems. Before joining the Bank, Mr. Leung was Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Information Officer of China Construction Bank (Asia). Mr. Leung holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Postgraduate Diploma from the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at The University of Virginia in the US, and a Master's Degree in Engineering from Netherlands Universities Foundation.

Mr. Elton Tam

Mr. Elton Tam

Joined the Bank in December 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Tam also serves as Group Chief Financial Officer of CITIC International Financial Holdings Limited. Mr. Tam has more than 30 years of experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Tam was General Manager and Group Financial Controller of Dah Sing Bank, Limited. Before that, he had held various senior finance positions at Standard Chartered Bank Group across different business areas such as consumer banking, treasury and wholesale banking in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan. Mr. Tam graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree, The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Master of Science Degree in Finance, City University of Hong Kong with a Doctor of Business Administration Degree and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a Doctorate Degree in Economics. He is a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK, and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is also a qualified member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants of China, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Mr. David Kwan

Mr. David Kwan

Joined the Bank in 2009 as Head of Credit Risk Management and was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer in 2013. Mr. Kwan is currently the Bank's Chief Risk Officer responsible for managing all key risks of the Bank. Mr. Kwan has more than 30 years of banking experience. Prior to joining the Bank, he was Head of Corporate Credit Risk, Regional Risk Office (Asia) of ABN-AMRO Bank NV (Hong Kong Office). Over the years, he had accumulated a wealth of experience in risk management from a fruitful career at banking institutions including BNP Paribas Hong Kong, HSBC and Rabobank Hong Kong Branch. Mr. Kwan received his education in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Prince Edward Island, Master of Business Administration Degree from Dalhousie University and Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University. He subsequently obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Ms. Zoe Lau

Ms. Zoe Lau

Joined the Bank in August 2007 as Senior Vice President and Head of Wealth Management & Strategic Planning. Ms. Lau is currently Director of CEO Office of the Bank and is responsible for coordinating various corporate initiatives and activities for the Chief Executive Officer, as well as overseeing the Bank's brand management, corporate communications and investor relations. Ms. Lau has close to 30 years of experience in the areas of cards, payment services, wealth management and strategic planning with major multinational banks in Hong Kong. Ms. Lau had also worked extensively in the advertising and marketing industry in Canada and Hong Kong. Before joining the Bank, Ms. Lau was Head of Marketing, Greater China, American Express Hong Kong. Ms. Lau holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong.

Ms. Joanne Lai

Ms. Joanne Lai

Joined the Bank in January 2018. Ms Lai is currently the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for managing the overall compliance function in the Bank. Ms Lai has more than 20 years of experience in the legal, compliance and banking fields. Before joining the Bank, she was Head of Legal and Compliance of Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch, and Head of Compliance of OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited. Ms Lai is also a seasoned legal professional with previous experience as a legal counsel for various banks. Ms Lai holds a Master of Laws Degree from the City University of Hong Kong, a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Hong Kong. She was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong.

Mr. Telly Chan

Mr. Telly Chan

Joined the Bank in October 2017 and is currently Chief Auditor of the Bank and Head of Group Audit of CITIC International Financial Holdings Limited. Mr. Chan has about 30 years of experience in the banking industry specialising in internal audit, treasury and global markets. Before joining the Bank, he was Programme Director, Financial Crime Risk Mitigation Programme of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. Prior to that, he had held various senior management positions in Standard Chartered including Head of Audit and Regional Head of Audit in different geographic locations including Hong Kong and mainland China. Mr. Chan holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Salford, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Macquarie University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of New England in Australia. He is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CPA Australia.

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