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HKEX Appoints Li-Chien Wong as Co-Head of IPO Vetting

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announces it has appointed Li-Chien Wong (LC) as Managing Director, Co-Head of IPO Vetting.

In her new position, Wong will oversee all issuer listing applications, together with Co-Head of IPO Vetting Stephanie Lau. They will lead a team of professionals focused on supporting the continued development of Hong Kong as a global listing venue of choice.

Wong will join HKEX on 15 March 2022 and will report to HKEX Head of Listing, Bonnie Y Chan. She succeeds Janice Wu, who will leave HKEX at the end of March to pursue other interests.

Wong joins HKEX from law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, where she had been Partner since 2011. Prior to this, Wong worked at law firm, Skadden for over five years. Wong has 25 years of experience in private practice as a corporate and capital markets lawyer, 20 of those in Hong Kong.

Wong is qualified to practice law in Hong Kong, England, Singapore, and Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in law and economics from University of Kent in the UK.