HKEX appoints Sharon Cheng as Chief People Officer
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has appointed Ms Sharon Cheng as Group Chief People Officer.
Ms Cheng joins the Group on 3 October 2023 and succeeds Kerry Rooks, who will be leaving HKEX in January 2024 to explore opportunities outside the Group. In her new role, Ms Cheng will have responsibility for the Human Resources function across the HKEX Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China and internationally, supporting the long-term development of the organisation.
She will report to HKEX Co-Chief Operating Officer, Bonnie Y Chan, and become a member of the HKEX Management Committee.
Ms Cheng was most recently at Tricor, one of Asia’s leading corporate services businesses, where, as Group Chief People Officer, she oversaw a regional workforce of 3,000 across 49 cities. She previously spent nearly 27 years at Langham Hospitality Group, where for more than a decade she was part of the Executive Committee that saw the Group transform into a luxury hotel management business with international operations.
Ms Cheng holds Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.