Chow Chung-Kong

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Chow Chung-Kong
Location Hong Kong

Chow Chung-Kong is the former chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx). He was appointed in April 2012, replacing Ronald Arculli.[1] Upon being appointed, Chow vowed to provide an "orderly and fair" trading platform.[2] He stepped down as chairman in April 2018 after serving the maximum six years in the role.[3]


Chow is the former chief executive officer of subway operator MTR Corp. He retired from MTR on Dec. 31, 2011, and his work there included a merger with another Hong Kong railway operator and a HK$66.9 billion ($8.62 billion) connection to China's high-speed-rail network. MTR also began operations in Lodon, Stockholm and Melbourne during Chow's tenure. Chow has also been the CEO of Australian pallet provider Brambles Ltd. and the non-executive director of Standard Chartered Plc.[4]



  1. Appointment of HKEx Chairman and Committee Members. HKEx.
  2. New H.K. stockmarket chief promises to build trust. AFP via Yahoo! News.
  3. Hong Kond stock exchange picks Laura Cha as new chairman. Reuters.
  4. Former MTR Chief Replaces Arculli at Hong Kong Bourse. Bloomberg.