Asian Investment Conference 2022
Nicolas Aguzin is CEO of the HKEX.
Nicolas Aguzin joined HKEX as CEO on 24 May 2021 from J.P. Morgan, where he was most recently CEO of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank. Mr. Aguzin has been based in Hong Kong since 2012.
From 2013 to 2020, Mr. Aguzin was CEO of J.P. Morgan, Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for all of the firm’s businesses, across 17 markets. Mr. Aguzin presided over some of the firm’s major expansion efforts during the period, including establishing itself in China as one of the few international financial institutions with a full range of services and capabilities; including a fully-owned locally incorporated commercial bank, a majority-owned securities company, an asset management company and a futures and options company. Concurrent with his Asia CEO role, Mr. Aguzin also ran J.P. Morgan’s Investment Banking division in Asia. During his tenure, the bank rose to become one of the leading investment banks in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Aguzin joined J.P. Morgan in 1990 in Buenos Aires as a financial analyst. Between 1990 and 2005, he held a variety of roles in New York and Buenos Aires, and in 2005 he was appointed as CEO, Latin America. In 2008 and 2009, in addition to his responsibilities as CEO, Latin America and Head of Latin America Investment Banking, he served as Senior Country Officer for Brazil.
Mr. Aguzin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S., and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.