Wharton Speaker Series: Nicolas Aguzin W'90

Date and Time
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
7:00pm— 9:30pm
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The Wharton Club of Hong Kong is delighted to announce our next Wharton Speaker Series event on April 16th 2024, with Nicolas Aguzin W'90, the first non-Chinese to be CEO of HKEX.

Given his unique background of both leading a US multinational bank in Asia and as an Expat at the helm of an iconic Hong Kong institution, he has both the Global and Local perspective to share his insights and critique on the topic "Hong Kong at Crossroads, What's next?".

Gucho, as he is popularly known to Wharton Alums, has kindly agreed to also share insights about his career journey in addition to the main topic, so as to benefit and inspire fellow alums on their C-Suite and Board Room journey.

We expect this event to Sell Out very fast, so Register ASAP

Event Details 

Host: Ferdinand Cheuk W'96, President of The Wharton Club of Hong Kong, on behalf of WCHK.

Date: April 16th 2024 (Tuesday)

Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Harcourt Suite

Dress Code: Business, for more details refer The Hong Kong Club, Dress Code 

Price (non refundable): HKD 750 per head

Guests:  Guests of Penn and Wharton Alumni are welcome to attend at the same price of HKD 750 per head

Time: 7:00PM (Networking and Drinks 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Event and Dinner 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM)

Please Note: Wharton Club of Hong Kong follow a "No Walk-ins Allowed" policy, and the venue (The Hong Kong Club) enforces a strict Dress Code (No Jeans, Shorts, Tee Shirts, Sneakers allowed)

About the Speaker

Nicolas Aguzin W'90 joined HKEX as Chief Executive Officer on May 2021 from J.P. Morgan, where he was most recently Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank. Mr Aguzin has been based in Hong Kong since 2012. His term at HKEX was completed in March 2024.

From 2013 to 2020, Mr Aguzin was CEO, J.P. Morgan, Asia Pacific where he was responsible for all the firm’s business 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 degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S. and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

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