Honoree

Peter T. Wong

AWARDS

Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows (2015)
Indiana University Bloomington
Kelly School of Business

BIOGRAPHY

Peter Wong Tung Shun is Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He is also a Group Managing Director and a member of the Group Management Board of the HSBC Group.

Mr. Wong sits on a number of other entities within the HSBC Group, including Chairman and Non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad. He also holds Non-Executive directorships at Hang Seng Bank Limited and Bank of Communications Co. Ltd. and is an independent Non-Executive Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited.

Mr. Wong joined HSBC in 2005. From April 2005 to January 2010, he was Group General Manager and Executive Director, Hong Kong and Mainland China of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation before assuming the position of Chief Executive for Asia-Pacific in February 2010. He became Deputy Chairman of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in May 2013.

Mr. Wong's banking career began in 1980 when he joined Citibank as Assistant Financial Controller. He held a number of positions over the following 16 years, including Director of Business Development, Deputy Managing Director, and Director of Banking, before becoming Director of Sales, Services, and Distribution Channels for Citibank's North Asian operations in 1996 (Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines).

Mr. Wong joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1997 as Head of Consumer Banking for its Hong Kong and China operations. In 2000, he was appointed Chief Executive and General Manager for Hong Kong, while simultaneously assuming responsibility for its China operations. Mr. Wong was the first Chinese appointed to the position in the history (150 years) of Standard Chartered Bank. In 2002, he was appointed a Director of Standard Chartered Bank, overseeing its Greater China operations.

Mr. Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1951. He was educated at Indiana University and holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, an MBA in Marketing and Finance, and a master of science degree in Computer Science.

He is married with two children.