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Vicky Kong rejoins Citi as consumer business manager for HK

Vicky Kong rejoins Citi as consumer business manager for HK

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Citi has appointed Vicky Kong as consumer business manager for Citibank Hong Kong and the chief executive of Citibank (Hong Kong), effective immediately. In this role, Kong will oversee Citi’s overall consumer banking business in Hong Kong, including the wealth strategy. She will report to Angel Ng, head of Asia of Citi Global Wealth and Aveline San, chief executive officer for Citi Hong Kong and Macau.

Kong began her career at Citi as a management associate, and progressed to roles in retail banking, wealth management and international personal banking. Before rejoining Citi, her most recent roles were Standard Chartered Bank’s regional head of wealth management for Greater China, North Asia and Hong Kong, and global head of wealth proposition.

Commenting on the appointment, Angel Ng, head of Asia of Citi Global Wealth said, “We are very pleased to have Kong return to Citi, with her extensive management experience in retail banking and wealth management at local, regional and group level.”

“There is no doubt that the wealth and consumer business will continue to grow and thrive as markets undergo rapid changes and people are putting more and more focus on managing their wealth. We are energised for the future and I truly believe that Vicky will lead the experienced and diverse consumer team to ever greater success as one of the Group’s wealth management hubs, and will drive forward our ongoing digital transformation journey.”

Ng added, “At Citi, we are always committed to attracting, promoting and retaining talent. Kong has been with Citi for 14 years in her early career path, we welcome her home to take on a role that is invaluable to us as we continue to build and expand our consumer and wealth business.”

Previously, Citi has promoted Aveline San to the chief executive officer for its Hong Kong and Macau businesses, succeeding Angel Ng, head of Citi global wealth.

San has 25 years of experience in banking and will report to Citi's head of north and east Asia cluster Tim Monger, according to ReutersAccording to San’s LinkedIn, she first joined Citi as chief compliance officer of APAC in 2019 and had previously spent 14 years with UBS.

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