Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing (HKEX) has appointed Mark Carr as its managing director and chief enterprise architect, reporting to Richard Leung, the firm’s group chief technology officer.
In this role, Carr will help ensure HKEX’s vision to build the Marketplace of the Future is fully reflected in its group-wide technological and digital roadmap. And he will play a pivotal role in HKEX’s technology investment strategy, as well as working as part of the senior technology and transformation teams to deploy and optimize the company's enterprise-wide digital and process architecture.
Carr’s team will include enterprise architect leads in the areas of data, security, infrastructure and platforms, and together, they will support the company’s technology capabilities and ensure secure and resilient technology services.
He joins the company from the Hong Kong Jockey Club, where he was chief architect since 2013. Prior to that, he was with Credit Suisse Investment Banking and LCH Clearnet, where he focused on supporting several major international exchanges and platforms.
“Carr brings with him over 25 years of relevant experience with a focus on developing and managing systems architecture across a number of major organizations,” Leung says. “His experience will help us accelerate our commitment to innovation.”