Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited appointed Chan Kin Por and Mr. Yan King Shun as members of the Board to succeed Mrs. Laura Cha and Mr. Benjamin Hung who will retire from the Board after the conclusion of the 2024 AGM. The Board would like to take this opportunity to express its gratitude to Mrs. Cha for her leadership as HKEX Chairman. Mrs. Cha presided over a period of significant strategic progress including listing reforms that transformed the DNA of its markets, enhancements to its Connect programmes that reinforced HKEX's role as an international superconnector, and the progress in its sustainability journey that made HKEX a global agent for change.

The Board would also like to thank Mr. Hung for his valuable contributions to HKEX during his past years of service. CHAN Kin Por GBS, JP (aged 69), Well Link Insurance Group Holdings Ltd. - chief executive officer and executive director (2019-2022) and senior advisor (February-May 2019), Bank of East Asia, Limited* - independent non-executive director (2017-2019), Munich Reinsurance Company - member of the Munich Re China Advisory Board (2009-2016) and chief executive officer (Hong Kongbranch) (2005-2009), Hang Seng Insurance Company Limited - director and general manager (1999-2005), Hang Seng Life Limited - director (1995-2005), Hang Seng Bank Limited* (1974-2005) - assistant general manager and head of the insurance group (1999-2005) and various positions Public service Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") - deputy chairman of the House Committee (2024~) and member (Insurance Functional Constituency) (2008~) Honours and Non-official Justices of Peace Selection Committee - member (2023~) Executive Council of the HKSAR - non-official member (2022~) Committee of the Presidium of the HKSAR of the 14th National People's Congress - member (2022~) The Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme Bureau Limited - member of advisory committee (2006 ~) Election Committee of the HKSAR - member (1998~)Qualifications · Chartered Insurer (The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK) YAN King Shun JP (aged 62) (alias Peter YAN) Other major offices Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited - chief executive officer (2018~) The Chinese University of Hong Kong - adjunct professor (2023~) SUNeVision Holdings Ltd.* - executive director and chief executive officer (2013-2018) Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited - non-executive member of the board (2011-2017) Computer and Technologies Holdings Limited* (2000-2013) - executive director (2008-2013) and chief executive officer (2012-2013) Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited* - chief operation officer (1992-2000) Accenture (listed on New York Stock Exchange) - senior consultant (1985-1990) Public service.