HNA International appoints Patrick Kwan as chief investment officer
Mr. Kwan holds a Master degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA majoring in Computer Science and Engineering.
April 21, 2017
By Kelsea Koh
HNA Group (International) Company Limited announced the appointment of Patrick Kwan as Chief Investment Officer, effective April 10, 2017. Mr. Kwan will be mainly responsible for managing the company’s investment projects and the related financing activities.
Prior to joining HNA International, Mr. Kwan was with Barclays, Hong Kong from 2001 to 2016. His last position was Co-head of Investment Banking Division, Asia Pacific and Country Manager of Hong Kong. Mr. Kwan began his career with Goldman Sachs and has held various senior positions in Markets and Investment Banking with Peregrine Fixed Income, TD Securities as well as Deutsche Bank. Mr. Kwan holds a Master degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA majoring in Computer Science and Engineering.
HNA International welcomes an investment professional of Patrick’s caliber and experience to join its leadership team as it continues to advance its growth in line with the state policy of “One Belt, One Road” for international development. Mr. Patrick Kwan’s insights will be invaluable in helping to guide HNA International as a strategic platform for the internationalization of HNA Group’s business.
About HNA Group and HNA Group (International) Company Limited
Since its founding in 1993, HNA Group has evolved from a regional airline based in Hainan into a global conglomerate encompassing pillar businesses in tourism, industrials, capital, logistics and ecological technologies. HNA Group provided 410,000 employment positions. In July 2016, HNA Group again became a Fortune Global 500 company, being 353th on the list. HNA Group (International) Company Limited is an investment holding subsidiary of the Group established in Hong Kong, serving as a strategic platform for the internationalization of its business. HNA Finance’s main business is leasing and insurance. It also provides traditional and innovative financial services such as securities, banking, futures, fund, investment banking and internet finance. Its leasing business covers professional leasing in aircraft, ship, container, and infrastructure. Bohai Leasing, the only leasing company listed on the A-share market, has become the world’s largest container lessor. It is also the world’s fourth largest aircraft lessor with a fleet of nearly 550 aircrafts. HNA’s insurance business has over 1100 outlets.