Aged 51, joined the Group in 2022. He is Deputy Chief Executive of the Group, overseeing Global Corporate Banking Department, Commercial Banking Department, Institutional Business Department, Transaction Banking Department, Custody and Trust Services, as well as the Southeast Asia Business. Prior to joining the Group, Mr XU was Chairman of BOC (Europe) S.A. and General Manager of BOC Hungary Branch. Mr XU joined BOC in 1993, then held management positions in various institutions including Head Office, Liaoning Branch, New York Branch as Deputy General Manager, Hungary Branch as General Manager, etc. Mr XU has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Finance from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.