Macquarie appoints Alex Harvey CEO of Asia

01 February 2012

Hong Kong – Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie) today announced the appointment of Alex Harvey as Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie’s operations in Asia.

Alex joined Macquarie in 1999 from Bankers Trust and has over 15 years experience in the financial services industry having led equity, debt and advisory transactions in Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States.

Alex is currently an Executive Director in Macquarie Capital and Global Head of the Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Technology (TMET) group. Alex was also based in Hong Kong with Macquarie from 2000 to 2003.

“We are very pleased to appoint Alex to this role. Alex has a strong track record of leadership, and of building international businesses and client relationships,” said Nicholas Moore, Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Group Limited.

“Alex will play a key role delivering all aspects of Macquarie’s business to our clients in the region. His appointment reflects Macquarie’s commitment to providing the highest level of service to our growing client base in this region.”

“I am honoured to have been invited to lead Macquarie’s Asia business,” said Mr Harvey. “Macquarie’s business in Asia continues to develop into a full-service offering focused on creating new opportunities for Macquarie’s clients and its people.”

Alex will be based in Macquarie’s Hong Kong office from later this month.

For further information, please contact:
Fiona McDonald
Corporate Communications, Asia
Macquarie Group Limited
Direct line: +852 3922 3591; Mobile: +852 6468 2175

Elizabeth Cox
Corporate Communications, Asia
Macquarie Group Limited
Direct line: +852 3922 3818; Mobile: +852 6468 2196

About Macquarie
Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services.

Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world.

Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 15,000 people in over 28 countries. At 30 September 2011, Macquarie had assets under management of $A327 billion.

Macquarie in Asia
Macquarie has had a significant presence in Asia for more than 15 years, establishing its first office in Hong Kong in 1995. With a presence in 11 geographies across the region, Macquarie continues to grow its Asian activities by expanding existing businesses, forming joint ventures with local partners and making niche acquisitions.

All of Macquarie’s business groups have operations in the Asia. Macquarie offers services including corporate finance and advisory, institutional cash equities and research, equity derivatives and structured products, debt financing, funds management, environmental financial products, futures, metals OTC hedging and fixed income trading across the region.