BGS HKU Chapter Honoree 2014 - Mr Weber Lo
Mr Weber Lo
Mr Weber Lo is Citi Country Officer & Chief Executive Officer for Citi Hong Kong and Macau, responsible for all businesses across the Citi franchise in the two markets, including corporate & investment bank, consumer bank, commercial bank, private bank, transaction services, markets & treasury, and investment research & analysis.
Before assuming this role, Mr Lo was Country Business Manager for Citibank Global Consumer Banking in Hong Kong and Macau, which covers retail banking, credit card and small business clients. During the five years of his tenure in this position, the business saw rapid growth and expansion while its branch network doubled and the smart banking concept took shape.
Mr Lo joined Citi in 2000 as Head of Citigold, the retail bank’s wealth management business. In 2001, he was appointed Head of Bankcard Marketing and was subsequently promoted to Country Marketing Director in 2002, with added role as Director of Retail Banking in 2003. In 2004, he took up the position of Chief Operating Officer while serving concurrently as the Director of Retail Banking. Mr Lo was named the ‘Promising Young Banker of the Year for Hong Kong’ by The Asian Banker in 2008. He was named ‘CEO of the Year for Banking’ in the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards 2013 in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Citi, Mr Lo held senior positions in Coca-Cola China Ltd. and Procter and Gamble (HK) Ltd.
Mr Lo currently serves as a member of the Banking Advisory Committee under the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Chairman of the Financial and Treasury Services Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Other public service engagements include being a member in each of the following: the Financial Services Advisory Committee of HK Trade Development Council; the Council of the Treasury Markets Association; Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers; the Joint Committee on Student Finance for the Hong Kong SAR Government; the Committee on Financial Assistance Scheme for Family Members of Those Who Sacrifice Their Lives to Save Others under the Labour and Welfare Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government; Elected Member of the General Committee of The Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong; Board of Directors of The Community Chest of Hong Kong; Board of Trustees and Fund Management Committee of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust; and HKU SPACE Business Studies Advisory Board. Mr Lo was appointed Adjunct Professor at the City University of Hong Kong in November 2013.
Mr Lo holds a degree in Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong.