Hong Kong – 26 October 2021 – 100 Women in Finance (100WF), a global finance industry organization, announced today that Suyi Kim will be presented with the 100 Women in Finance 2021 APAC Industry Leadership Award at the organization’s annual Hong Kong Gala on November 18th at the St. Regis Hotel, Hong Kong.
Ms. Kim is Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Private Equity at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) and leads the organization’s Private Equity program globally.
She was most recently Senior Managing Director & Head of Asia Pacific overseeing CPP Investments’ investment activities in Asia Pacific across all investment programs including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, and credit. During her tenure as Head of Asia Pacific since 2016, CPP Investments’ assets in the region grew from C$51 billion to C$134 billion. Ms. Kim joined CPP Investments in 2007 and established its first international office in Hong Kong.
She currently serves on the board of directors of Hong Kong Broadband Network, a Hong Kong-listed Internet, Communication & Tele-communication company. Ms. Kim is also on the Products Advisory Committee of the Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong and sits on the board of Junior Achievement in Korea and Global Private Capital Association.
Each year, 100WF identifies a woman whose professional talent, business ethics and passion for investing help define and advance the industry’s standards of excellence. In 2021, 100WF’s fundraising theme is Investing in the Next Generation and accordingly, in identifying its honoree, the organization additionally emphasized the inspiration she would offer to the younger generation of female investment professionals.
100WF CEO Amanda Pullinger stated, “100WF is thrilled to celebrate Suyi’s professional achievements within the global finance industry. Her career and record of charitable service stand as an example for all who aspire toward excellence. The APAC Industry Leadership Award is 100WF’s highest acknowledgment of senior women in the region who demonstrate such professional distinction and community engagement to inspire the next generation.”
To view past 100WF Industry Leadership Award honorees, please see here.
Funds raised at the 100WF Hong Kong Gala will benefit the organization’s Investing in the Next Generation, which supports 100WF pre-career programs as well as local program partners who prepare and encourage pre-career young women of all backgrounds to pursue pathways into the finance industry.
To inquire about sponsorship opportunities for the Hong Kong Gala, please contact Hong Kong Gala Committee
To donate to 100WF’s Investing in the Next Generation please click here.