Andre Cronje was appointed non-executive Director of Euroclear plc (“PLC”) in September 2018.
Mr. Cronje is the Global Chief Operating Officer for HSBC Global Banking & Markets, a HSBC Group General Manager and member of the GBM Executive Committee. Mr. Cronje manages an eleven thousand strong organisation covering; transformation, cost & investment governance, operations, operational risk management and business services, including client lifecycle management.
Mr. Cronje commenced his career in corporate finance, then moving to mergers and acquisitions and in 2007 on to lead the UBS Group strategic analysis team, which included Group mergers and acquisitions. He moved to business management as CEO of UBS Wealth management in the UK and Jersey in 2008, followed by the Global Chief Operating Officer role of UBS Investment Bank.
Mr. Cronje is a qualified lawyer and chartered accountant; an experienced executive. He is a leading figure in operations across the financial services industry and has a deep knowledge of the transforming industry landscape, specifically, how banks must reposition themselves to succeed.