Chi-Won Yoon is Chairman of Diginex. He brings three decades of financial services and listed company experience to the company. Chi-Won currently serves on the board of Hyundai Motor Company and previously served on the executive board of UBS AG.
During his twenty-two year tenure at UBS, Chi-Won served as President and CEO of UBS AG, Asia Pacific, and was a member of the UBS Group Executive Board from 2009 to 2015. He oversaw the entire bank in 13 countries around the region and was responsible for UBS’s three main divisions: Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Global Asset Management. Chi-Won also held various positions including Hong Kong Country Head, Head of Equities, and Head of Securities Asia Pacific, and established UBS’s equity derivatives business in Asia.
Chi-Won, who also held positions at both at Lehman Brothers in New York and Hong Kong and, before that, at Merrill Lynch in New York, has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from M.I.T. and a master’s degree in finance from M.I.T.’s Sloan School of Management.