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Margaret Ren

Chairman, Asia Pacific Corporate and Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ms. Margaret Ren is Chairman of Asia Pacific Corporate and Investment Banking, and Chairman of China, for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Ms. Ren is one of the most experienced China bankers, with more than 25 years of industry experience. She has extensive knowledge, and deep relationships with, the Chinese financial and corporate sectors, and has led many landmark transactions across Greater China.

She is one of the pioneer Chinese investment bankers who first took Chinese companies to the international capital markets; she is the first Mainland Chinese woman to become a senior executive in investment banking of a major Wall Street firm.

Ms. Ren was named among the Top 50 most powerful business women in Asia by Forbes in 2013, and the 100 most influential women in finance by Financial News in 2009.

She joined BofA Merrill Lynch from BNP Paribas, where she was chairman for Corporate Finance, Greater China.

Ms. Ren was a medical doctor graduated from Shanghai Medical University. She holds a Master’s degree from the Sloan School of Management of MIT.