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Mark McCombe

Senior Managing Director, Chief Client Officer at Blackrock

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Bio: Mark McCombe is the Chief Client Officer of BlackRock overseeing all Global client segments. In addition to these responsibilities he is also accountable for driving growth in BlackRock's client businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. McCombe also serves as Co-Head of Global Client Portfolio Solutions helping clients take a holistic approach to portfolio construction and asset allocation.

Mr. McCombe is a member of BlackRock's Global Executive Committee (GEC), the GEC's Talent Subcommittee, and chairs the Global Client Council as well as the U.S. and Canada Executive Committee. He previously served as the Chair and Global Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors, Global Head of BlackRock's Institutional Client Business, and as Chairman of BlackRock's Asia Pacific region.

Mr. McCombe is also one of the Global Executive Sponsors for the Out and Allies network, the Ability Network and a founder of the LEAD program within BlackRock helping grow and mentor top talent within the firm.

Mr. McCombe has had an international career in finance spanning more than 30 years across 11 different countries. Before joining BlackRock, he served as Chief Executive Officer in Hong Kong for HSBC. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Ltd. and Chairman of HSBC Global Asset Management (HK) Ltd. Prior to that, he was based in London where he was Chief Executive of HSBC Global Asset Management.

Mr. McCombe earned an MA degree from Aberdeen University and attended Wharton Business School, where he completed the Advanced Management Program. He was also recognized in the Queen's New Year Honours List in 2006 with an OBE.

He comments: “Now, more than ever, we must double down on inclusion and diversity, which is woven into BlackRock’s DNA and purpose, and critical to our own resiliency. That’s why, for me, even in these times, Pride month offers us a chance to hit pause, reflect and celebrate the strength of our community together – even if we are physically apart’.
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