Two prominent figures in Hong Kong's retirement services industry are passing their batons.
David Humphreys, CEO at HSBC Provident Fund Services, has retired from the firm after 30 years of service. He intends to launch a second career in Hong Kong.
HSBC has a mandatory retirement age of 53 for its international general managers. It is an unusually young age, a throwback to the days when a Hong Kong or other Asian posting was a hardship for expats, where if the malaria didn't kill you the gin did.
These days, however, 53 is too young to quit an active working life. I feel I've got at least a dozen more years in me, Humphreys says....