Xiao Gang (Chinese: 肖钢; pinyin: Xiào Gāng; born 1958 in Ji'an, Jiangxi) is currently chairman of the board of directors of Bank of China Limited and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. From 1998 to his appointment to his current (as of 2005[update]) position in 2003, he was a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, the central bank of the People's Republic of China.
Xiao Gang has been Chairman of the Board in Bank of China Limited since August 2004. He used to serve as Head of Bank in the Company. He is also Chairman of the Board in BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. Xiao also served as Assistant Head and Deputy Head of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), Head of PBOC-Guangdong Branch, General Manager in China Foreign Exchange Center. He graduated with a Master's degree in International Economic Law from Renmin University of China in 1996.
Aged 50, is Chairman of the Board of Directors and prior to March 2006, was Chairman of the Risk Committee of the Company and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited ("BOCHK"). He is also a director of BOC Hong Kong (BVI) Limited ("BOC (BVI)") and BOC Hong Kong (Group) Limited ("BOCHKG"). Mr. Xiao was Chairman and President of Bank of China Limited ("BOC") from March 2003 to August 2004 and has been Chairman of BOC since its restructuring in August 2004. Prior to joining BOC, Mr. Xiao joined People's Bank of China ("PBOC") in 1981 and had served various positions in PBOC, including Director of the Research Bureau, Head of the China Foreign Exchange Trading Center, Director of the Planning and Treasury Department, Assistant Governor and Director of the Monetary Policy Department, Assistant Governor and President of Guangdong Branch of PBOC and Director of the Guangdong Branch of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Mr. Xiao served as Deputy Governor of PBOC from 1998 to 2003. He was also Chairman of China Association of Banks from June 2003 to December 2004. Mr. Xiao graduated from Renmin University of China with a master's degree in Law.