Speaker Bio

Kenneth Petrilla
Kenneth Petrilla
Managing Director
San Francisco

Mr. Petrilla joined ChinaVest in September 2015 as Managing Director. Prior to joining ChinaVest, Mr. Petrilla was Executive Director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment. Prior to that, Mr. Petrilla was an Executive Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank. During a career that spanned over 30 years with Wells Fargo, Ken held many positions, including Head of the China Desk, Regional Manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo Bank International, Dublin, Ireland, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo Securities International Limited, London, England, Managing Director of the Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank and other senior international banking positions. Ken has significant corporate governance experience. He has served and continues to serve on numerous boards, associations and organizations.