Helen Ho, AVP - agency technology and strategic projects, Manulife (International)
In her newly created role as assistant vice-president, Ho is responsible for planning and executing the company's distribution-based projects to provide state-of-the-art technology to different sales channels. She joined Manulife as director, regional controllers of Asia division in 2007, and was transferred to Hong Kong agency operations in 2010 as director of strategic projects.
Mark Richmond, vice-president - agency operations, Manulife (International)
Richmond is in charge of the operational functions relating to Manulife Hong Kong's 5,000-plus agency force, including recruitment, training and development, compensation, sales incentives and promotions, and technology development. He joined Manulife's Asia regional office in 2006 to run the regional training and development function. He then moved to Indonesia, where he doubled the sales of the bancassurance business in two years.
Angus Choi, managing director - Hong Kong, TransUnion
Retail-banking veteran Choi takes over this role from Lawrence Tsong, who had been overseeing Hong Kong operations as president of Asia Pacific. Choi will report directly to Tsong and will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and growing the credit reporting, and analytics and decisioning business. '[Choi's] career experience, industry expertise and wide-ranging relationships in the industry will make him a valuable resource and contributor to TransUnion's strategic growth in Hong Kong,' says Tsong. With more than 28 years in the consumer and corporate banking sectors, Choi has held various senior positions in leading international financial institutions. Born in Taiwan and educated in Hong Kong, Choi is a graduate in business management.
Tony Sung, assistant vice-president - agency training and development, Manulife (International)
Sung has been promoted to assistant vice-president for agency training and development. He is responsible for providing training and development services to both agents and agency managers. He joined Manulife's Asia regional office in 2005 and developed training programmes for senior agency managers across Asia. Prior to that, Sung accrued experience in personal insurance and wealth management sales.