PUBLISHED : Monday, 18 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 18 July, 2005, 12:00am

Bernard Reilly

Head of business and operations in Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Korea

State Street Global Advisors

Mr Reilly worked for the firm in the marketing, portfolio management, and operations areas prior to becoming managing director of its Australia office in 2002.

Henk Meyknecht

General manager

Marco Polo Shenzhen

Mr Meyknecht joined the hotel group in 2002 as general manager of the Marco Polo Omni Saigon. His career spans more than 20 years. He will work with the group's head office to prepare for the pre-opening of the 391-room, five-star Marco Polo Hotel in Shenzhen.

Jan R. Squires

Managing director, Asia-Pacific

CFA Institute

Dr Squires has worked at the institute since 1999 as head of examination development, overseeing the construction of the CFA examination. He begins his new assignment in September.

Miu Ho


Arietti & Partners Hong Kong

Miss Ho, who is a graduate of Rutgers University in the United States, joins the company's cross-border mergers and acquisitions team as an economist specialising in the analysis of opportunities in non-public Asian companies.

Francis Pang

General manager for Hong Kong

Datacraft Asia

Mr Pang has more than 32 years of experience in the information technology industry in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Greater China. Previously, he held senior managerial positions with leading companies such as BEA, IBM, Compaq and Getronics.

Edvan Chan

General manager for Hong Kong and South China


Mr Chan joined SAS Hong Kong in May, bringing with him more than 18 years of sales operational leadership, professional service and technology management experience.

Clarence Wong Yee-wah

Director of restaurants

JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

Mr Wong previously served in the key positions of manager of The Lounge Q88 Wine Bar, Marriott Cafe and Cigar Shop and also as convention services manager for the hotel. He has 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Paul Chu



Mr Chu joins the firm in Hong Kong as a managing associate. He has previously served at CSFB as in-house counsel supporting the derivative structuring group and as a banker with the Asian Securitisation Group.

Robert E. Melson Jr


Latham & Watkins, Tokyo

Mr Melson is experienced in aircraft and ship finance, banking, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and real estate. He joins Latham from White & Case.

Tony Archer

Managing director and head of Asia-Pacific business

Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Mr Archer joins from Axa Rosenberg where he was director for Australia-New Zealand. He takes charge of all sales and operations.

Melissa Lee

Senior manager of institutional investments, Asia

Pioneer Investments

Ms Lee joins from Sun Hung Kai Fund Management where she developed distribution channels for the alternative investment product range.

Marco Ma

Country manager, Taiwan

Visa International.

Mr Ma served as manager of member services in Taipei before transferring to Hong Kong in 2003 to take on a larger, sub-regional role.

Ann Lin Khoo

Assistant product manager payments

HSBC Global Payments and Cash Management

Ms Lin was previously a client services officer in JP Morgan's treasury services in Singapore. Prior to that, she worked as a business analyst for credit markets at JP Morgan.

Benjamin Ye

Director of rooms

Sheraton Ningbo Hotel

Mr Ye has been promoted to his post from the St Regis Hotel in Shanghai where he had risen from front office manager to director of rooms in 21/2 years.