Heller Ehrman LLP
Mr Chu has experience with securities-related and shareholder disputes, internal fraud investigations, corporate governance, audit negligence and complex commercial litigation. He has been based in Hong Kong since 1999. Mr Chu is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Nielsen Marketing, China
Mr Morley will be responsible for expanding the company's retail and consumer research presence on the mainland. He previously served as managing director of Nielsen Vietnam. Based in Shanghai, Mr Morley will serve on the firm's Greater China management team.
Anna Ku Fung-yee
Assistant general manager, international operation planning division
Mizuho Corporate Bank
Ms Ku will be assistant general manager of the international operation planning division at the Hong Kong office of the bank. She will advise on operational matters to Mizuho's Asian branches.
Cisco Hong Kong & Macau
Ms Chiu is responsible for overseeing Cisco's strategy and field sales operations in the region. She joined in 2006 as manager, enterprise and financial services, and has since made a great impact. She has more than 20 years of experience in IT and telecommunications.
Head of client relations Asia (ex-Japan)
Mr Levinson will run client relations' capital raising activities throughout Asia ex-Japan, maintaining dialogue with existing clients and launching new products. Most recently, he set up and ran client services at LaSalle Investment Management in Asia.
Head of portfolio management and client relations, Japan
Mr Tanaka's role spans Rreef's core property strategies through various funds and separate accounts for individual clients. He will cover real estate and hedge fund clients in Japan. He was previously with Bankers Trust in New York.
General manager for Hong Kong and Taiwan
Ms Wong will lead the company's self-service and assisted-service businesses in industries such as banking, retail and travel in Hong Kong and Taiwan. She will continue to serve as general manager, payment solutions in Greater China, on an interim basis.
Director of sales and marketing
One&Only Kanuhura, Maldives
Ms Burnett will also oversee public relations for the One&Only Kanuhura resort. With 20 years in the travel industry, she had previously worked for Abercrombie and Kent based in London and had set up a number of international programmes.
British Chamber of Commerce
Mr Riley, group finance director of the Jardine Matheson Group, takes over from Peter Sullivan of Standard Chartered Bank. Mr Riley, who has served as the chamber's deputy chairman, expects the Beijing Olympics to provide opportunities this year.
Mr Tong has directed more than 100 projects in Hong Kong and abroad valued at more than HK$11 billion. As the head of structures, China division, he will oversee the expansion of Scott Wilson's rapidly growing property business in Hong Kong, the mainland and neighbouring countries.
Executive director, banking policy department
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Ms Kemp joined in 1995 in the Office of the General Counsel, where she was deputy general counsel from 2001. She was seconded to Exchange Fund Investment from 1999 to 2001 as deputy chief executive.
Executive director, financial infrastructure department
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mr Lee has played a key role in the development and operations of clearing and settlement systems since joining the HKMA in 1993. He was chief representative in the HKMA's New York office from 1998 to 2000.
International Herald Tribune
Mr Dunbar-Johnson will succeed Michael Golden, who will continue to serve as The New York Times' vice-chairman. Mr Dunbar-Johnson was named executive vice-president in 2006. Previously, he served as vice-president and commercial director.
Managing director, global distribution
Based in Singapore, Mr Murphy will focus on strengthening the client franchise in the Asia-Pacific by developing broader and deeper relationships with key clients. He has more than 20 years of international experience in capital markets.