PUBLISHED : Saturday, 12 April, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 12 April, 2008, 12:00am

Amit Gupta

Managing director, head of global markets, Singapore


Mr Gupta reports to Guy Harvey-Samuel, chief executive of HSBC Singapore and functionally to Gordon French, managing director for sales and regional treasury management in Asia-Pacific.

Nobutaka Shinogi

General manager

Leo Burnett Kreasindo, Indonesia

Mr Shinogi has more than 20 years of experience in advertising and marketing across a wide range of product categories and markets. He has handled several notable brand accounts, including McDonald's and Coca-Cola.

Justin Garrett

Director, financial services,

The Nielsen Company, Hong Kong

Mr Garrett heads the finance services team and further strengthens Nielsen's expertise in financial services-related research and accelerates the growth of business in the finance and insurance sector.

Keith Brooks

Country manager - Thailand

Generali Group

In his former position, Mr Brooks was involved in developing strategic partnerships and implementing distribution channels in Asia. Before joining the group, he held key positions at AXA and Prudential.

Raymond Wong

Head of regional operations - non-life business of Generali Asia

Generali Group

Mr Wong has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He is responsible for providing support to the regional operations in Asia.

Sean Wu

General manager, Greater China

InfoPrint Solutions

Mr Wu is based in Taipei and reports to Benoit Chatelard, general manager, Asia-Pacific. Mr Wu will oversee the company's operations in the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Simon Yu

General manager, agency division

MassMutual Asia

Mr Yu joined MassMutual Asia in 1995 and has 22 years of sales and management experience in financial planning. From 2004-07, he was a repeat winner of the International Management Award and Career Development Award.

Steve Chan

Regional director, stationery, Greater China

Disney Consumer Products

Mr Chan joined Disney in 1999 and was previously category director, accessories, apparel and footwear, China. He continues to be based in Shanghai.

Kermid Rahman

Regional director, Apparel Greater China

Disney Consumer Products

Mr Rahman has rejoined Disney. He joined the firm in 2002 and was senior category manager, Softlines, Hong Kong. He is based in Shanghai.

Damien Bailey

ICT partner

Simmons & Simmons

Mr Bailey joins the firm from Minter Ellison. He is based in the firm's Hong Kong office. He specialises in information and communication technology (ICT) and focuses on telecoms and IT agreements.

Philip Lim

General manager

Gateway, Hong Kong

Mr Lim is a graduate of the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School in Australia having interned at the Hotel Conrad & Jupiters Casino and the Hayman Island Resort. He is fluent in several Chinese dialects.

Roger Tong

General manager, engineering

Asia Satellite Telecommunications

Mr Tong assumes the responsibilities leading the engineering team's expanded efforts in spacecraft and ground network development, spectrum management and planning.

Kevin King

Head of risk management

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Mr King has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance, risk management advisory services, and exchanges/clearing house risk management. His most recent position was head of risk management at Nasdaq OMX.