PUBLISHED : Monday, 14 April, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 14 April, 2008, 12:00am

Kenneth Chim

General manager, agency division

MassMutual Asia

In his new position, Mr Chim will spearhead the company's sales growth strategy and implement plans for further development of the agency force. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Northern Virginia.

Ivan Wong

General manager, agency division

MassMutual Asia

Mr Wong joined MassMutual Asia in 1997 and has 20 years of sales and management experience in financial planning. He was a repeat winner of the International Management Award and Career Development Award in recent years.

Sarah Young O'Donnell

Chief executive

Hong Kong Seibu Enterprise

Ms O'Donnell joined Dickson Concepts (International) in 1995 and was appointed chief operating officer of Hong Kong Seibu in 1996. She began her career at Bloomingdale's in New York after completing that company's executive training programme.

Donald Kanak

Non-executive chairman

Prudential Corp Asia

Mr Kanak will be responsible for enhancing Prudential's regional capabilities in sector thought leadership, developing regional alliances and furthering the company's expansion in Asia. He has more than 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services.

Xu Weihui

Chief operating officer

PYI Corp

Mr Xu, from Nantong City, Jiangsu province, graduated from Renmin University of China in Beijing with a Master's in Business Administration degree. He is also a non-practising certified public accountant. He was previously chief executive of Sinochem International Corp.

Keith Humphreys

Director of hotels and leisure

Colliers International

Mr Humphreys has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate field, with 25 years spent in Asia. He has held various senior positions in both property and hospitality groups, and has handled a wide variety of projects in many locations.

Simon Carter

Regional head of sustainability, Asia Pacific

Colliers International

Mr Carter will lead the delivery of regional environmental sustainability programmes, assisting clients to manage risks and leverage opportunities associated with environmental sustainability in real estate.

Robert Grieves

Managing director, Hong Kong


Mr Grieves has 30 years of experience in communications. A former journalist with Time, the Times of London, the Economist and Forbes, he moved into public relations consultancy in 1989. He has worked with Merrill Lynch, Bank of New York and ACE.

Martin Spurrier

Non-executive chairman and senior counsellor


Mr Spurrier will be based in Britain but will return to Hong Kong frequently. He will also take on a newly created role providing counsel for the firm's senior leaders worldwide. Edelman has 3,000 people in 51 offices globally, 19 of which are in the Asia-Pacific.

Edith Ngan

Regional managing director

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions

Ms Ngan will take overall charge of the Fortis PFS offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. She will be responsible for enhancing and expanding the company's service levels and product range, while establishing new markets.

Jonathan Leong

Managing partner

Grant Thornton

Prior to joining the firm in 1993, Mr Leong practised in South Africa. He is a certified public accountant (practising) in Hong Kong, with extensive experience in dealing with Hong Kong-based companies, from small organisations to large international trading and manufacturing companies.

David Green

Independent director


Mainland media group XFMedia has appointed Mr Green as an independent director to its board of directors. He will sit on the investment and compensation committees. Mr Green is chairman and founder of television production company September Films.

Bin Chen

Head of investment consulting, China


Bin Chen, who will be responsible for providing investment consulting to institutional investors, has more than 13 years of experience globally and in China in the areas of retirement and institutional investment as a chartered financial analyst.

Peter Chow


Bryan Cave

Mr Chow's practice focuses on international arbitration and complex construction disputes, particularly those involving infrastructure, energy, resources and building projects in the Asia Pacific region. He previously led the China construction practice of a major United States company.