PUBLISHED : Monday, 30 March, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 30 March, 2009, 12:00am

Andrew Yang

Country manager, China


Mr Yang will be responsible for sales and business development activities on the mainland, including the OEM and enterprise businesses. He was China country manager for Seagate from 2003 to 2007. Mr Yang has held positions in sales and marketing management and technical functions.

Cora Yim

Vice-president, programming, Chinese movies


Ms Yim will spearhead content strategies, acquisitions, marketing and scheduling for the two Chinese movie channels. Before joining STAR, Ms Yim served as director (marketing and strategic planning) for Imagi International Holdings.

Misung Shim

Managing director

Seoul Auction Hong Kong

Ms Shim will play a key role in managing and directing the operations, strategic planning and business development of Seoul Auction in Hong Kong. She will also be responsible for conducting appraisals, advising clients and underscoring the company's presence in Hong Kong and the region.

Zainudin bin Ishak

Executive director and chief executive

HSBC Amanah Takaful

Mr Zainudin started his career in the broking division of a Malaysian insurance operator in 1989. Since then he has served in various capacities in sales and operations including the setting up of a robust claims settlement system as well as heading the customer service division.

Andrew Aglionby


CCPIT/CCOIC panel of commercial mediators

Since 1984, Mr Aglionby has been working on arbitration and mediation-related matters all over the world. He is often involved in advising on ongoing risk management and resolving business disputes without the need for arbitration or litigation. He will serve a three-year term.

Brett Butcher

Chief executive

Langham Hotels International

Mr Butcher will lead in focusing on the group's expanding pipeline of hotel properties. He will continue the company's drive towards total quality management leading to accredited status in all properties while building a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

Venkatraman Anantha-Nageswaran

Chief investment officer

Bank Julius Baer

Dr Van, as he is called by colleagues, is responsible for the bank's investment policy in addition to his role as the bank's CIO for the Asia-Pacific. He has been in the banking industry for more than 15 years and holds a doctorate degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts.

Andy Robinson

Regional director, Asia

Zurich International Life

Mr Robinson was previously general manager of ZIL's successful Singapore operation and responsible for its significant growth, following regulatory approval in 2005. Prior to joining Zurich, Mr Robinson held a number of roles at Lloyds TSB Bank - based in both Guernsey and Hong Kong.