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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.