On the Move

PUBLISHED : Monday, 26 April, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 26 April, 2010, 12:00am

Kang Dae-hwan
Regional general manager, passenger and cargo sales
Korean Air

After postings in Seoul, Paris, Hanoi and most recently in Singapore since joining the company in 1986, Kang will now head passenger and cargo sales in Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Korea University.

Eugen Loffler
Chief investment officer, Asia-Pacific
Allianz Global Investors

Loffler will handle the implementation of regional investment strategy. He will be based in South Korea, where he previously served as chief executive of Hana Allianz Investment Trust Management. He was also responsible for the investments of Allianz's companies in Switzerland.

Cheung Fai-hung
Allen & Overy

Cheung handles cross-border financial and commercial disputes and other regulatory matters. He focuses on derivatives disputes and regulatory investigations. Most recently, he has been helping banks and corporates deal with disputes arising from the financial crisis and the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Tony Zhang
Vice-president, general manager of China operations

Zhang was general manager of the mainstream set-top-box group at NXP Semiconductors. He has also held positions at Conexant Systems and co-founded Nanshanbridge Microelectronics. Zhang holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii.

Pui Gardiner
Carraway Group, Hong Kong

Gardiner will cover executive search in investment banking, corporate banking and private equity. She has more than nine years of experience and has worked for international firms including Korn/Ferry International and Russell Reynolds. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Alistair McGregor
Chief executive
Community Business

McGregor has a strong background in sustainability. His comes from ETA Ascon in Abu Dhabi and before that he spent seven years at Veolia Environmental Services in Chennai, India. Based in Hong Kong, McGregor will help companies make a positive impact on people and communities.

Jeffrey Obermayer
Senior vice-president, chief financial officer
Johnson Electric

Obermayer is a certified public accountant and joins the company from BorgWarner, a global vehicle components group where he had a career spanning 28 years. Most recently, he was vice-president and controller and principal accounting officer.

Ester Li
Regional head, Asian equity sales
Daiwa Capital Markets

Li has more than 19 years of sell and buy investment experience. She joins from Axial Capital Management, where she was a partner and head of research responsible for Asia ex-Japan stock research. Before this, she was a director for Deutsche Bank's Asia ex-Japan sales division.

Lo Yuk-lam
Senior director

Lo will head the leadership team in deal origination and execution. Before this, he was the Asia-Pacific chairman of PerkinElmer. Lo is also an honorary court member of Hong Kong Baptist University, and the 10th council member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Jilin province.

Helen Pun
Director, market head HK
Barclays Wealth

Pun will oversee and manage the team of private bankers covering Hong Kong, and assume overall responsibility for the development of the market. She was previously an executive director, senior client adviser, for the Greater China key clients team at UBS. Pun has almost 25 years of private and corporate banking experience.