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  1. E&Y poaches staff on the mainland

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A shortage of accountants on the mainland has sparked a poaching war, with some firms willing to triple salaries to lure qualified staff. International accountancy Ernst & Young (E&Y) wants to double its mainland headcount to 6,000 within the next few years to handle a mounting workload driven by merger and acquisition activities and initial public offerings, ...

  2. Airline kingpin in the cross hairs

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of China Southern Airlines before he was poached by Shenzhen Airlines' Li Zeyuan. Shenzhen Airlines was set up as a state-owned enterprise in 1992, but in a restructuring in 2005 two companies ...

  3. Pacific Century eyes 800 agents

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Poaching war looms as insurer embarks on sales offensive after announcing 54pc decline in profit A poaching war looms large in the insurance industry as Pacific Century Insurance ... is to achieve a higher profit. It would not work if we were to use an excessive amount of money on recruitment.' A costly poaching war in 2000 hurt the insurer's profits, when former chief ...

  4. BYD charges dropped, probe officials arrested

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung In a dramatic turnaround for the mainland's largest rechargeable battery maker, charges that BYD poached trade secrets from rival Foxconn International Holdings have been dropped and government officers investigating the complaint have instead been arrested. News that an investigation prompted by the Foxconn complaint has now been dropped was released ...

  5. Sun Life sets sights on top five

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... this year, chief executive Geoffrey Saggers said yesterday. Sun Life would expand organically, he said, adding that the firm would not poach agents from rival insurers- a strategy common in the industry. 'Poaching is not good for the customers and not good for the insurance industry,' Mr Saggers said. 'We want to hire teachers and civil servants who have taken early ...

  6. Aviva pins sales hopes on advisers

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Aviva, Britain's largest insurance company, will rely on banks and independent financial advisers to sell its products in Hong Kong rather than directly employ agents in order to save money. Preferring to avoid the common but costly practice of poaching agents from rivals, the firm is betting that it can do without in-house salespeople at a time when ...

  7. CVC unit aims to seal three mainland acquisitions this year

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... funds. CVC poached Zhu Wei from Goldman Sachs' mainland joint venture Gao Hua Securities to head its new Beijing office. He will be the firm's only investment professional based ...

  8. ANZ purchase of RBS assets in HK a done deal

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expansion in this part of the world is obvious for ANZ as 'Australia's future is linked to Asia'. To that end, ANZ poached Mike Smith as group chief executive in 2007 from HSBC, who ...

  9. MTRC puts up plan for Hunghom extension

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... reduce the adverse impacts arising from the Sha Tin-Central line, which would poach passengers from the MTRC's harbour-crossing subway lines. The Kwun Tong line extension was part ...

  10. Aggressive rivals chip away at China Mobile dominance

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile, the nation's biggest mobile operator, is expected to face a tough battle to defend its market leadership as more customers are lured away by new 3G handsets being offered by competitors. China Telecom, the country's smallest mobile operator, yesterday said it had added 2.37 million mobile users last month after poaching customers from ...




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