Chief Executive Officer

Degrees or working long hours unnecessary to be a CEO or president

Illustration: Martin Megino

What's the secret to training someone to become chief executive of a large company or president of a country? Do they have to be inclined to work around the clock?

Saturday, 20 October, 2012, 3:14am

Traders 'to suffer in the next 12 months'

Hong Kong traders would suffer in the coming year as the global market continued to struggle, the General Chamber of Commerce predicted as it picked its new chairman last night.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm

Keeping on top of a growing workforce

Across Asia, enterprises are expanding their labour forces at an unprecedented pace. Asia's fastest-growing companies often triple or quadruple their staff from year to year, in contrast to the West, where revenue and profit growth typically far outpaces employment growth.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Telecoms reshuffles ring up corporate governance static

So much talk about corporate governance. So much talk about management capability and incentive. All this talk goes down the drain with the newly announced management reshuffles among the mainland's four telecommunications companies.

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Finance chief wanted to help develop team

Rewards await a seasoned finance executive ready to face the challenges of a newly created regional role.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Chief executive could spy on opponents, legislators claim

The covert surveillance bill leaves the way open for the chief executive to spy on political opponents, lawmakers have warned.

Legislators have demanded that the chief executive's ability to spy on individuals be expressly curtailed in the Interception of Communications and Surveillance Bill.

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Kam Kwok-leung

The chief executive officer of Metro Broadcast radio station is regularly voted one of the best-dressed people in Hong Kong at fashion designers' awards. He is reputed to keep his youthful looks by drinking eight glasses of water in the morning and is a famous face on the society scene because of his wild and glamorous outfits.

Height 1.8 metres

Weight 71.4kg

17 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Staff shake-up

The Government's liaison office for diplomats and consulates will be revamped in a bid to make it more cost-effective. Established in 1997 with around 10 staff, the office oversees protocol and liaises with consulates. A second assistant director post responsible for protocol affairs is to be created, and will be offset by scrapping a chief executive officer and other clerical positions.

18 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Vigers move

NELSON Wong, former chief executive officer of property consultancy Vigers has left to become the chairman of Asian Commercial Network.

3 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Board sets policies, guidelines

THE new Hong Kong Stadium will be overseen by an Urban Council board of governors which acts as the overall authority.

11 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Be grateful when your staff disagree with you

THE chief executive officer of a mid-sized company recently described a situation to me that probably sends a tremor of recognition into the heart of any entrepreneur.

18 Jul 1993 - 12:00am