Larry Chan Senior sales manager Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong Mr Chan has a wealth of hospitality experience gained at the Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers since 1989. He will oversee the travel trade segment in Taiwan and the Hong Kong travel agencies. Mary Thomson Consultant Denton Wilde Sapte Formerly a partner with Paul Hastings, Janofsy & Walker in association with Koo and Partners in Hong Kong, Ms Thomson has joined the dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong. Doron Karliner from Herbert Smith also joined as a consultant. David Goh from Herbert Smith and Samuel Tung from Coudert Brothers have joined as solicitors. They all have substantial experience in dispute resolution in Hong Kong and Asia generally. David Lung Partner Ernst & Young Mr Lung has been named a partner in the assurance and advisory business services department and will relocate to Beijing. He joined the firm in 1993 and has provided audit and accounting services to clients in industries such as media, brokerage, fund management and property development. Caroline Mak Chief executive, Greater China Mannings Ms Mak will continue to supervise the Hong Kong operations and oversee business development in the health and beauty sector in Greater China. She is a board member of Dairy Farm's health and beauty joint venture in South Korea. Before joining Dairy Farm in 2000, she was managing director of Ikea Hong Kong and Taiwan. Simon Powell has joined Skandia Global Funds (Asia-Pacific) as managing director. He is responsible for managing the firm's fund business, including wholesaling via banks, private banks and independent financial advisers in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, India, Australia and the rest of Asia-Pacific. Mr Powell has 20 years' experience in the asset management industry. He formerly worked with Credit Agricole Asset Management as head of regional sales, retail and institutional. He was also a director of Barings International. Anthony Leung Partner Ernst & Young Mr Leung is appointed a partner in the assurance and advisory business services department, based in Hong Kong. He has more than 10 years' audit experience in a diverse range of industries, including telecommunications, high technology, entertainment, manufacturing, construction and public utilities. Jose Cortes III Head of distribution, global loans Asia-Pacific Barclays Capital Based in Hong Kong, Mr Cortes will oversee the primary and secondary loan distribution activity in Asia-Pacific. He joined from JP Morgan in Hong Kong, where he was vice-president, head of loan syndicate and distribution Asia-Pacific. Rudy Io Financial controller Tanrich Financial Holdings Mr Io was previously director of Asia-Pacific Corporate Advisory, financial controller of China Everbright International and chief financial officer of New Epoch Holdings International. With more than 18 years' experience, He has extensive knowledge of finance, accounting, and mergers and acquisitions. Daniel Banchiu General manager Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel Mr Banchiu has been with Marriott International for more than two decades. For the past five years, he was senior vice-president of room operations, based at Marriott's headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. He also was vice-president of operations for mid-Atlantic. Jessica Yu Account director Hill & Knowlton China Based in Beijing, Ms Yu will lead accounts in the corporate communication practice and increase the agency's car-sector resources. She was previously a director at Ruder-Finn, responsible for a number of corporate and consumer accounts, including Audi, Michelin and Hermes. She was also a manager within the public relations and corporate communication department of Daimler Chrysler China. Details of corporate appointments, with full names of individuals and photographs, should be sent to Business Post, GPO Box 47, Hong Kong; faxed to 2565 1624; or e-mailed to email@example.com . The service is free.