Bernard Reilly Head of business and operations in Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Korea State Street Global Advisors Mr Reilly worked for the firm in the marketing, portfolio management, and operations areas prior to becoming managing director of its Australia office in 2002. Henk Meyknecht General manager Marco Polo Shenzhen Mr Meyknecht joined the hotel group in 2002 as general manager of the Marco Polo Omni Saigon. His career spans more than 20 years. He will work with the group's head office to prepare for the pre-opening of the 391-room, five-star Marco Polo Hotel in Shenzhen. Jan R. Squires Managing director, Asia-Pacific CFA Institute Dr Squires has worked at the institute since 1999 as head of examination development, overseeing the construction of the CFA examination. He begins his new assignment in September. Miu Ho Economist Arietti & Partners Hong Kong Miss Ho, who is a graduate of Rutgers University in the United States, joins the company's cross-border mergers and acquisitions team as an economist specialising in the analysis of opportunities in non-public Asian companies. Francis Pang General manager for Hong Kong Datacraft Asia Mr Pang has more than 32 years of experience in the information technology industry in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Greater China. Previously, he held senior managerial positions with leading companies such as BEA, IBM, Compaq and Getronics. Edvan Chan General manager for Hong Kong and South China SAS Mr Chan joined SAS Hong Kong in May, bringing with him more than 18 years of sales operational leadership, professional service and technology management experience. Clarence Wong Yee-wah Director of restaurants JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong Mr Wong previously served in the key positions of manager of The Lounge Q88 Wine Bar, Marriott Cafe and Cigar Shop and also as convention services manager for the hotel. He has 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Paul Chu Lawyer Linklaters Mr Chu joins the firm in Hong Kong as a managing associate. He has previously served at CSFB as in-house counsel supporting the derivative structuring group and as a banker with the Asian Securitisation Group. Robert E. Melson Jr Counsel Latham & Watkins, Tokyo Mr Melson is experienced in aircraft and ship finance, banking, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and real estate. He joins Latham from White & Case. Tony Archer Managing director and head of Asia-Pacific business Morgan Stanley Investment Management Mr Archer joins from Axa Rosenberg where he was director for Australia-New Zealand. He takes charge of all sales and operations. Melissa Lee Senior manager of institutional investments, Asia Pioneer Investments Ms Lee joins from Sun Hung Kai Fund Management where she developed distribution channels for the alternative investment product range. Marco Ma Country manager, Taiwan Visa International. Mr Ma served as manager of member services in Taipei before transferring to Hong Kong in 2003 to take on a larger, sub-regional role. Ann Lin Khoo Assistant product manager payments HSBC Global Payments and Cash Management Ms Lin was previously a client services officer in JP Morgan's treasury services in Singapore. Prior to that, she worked as a business analyst for credit markets at JP Morgan. Benjamin Ye Director of rooms Sheraton Ningbo Hotel Mr Ye has been promoted to his post from the St Regis Hotel in Shanghai where he had risen from front office manager to director of rooms in 21/2 years.