GARY LIU Partner, audit, Shanghai KPMG Mr Liu has extensive audit experience for listed companies and private companies in the industrial markets and information technology sectors. He has helped Chinese enterprises raise funds from global capital markets. IRENE CHU Principal, audit, Hong Kong KPMG Ms Chu started her career with the audit practice at KPMG in Toronto in 1996 and transferred to KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999. She has extensive experience in the audits of mainland and multinational companies. DAVID FRASER Executive general manager, Greater China FCm Travel Solutions Mr Fraser will lead all aspects of the company's regional operations, staffing, service, account management, sales and business development. He will be based in Hong Kong. ANTHONY COSTA General manager The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Before joining Mandarin Oriental, Mr Costa was with Four Seasons Hotel Group, where he held the position of hotel manager in Dublin. PIERRE BARTHES General manager Mandarin Oriental, Beijing Mr Barthes - most recently general manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau - has moved to Beijing to open the hotel before the Beijing Olympic Games. He has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. MICHAEL ZIEMER General manager Mandarin Oriental, Macau Mr Ziemer has been general manager of Mandarin Oriental, Munich, for the past three years and most recently oversaw the room renovation at the hotel. Mr Ziemer has more than 23 years of hospitality experience CALVIN HO Managing director, global business development SAIL Advisors Mr Ho will be responsible for global business development, which encompasses sales, marketing and new product development functions. He will report directly to CEO Eliza Lau. JACQUELINE CHAN Senior associate Talent2 Ms Chan, a 10-year veteran of 4A's advertising agencies in Hong Kong and China, was most recently group account director for TBWA. She has also served at Saatchi & Saatchi. Her experience covers a diverse array of blue-chip clients. KATHLEEN DESROSIERS Senior associate Talent2 Ms DesRosiers was recently China general manager for The Hoffman Agency. She has lived in China for three years. She served in senior management positions for Fleishman-Hillard in Los Angeles and Burson-Marsteller in Taipei. SUE POWERS Chief information officer Travelport Ms Powers will serve as chief information officer of the global distribution system business, having held the same position at Worldspan for the past five years. She started her career at Apollo. KEITH WOODCOCK Senior vice-president, new business incubation Travelport Mr Woodcock will handle a new portfolio of business incubation for the global distribution system business. He joined the Galileo GDS team in January last year as chief information officer. LEONG YUE-WING Chief executive and executive director TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Mr Leong will be responsible for the overall management of the group including strategy, business development and operations. MICHAEL FARESE President and chief executive BitWave Semiconductor Mr Farese's execution and breadth of experience in wireless and at start-ups has made him ideally suited for the leadership of BitWave where the Softransceiver RFIC has just recently been introduced to key partners.