DODWELL Travel Ltd, part of Inchcape Pacific, has made Sandra Phillips the marketing and customer service manager and has promoted Alice Wong to sales manager.

Ms Phillips has more than 12 years' airline and travel industry experience and formerly worked for Virgin Atlantic, Britannia and US Air.

In addition to marketing, Ms Phillips will develop a series of customer service seminars for staff and act on client feedback.

Ms Wong will lead a sales team that will focus on generating new business and manage existing accounts.

She has been with Dodwell Travel for 18 years. READER'S Digest Far East Companies has promoted Gregory W. C. Yim to circulation director of Reader's Digest Association Far East Ltd.

In his new position, Mr Yim will be responsible for magazine operations in the Far East.


He has been chief accountant since May 1992 and has considerable experience in magazine business finances.

Mr Yim is an associate member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, and the Institute of Financial Accountants. DC Club International Ltd has appointed Michael Tao as the general manager of The Dynasty Club Hong Kong.

In his new job, Mr Tao will be responsible for the club's daily operation and membership development.

Mr Tao has more than 20 years' experience in hospitality..


He trained in food and beverage in Geneva and hotel management in British Columbia.

Before joining The Dynasty Club, Mr Tao worked in Switzerland, Chicago, New York, and Canada, and is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, Shanghainese and English.


SHANGRI-LA Hotels and Resorts has appointed Cristina Dolendo as marketing director of the Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort, in Cebu, the Philippines.

She leaves Portman Shangri-La, where she held a similar post, after 31/2 years.

Ms Dolendo has 15 years' experience in hotels, and has worked at the Westin, Regent and Shangri-La as director of public relations and director of sales respectively. BOB Hubbard has temporarily taken over as chief executive of Eagle Star Life Assurance Hong Kong after the departure of its regional managing director, Bernard de Petrucei.


Mr Hubbard is a director of the Eagle Star Life Main Board, and responsible for Eagle Star's life operation in Hong Kong, Middle East and Latin America.

He will be supported by Paul Chan, who is deputy regional managing director.

Vitas Young has been made internal audit manager. He will be responsible for maintaining internal control over the business in Eagle Star Life.


Mr Young was previously senior corporate auditor of Chevalier (HK) Ltd. STEPHEN C. H. Hau has joined Korn/Ferry International, the Los Angeles-based executive recruitment firm, as a partner specialising in financial services projects.

Mr Hau will be based in Hong Kong and will work with other Asian offices in placing senior financial executives in the region.

Before joining Korn/Ferry International, Mr Hau was with the Heller Financial Group, of Chicago, which is an affiliate of the Fuji Bank of Japan.

THE Piaget, Baume and Mercier Group of Companies has made Peter Hwang communications manager.

Mr Hwang has been in the industry for more than 10 years, and has worked with American Express International Inc as assistant manager for marketing and sales for the past three years. YAU Lee Holdings Ltd has appointed Leong Ka-chai and Henry Wu King-cheong as non-executive directors.

Mr Leong is the chairman of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange and founder and chairman of Roctec group, which is involved in the brokerage of securities and futures and other investments.

He also holds directorship in businesses ranging from China trade and retail to toy manufacturing.

Mr Wu is the vice-president of the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society, a standing committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and permanent honorary president of the Hong Kong Stockbrokers' Association.

He is an executive director of Lee Cheong Gold Dealers.