Ken Gong Sales director Mirapoint Asia Based in Hong Kong, Mr Gong will lead the sales and technical support team for the Asia-Pacific region. He is a seasoned professional in IT application and network management, where he has extensive experience in developing sales channels and managing technical and sales teams. He will be responsible for expanding market coverage and deepening relationships with customers. He previously worked for AppEx Networks, a United States technology start-up company, where he was vice-president for Asia, responsible for sales and marketing strategies and execution. Mr Gong previously held senior sales positions at 3Com, Packeteer and Orbital Data. Zhuo Chengwen Chief financial officer BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Mr Zhuo was previously a deputy general manager of the Bank of China's financial management department, where he was responsible for financial planning, accounting policy, financial compliance, management reporting and financial disclosure. He has had a financial management role for more than 10 years with BOC Group in Beijing and New York, and has extensive knowledge and experience in financial management. Mr Zhuo has been a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1995 and 2005 respectively. Alex Lee Wing-kwai Chief operating officer BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Mr Lee was previously managing director, responsible for the operations and technology of the entire business at Citigroup in Hong Kong. He had various leadership roles at Citigroup over the years. He has more than 25 years' experience in operations and technology in the financial sector. He received an MBA degree specialising in accounting in 1983. Mr Lee passed the uniform examination of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1984. He has been an associate member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a chartered bank auditor of the Bank Administration Institute of the United States since 1986. Harvey Athwal Sales director MPL Asia Mr Athwal will initially lead a team of 10 that should soon rise to 30 under the company's plan for expansion. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and has developed businesses in Europe, India, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2004, having been head of strategic partnerships for Protrust's Dominion Funds and new business development director for SGI Management. He was also a business development consultant for Norwich Union International in Dublin and head of corporate development and marketing for Scottish Equitable International in Luxembourg. Kevin Eggleston Senior vice-president and general manager, Asia-Pacific Hitachi Data Systems Mr Eggleston has both international experience and an excellent track record in Hitachi Data Systems, where his last position was regional vice-president of the western region in the United States. He will continue focusing on growth momentum in the Asia-Pacific region and provide vision and leadership to accelerate the expansion of revenue and market share in the region. He has more than 30 years of experience in IT. Before joining Hitachi Data Systems in 2005, he served in various sales and leadership positions in the US, Latin America and the Asia South Pacific region at StorageTek and BlueArc. Eddie Look Partner Tanner De Witt Mr Look has extensive experience advising clients on a broad range of corporate/commercial matters relating to the establishment, acquisition and development of companies and businesses. Jade Woon Director, sales and marketing Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel Ms Woon is a professional hotelier with excellent experience and ability in sales leadership, marketing and opportunities' creation, strategic planning, and fostering a high performing team. She has an unconventional approach towards business. She was a green belt in Six Sigma and has had strategic collaboration with the operations' Excom to execute operation excellence support at The Westin Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ms Woon also took the initiative to step in as deputy director of sales and marketing during the absence of the director. In her new role, Ms Woon will no doubt bring this prestigious hotel to a new level.