Eric Wang, director, Alvarez & Marsal Wang has more than 16 years' experience in business consulting, engineering and general management. Before joining Alvarez & Marsal in Beijing, he was a founding partner at the Blue Planet Group. Prior to this, Wang held senior management roles in China at a variety of companies, including Corporate Express (a Staples company), Beifa Group and Crea-Union Software Company. Kelly Cheung, director - human resources, Microsoft Hong Kong Cheung brings to her new role a wealth of human resources and people development experience in the technology and finance sectors in Hong Kong. Prior to this position, she was strategic HR business partner for global customer delivery (Asia) at Alcatel-Lucent. Before this, she was the HR director of Nortel Networks in Asia. She has also worked with Standard Chartered and Chase Manhattan Bank. Lei Wang, senior director, Alvarez & Marsal Wang has more than 12 years of business experience and has served clients in China and throughout Asia across banking, insurance, energy, high-tech, telecommunications, retail, transportation and healthcare. Before joining Alvarez & Marsal's Beijing office, Wang was a core member of McKinsey & Company's business technology office, based in Beijing. Luke Thomas, director - enterprise and partner group (EPG), Microsoft Hong Kong Thomas will lead the growth and transformation of the Microsoft Hong Kong EPG business and be responsible for all aspects of the business across all related priorities. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the EPG business, and has a strong track record in running and growing large enterprise businesses. He is an eight-year veteran at Microsoft. Koh Yat Chung, president - ICSBS Asia, American Express Hong Kong Koh has been promoted to lead the international consumer and small business services (ICSBS) unit in Greater China, Southeast Asia and Japan. Since joining American Express in 1989, he has held various leadership positions within the company, including consumer card, corporate card, travel services, global network and establishment services, human resources and administration posts. In this role, Koh will lead business initiatives and provide development direction for the consumer card business in Greater China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. He graduated with a master's degree in business administration from the United States, and with a bachelor's degree in economics and statistics from the National University of Singapore. Scott Thiel, partner - intellectual property and technology, DLA Piper Asia Transferring from DLA Piper's UK intellectual property and technology group to Hong Kong, Thiel specialises in the areas of outsourcing and complex technology transactions, advising both users and suppliers of IT, and outsourcing services. '[Thiel] strengthens our capabilities in technology and intellectual property,' says Matthew Glynn, partner and head, intellectual property and technology for DLA Piper Asia.