Former MTR Corp chief executive Lincoln Leong takes a selfie with legislator Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung in 2017. The government asked Leong to fall on his sword after a string of MTR scandals but still paid him HK$11.8 million for 2018. Photo: Edward Wong
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

If the MTR can pay big bucks, why aren’t we getting the best top management?

  • MTR CEOs don’t come cheap, but Hong Kong doesn’t seem to be getting its money’s worth of leadership. Amid scandals, the MTR Corp has also been chasing new projects around the world and neglecting its duty of public service at home

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Former MTR Corp chief executive Lincoln Leong takes a selfie with legislator Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung in 2017. The government asked Leong to fall on his sword after a string of MTR scandals but still paid him HK$11.8 million for 2018. Photo: Edward Wong
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