Management Profile  


Dr. Stanley Ho
G.B.M., G.B.S.
Group Executive Chairman
aged 94
Dr. Stanley Ho
 

The Group’s founder and executive chairman, Dr. Ho Hung Sun, Stanley (“Dr. Stanley Ho”), has been a director of the Company since its incorporation in 1972.

Dr. Stanley Ho is a director of Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited*. He is also the chairman and an executive director of SJM Holdings Limited which is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), and the chairman of the board of directors of Estoril-Sol, SGPS, S.A. which is listed on the Euronext Lisbon.

Dr. Stanley Ho is currently the honorary life president of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong. He is also the honorary lifetime chairman of The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research, an honorary member of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Court, as well as the honorary life chairman of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation.

Dr. Stanley Ho is a vice patron of The Community Chest of Hong Kong and a patron of The Society of the Academy for Performing Arts.

Dr. Stanley Ho was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal and the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2010 and 2003 respectively.

In Macau, Dr. Stanley Ho is the managing director of Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, S.A. and a director of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM SA”). He was the Managing Director of SJM SA from 2001 to 2010. Dr. Stanley Ho is the co-chairman of the Advisory Committee of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited, and the chairman of the board of directors of Macau Horse Racing Company, Limited. He is also a consultant to the Economic Development Council of the Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region, a member of the University Assembly of the University of Macau and an honourable patron of the University of Macau Development Foundation.

Dr. Stanley Ho was awarded the Grand Lotus Medal of Honour and the Golden Lotus Medal of Honour by the Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region in 2007 and 2001 respectively.

Dr. Stanley Ho was a Standing Committee member of the 9th, 10th and 11th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Dr. Stanley Ho is the father of Ms. Pansy Ho, the managing director of the Company, Ms. Daisy Ho, the deputy managing director of the Company, and Ms. Maisy Ho, an executive director of the Company. He is also the brother of Mrs. Louise Mok, a non-executive director of the Company.

Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited is a company which has an interest in the shares of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Mr. Norman Ho
F.C.P.A., B.A., A.C.A.
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 60
Mr. Norman Ho
 

Mr. Ho Hau Chong, Norman (“Mr. Norman Ho”) has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2004. He is also the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company. He is also an independent non-executive director of a subsidiary of the Company.

Mr. Norman Ho is an executive director of Honorway Investments Limited and Tak Hung (Holding) Company, Limited and has over 30 years of experience in management and property development.

Mr. Norman Ho is also an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Company Limited and Lee Hing Development Limited and an executive director of Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited and Vision Values Holdings Limited, which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

In the past three years, he was also an independent non-executive director of Shihua Development Company Limited up to 25 August 2013, which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Mr. Charles Ho
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 66
Mr. Charles Ho
 

Mr. Ho Tsu Kwok, Charles (“Mr. Charles Ho”) has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2006. He is also the chairman of the nomination committee and a member of the remuneration committee of the Company.

Mr. Charles Ho is the chairman and an executive director of Sing Tao News Corporation Limited (which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange). Mr. Charles Ho contributes much to public affairs. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee and an economic consultant of Shandong Provincial Government of the PRC. He is an honorary trustee of Peking University and a trustee of University of International Business and Economics in the PRC. He is also an honorary general committee member of The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong.

Mr. Charles Ho was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 1 July 2014.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Mr. Michael Ng
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 57
Mr. Michael Ng
 

Mr. Ng Chi Man, Michael (“Mr. Michael Ng”) was appointed as an executive director of the Company in 2009 and was then re-designated as a non-executive director of the Company in July 2010. Mr. Michael Ng has been re-designated as an independent non-executive director of the Company and appointed as a member of the audit committee of the Company both with effect from 20 December 2012. He has also been appointed as the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of the nomination committee of the Company, both with effect from 25 August 2015.

Mr. Michael Ng is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a Master’s degree in business administration from St. John’s University in New York, the U.S.A.

Mr. Michael Ng has substantial experience in corporate and financial management of listed companies in Hong Kong. In the past, he was an executive director and chief executive officer of Viva China Holdings Limited, which is listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, up to 30 August 2012. Mr. Michael Ng was also an executive director of HKC (Holdings) Limited and China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited, which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)






Mr. Kevin Yip
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 51
Mr. Kevin Yip
 

Mr. Yip Ka Kay, Kevin (“Mr. Kevin Yip”) was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in October 2015.

Mr. Kevin Yip is the managing director and responsible officer of GRE Investment Advisors Limited, a Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission licensed advisor to NM Strategic Management, LLC.  He is also a managing director of General Oriental Investments (HK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Oriental Investments S.A., the investment manager of the Cavenham Group of Funds.

Mr. Kevin Yip has extensive experience in private equity, alternative and portfolio investment.  He was previously managing director and responsible officer of Bosera Asset Management (International) Co., Limited in Hong Kong.  Prior to that he was a founding and senior partner of General Enterprise Management Services (HK) Limited, a private equity management company.  He was previously a vice president of JP Morgan International Capital Corporation.

Mr. Kevin Yip is currently a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of EQT Partners, a leading private equity group in Europe, which works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.

Mr. Kevin Yip holds an A.B. Degree in Economics (magna cum laude) from Harvard University. He sits as a non-scientific member of the Institutional Review Board of the University of Hong Kong/Hospital Authority Hong Kong West Cluster and is also a member of the board of trustees of Milton Academy, Massachusetts, USA. He was chairman emeritus of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He had also served on the Financial Services Advisory Committee of the Trade Development Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)






Ms. Pansy Ho
JP
Managing Director
aged 53
Ms. Pansy Ho
 

Ms. Ho Chiu King, Pansy Catilina (“Ms. Pansy Ho”) joined the Group as an executive director in 1995, and was appointed the managing director in 1999 to oversee the Group’s overall strategic development and management. She is also the chairman of the executive committee, a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company; and a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company.

Ms. Pansy Ho is the chairman, chief executive officer and a director of Shun Tak – China Travel Shipping Investments Limited and is directly in charge of the Group’s shipping business. She is a director of Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited*, Renita Investments Limited*, Oakmount Holdings Limited*, Beeston Profits Limited*, Classic Time Developments Limited* and Megaprosper Investments Limited*, the chairman of Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, an executive director of Air Macau Company Limited and vice-chairman of the board of directors of Macau International Airport Co. Ltd. She is also the co-chairperson and an executive director of MGM China Holdings Limited and an independent non-executive director of Sing Tao News Corporation Limited (both of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange).

Ms. Pansy Ho was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 1 July 2015.

In China, Ms. Pansy Ho is a standing committee member of Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Vice President of Chamber of Women of All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, a standing committee member of All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce and a vice president of its Chamber of Tourism. In Macau, she is Vice President of the Board of Directors of Macao Chamber of Commerce, the Vice Chairperson of Macao Convention & Exhibition Association, a member of the Government of Macau SAR Tourism Development Committee, the Chairperson of Global Tourism Economy Research Centre, and the Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of Global Tourism Economy Forum. Internationally, she is also an executive committee member of World Travel & Tourism Council.

Ms. Pansy Ho holds a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and international business management from the University of Santa Clara in the United States. She received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from the Johnson and Wales University in May 2007. She was appointed as Honorary Professor of School of Political Communication by the School of Political Communication of Central China Normal University in November 2013. She received an honorary fellowship from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in June 2014 and an honorary university fellowship from the University of Hong Kong in September 2015.

Ms. Pansy Ho is the daughter of Dr. Stanley Ho, the Group Executive Chairman, as well as the sister of Ms. Daisy Ho and Ms. Maisy Ho, who are the deputy managing director and an executive director of the Company respectively. She is also a niece of Mrs. Louise Mok, a non-executive director of the Company.

Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited, Renita Investments Limited, Oakmount Holdings Limited, Beeston Profits Limited, Classic Time Developments Limited and Megaprosper Investments Limited are companies which have an interest in the shares or underlying shares of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Ms. Daisy Ho
Deputy Managing Director
aged 51
Ms. Daisy Ho
 

Ms. Ho Chiu Fung, Daisy (“Ms. Daisy Ho”) joined the Group in 1994 and was appointed an executive director of the Company that year. She became the Group’s deputy managing director and chief financial officer in 1999. Ms. Daisy Ho is a member of the executive committee, remuneration committee and nomination committee of the Company and a director of a number of the Company’s subsidiaries.

In addition to participating in the Group’s strategic planning and development, Ms. Daisy Ho is also responsible for the Group’s overall financial activities, as well as property development, sales and investments.

Ms. Daisy Ho is a director of Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited*, Renita Investments Limited*, Oakmount Holdings Limited* and Megaprosper Investments Limited*.

Ms. Daisy Ho is Vice President and an executive committee member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, a Vice President of Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers, a life member of Macao Chamber of Commerce, a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, Head of Governor of Council of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Deputy Chief Commissioner cum Honorary Vice President of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, Chairman of The Hong Kong Ballet Ltd, Chairman cum Director of University of Toronto (Hong Kong) Foundation Limited and Chairman of its Scholarship Selection Committee, Vice-chairman of Po Leung Kuk, Dean’s International Advisory Committee Member of Joseph L. Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto and Member of Advisory Council of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong.

Ms. Daisy Ho has been appointed as a committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Tianjin in 2008.

Ms. Daisy Ho holds a Master of business administration degree in finance from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Southern California.

Ms. Daisy Ho is the daughter of Dr. Stanley Ho, the Group Executive Chairman, and the sister of Ms. Pansy Ho, the managing director of the Company, and Ms. Maisy Ho, an executive director of the Company. She is also a niece of Mrs. Louise Mok, a non-executive director of the Company.

Shun Tak Shipping Company, Limited, Renita Investments Limited, Oakmount Holdings Limited and Megaprosper Investments Limited are companies which have an interest in the shares or underlying shares of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Ms. Maisy Ho
Executive Director
aged 48
Ms. Maisy Ho
 

Ms. Ho Chiu Ha, Maisy (“Ms. Maisy Ho”) joined the Group in 1996 and has been an executive director of the Company since 2001. She is also a member of the executive committee of the Company and a director of a number of the Company’s subsidiaries.

Since joining the Group, she has been responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and operations of the property management division, as well as retail and merchandising division of the Company.

Ms. Maisy Ho is the chairman and an executive director of Chanceton Financial Group Limited (which is listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange).

In Hong Kong, Ms. Maisy Ho is the chairman of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, member of Hospital Governing Committee of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, honorary vice chairman of Hong Kong United Youth Association, president of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, committee member and vice chairman of Young Executive Committee of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, honorary vice president of The Hong Kong Girl Guides Association and member of board of trustees of New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms. Maisy Ho is also a holder of Estate Agent’s Licence (Individual).

In Macau, Ms. Maisy Ho is an executive vice president of Property Management Business Association Macao, vice chairman of Macao International Brand Enterprise Commercial Association, deputy chief of Ladies Committee of Macao Chamber of Commerce and committee member of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association.

In China, she is a standing committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Liaoning Province, a standing committee member of Beijing Youth Federation, and vice-chairman of Liaoning Youth Federation.

Ms. Maisy Ho holds a Bachelor’s degree in mass communication and psychology from Pepperdine University, the United States.

Ms. Maisy Ho is the daughter of Dr. Stanley Ho, the Group Executive Chairman, and the sister of Ms. Pansy Ho, the managing director of the Company, and Ms. Daisy Ho, the deputy managing director of the Company. She is also a niece of Mrs. Louise Mok, a non-executive director of the Company.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Mr. David Shum
Executive Director
aged 61
Mr. David Shum
 

Mr. Shum Hong Kuen, David (“Mr. David Shum”) joined the Group in 1992 and has been an executive director of the Company since 2004. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Company and a director of a number of the Company’s subsidiaries. He is responsible for the investment activities of the Group.

Mr. David Shum is an executive director of SJM Holdings Limited (which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange).

Mr. David Shum holds a Master’s degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley, the United States.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)





Mr. Rogier Verhoeven
Executive Director
aged 53
Mr. Rogier Verhoeven
 

Mr. Rogier Johannes Maria Verhoeven (“Mr. Rogier Verhoeven”) joined the Group as a consultant in 2000 and was appointed as an executive director of the Company in February 2012. He is also a member of the executive committee, the President of the Group Hospitality Division and a director of a number of the Company’s subsidiaries.

Mr. Rogier Verhoeven has extensive experience in the hospitality industry. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic development of the Group’s integrated hospitality management company (Artyzen Hospitality Group) as well as the Group’s Hospitality Division which oversees the existing and related operations and new business development opportunities.

Mr. Rogier Verhoeven holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from the Hotel School The Hague, International University of Hospitality Management, in the Netherlands.

(Extracted from 2015 Annual Report dated 23 March 2016)