Management Profile  


Ms. Pansy Ho
JP
Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director
aged 55
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 and the group executive chairman in June 2017 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 of Hong Kong Limited (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, a standing committee member of All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce and a vice president of its Women’s Chamber and Chamber of Tourism. In Hong Kong, she is the Chairperson of Hong Kong Federation of Women. 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, a member of the Government of Macau SAR Committee of Cultural Industries, 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 a sister of Ms. Daisy Ho and Ms. Maisy Ho, who are the deputy managing director and an executive director of the Company respectively.

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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Mr. Norman Ho
F.C.P.A., B.A., A.C.A.
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 62
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.

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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Mr. Charles Ho
G.B.M.
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 68
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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Mr. Michael Wu
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 59
Mr. Michael Wu
 

Mr. Wu Zhi Wen, Michael (former name: Ng Chi Man, Michael) (“Mr. Michael Wu”) 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 Wu 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 Wu 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 Wu 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. Mr. Michael Wu 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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)






Mr. Kevin Yip
Independent Non-Executive Director
aged 53
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. He has been appointed as a member of the audit committee of the Company with effect from 11 January 2017.

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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)






Ms. Daisy Ho
Deputy Managing Director
aged 53
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*. She is also an executive director of SJM Holdings Limited which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.

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 member and member of Ladies Committee of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, a life member and member of Ladies Committee of Macao Chamber of Commerce, a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, Governor of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Chairman of Hong Kong Ballet, Chairman cum Director of University of Toronto (Hong Kong) Foundation Limited and Chairman of its Scholarship Selection Committee, Vice-chairman of Po Leung Kuk, Deputy Chief Commissioner cum Honorary Vice President of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, World Fellow of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award World Fellowship, Dean’s International Advisory Committee Member of Joseph L. Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto, Member of Advisory Council of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong and Director of Tianjin Education Foundation (Hong Kong) Ltd..

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 a sister of Ms. Pansy Ho, the group executive chairman and managing director of the Company, and Ms. Maisy Ho, an 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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Ms. Maisy Ho
B.B.S.
Executive Director
aged 50
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 Unitas Holdings Limited which is listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange.

Ms. Maisy Ho was appointed as the member of Equal Opportunities Commission and member of Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education in 2017. She was appointed as council member of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in January 2018.

In Hong Kong, Ms. Maisy Ho is a member of Hospital Governing Committee of Tung Wah Hospital, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, Fung Yiu King Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital, Wong Tai Sin Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, immediate past president of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators, member of Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch, committee member and vice chairman of Ladies’ Committee of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, honorary vice president and member of executive committee of The Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, member of board of trustees of New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Sponsoring Body Manager (Supervisor) of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Chen Zao Men College. Ms. Maisy Ho is also a holder of Estate Agent’s Licence (Individual).

Ms. Maisy Ho was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2016.

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.

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

Ms. Maisy Ho is a sister of Ms. Pansy Ho, the group executive chairman and managing director of the Company, and Ms. Daisy Ho, the deputy managing director of the Company.

(Extracted from 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Mr. David Shum
Executive Director
aged 63
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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)





Mr. Rogier Verhoeven
Executive Director
aged 55
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 business development, general management and hospitality industry. He is responsible for overseeing strategic business development of real estate, mixed use and hospitality investments as well as asset management of the Group’s integrated hospitality management company (Artyzen Hospitality Group). He also oversees various business units and related operations.

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 2017 Annual Report dated 27 March 2018)