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Top 10 CFOs In Hong Kong - 2023
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Hong Kong remains one of the most attractive locations in Asia for inbound investment. Foreign companies are engaged in a number of activities in various industries, from decades-long oil and gas partnerships to short-term technology ventures. If your company is expanding into Hong Kong or you need to train your staff on how to properly conduct a business meeting there, read on to discover five Hong Kong business culture principles that are likely to shape interactions in this exciting market.
Entrepreneurialism In Hong Kong: The combination of a bustling global economy and a high degree of importance being placed on achievement means that Hong Kong is a perfect home for entrepreneurs. New businesses are springing up every single day and there is a definite respect for those that work hard to compound any achievements they made through their formal education. In Hong Kong, being busy and having a large workload is seen as a good thing.
About CFO: Chief financial officers oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. This executive is in charge of a company's financial operations. A CFO's responsibilities include internal and external financial reporting, stewardship of a company's assets, and ownership of cash management.
Significance of CFO in Hong Kong: The CFO will be the key business partner to the founder of the business. This person will improve the finance operation, and bridge the company to the outside world.CFO will partner with President & CEO and executive Leadership Team to develop and manage the Company's growth strategy. The ideal candidate brings successful leadership experience in finance, and operations in the life sciences industry. In addition to strategic development, the CFO will be accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including the development of Company's financial and commercial plan.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs in Hong Kong - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Connie Cheng ,CFO||AHK Air Hong Kong||An industry veteran having more than a decade of An industry veteran having more than a decade of experience with leadership experience in designing, implementing and building engineering organisations from the ground up|
|Dale Willetts ,CFO||Hong Kong Academy||A senior finance and operations executive with extensive senior management experience in financial management, board-level strategic planning, policy and procedure development, IT design and implementation|
|Danny Ho ,Executive Director & CFO||Sa Sa International Holdings||An accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in financial and general management and consumer journey digitalization|
|Jim Ding ,CFO||Ferrero||A visionary financial leader with versatile skills set encompassing a wide range of finance disciplines, industries, and business sizes|
|John Lo ,CFO||Tencent||An experienced professional having more than over two decades of experience with passion lying in scaling businesses and business transformations|
|Omar Malik ,CFO||HSBC||A dynamic leader with extensive financial services experience across banking, insurance and wider wealth management|
|Patrick Zambrano ,CFO||TASConnect||A senior finance professional with experience in building and scaling finance teams in technology ventures, and having held strategic finance roles partnering with business leaders across wholesale and retail banking, insurance, media,tech and insurance|
|Rajiv Kumar ,CFO||Creative Concepts Manufacturing||A visionary leader with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry, skilled in management, strategic planning, business development, financial analysis and leadership|
|Sunny Cheng ,Group CFO||UCP Group||A senior professional with over 2 decades of solid experience in finance management roles at multinational companies|
|Vyin Ng ,CFO||Microsoft||A focused individual enabling strategic business growth to bring optimized return on resource investments, provide financial leadership covering strategic growth plan, financial planning, business performance management|