HONG KONG – Hong Kong Airlines today announced the appointment of Mr Tang King Shing as Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Board. Mr Tang is responsible for overseeing the Company’s development strategies.
Mr Tang King Shing, GBS, PDSM, is currently the Independent Non-executive Director of Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited, a listed company in Hong Kong. Previously, Mr Tang took office as the Commissioner of the Hong Kong Police in January 2007 until his retirement in January 2011. In March 2013, Mr Tang was appointed a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. Mr Tang has been appointed a director of the Hong Kong News-Expo since June 2013. Mr Tang is appointed as the Chairman of the Country and Marine Parks Board of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and he is an honorary advisor of Hong Kong Strategy. He holds a master’s degree in International and Public Affairs from the University of Hong Kong.
The Board of Directors of Hong Kong Airlines said, “We warmly welcome Mr Tang King Shing to join the Company, which further strengthens the functions of our Board. While celebrating its 10th anniversary of establishment, Hong Kong Airlines has already announced 11 new destinations this year, including long haul routes namely Australia and New Zealand, making it a record breaking year for the Company. Mr Tang possesses significant expertise and interpersonal network in international management, security strategy and corporate governance. The Board is looking forward to Mr Tang’s contribution in taking the Company to new heights and creating value for our shareholders and stakeholders.”