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MTR New Executive Director appointed

MTR New Executive Director appointed

The MTR Corporation announced the appointment of Mr Morris Cheung as Human Resources Director with effect from 17 July 2012 following the retirement of Mr William Chan on 16 July 2012.  To facilitate a smooth transition to his new role, Mr Cheung will become Human Resources Director – Designate from 17 October 2011.
Currently Chief of Operations Engineering, 50-year-old Mr Cheung graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of
Science degree in Engineering.  He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (now City University of Hong Kong), a Master of Science degree in Financial Analysis from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.  Mr Cheung is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of
Engineers and the Acting Chairman of the Asia Pacific Division of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).
Mr Cheung has a wide range of management experience and deep knowledge of MTR.  He joined the Corporation in 1983 as a Graduate Engineer and has progressed over the years to his current position as Chief of Operations Engineering.  He was seconded to Ngong Ping 360 as its Managing Director from 2007 to 2009. 
Mr William Chan will retire after 23 years of service with the Corporation, the last 14 as Human Resources Director.
“I would like to thank William for his invaluable contribution to the Corporation,” said Mr C K Chow, Chief Executive Officer of the MTR Corporation.  “William has been a great asset to MTR.  Under his leadership, the Corporation has developed many best in class people related policies and programmes.  He played a critical role in the rail merger process, helping us to achieve the vision of One Company, One Team.”
“At the same time, I would like to welcome Morris to the senior management team.  The depth and breadth of his understanding of MTR and its people will benefit the Corporation,” added Mr Chow.


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