EC Healthcare Appoints Chief Operating Officer, Chief Public Affairs Officer & Chief Dental Officer and Chief Talent Officer Further Expansion in Senior Management Team Empowering the Group to Achieve High Quality Growth
July 27, 2022
EC Healthcare (the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 2138), the largest non-hospital medical group in Hong Kong*, is pleased to announce that the Group further expanded its CXO platform, appoints Mr. Andrew Wong as Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Eugene Chan (SBS, BBS, JP) as Chief Public Affairs Officer & Chief Dental Officer and Mr. CY Chan as Chief Talent Officer.
Mr. Andrew Wong joined the Group as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for establishing the operational protocol, overseeing the day-to-day operations and drive the improvement of operational efficiency and services quality. Mr. Wong owns substantial experience of over 20 years in the banking and finance industry. Mr. Wong acquired a Master’s Degree of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration (Accounting and Finance) at The University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wong had been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Clarity Medical Group (SEHK: 1406.HK) and was the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of many listing companies of energy sector. Mr. Wong also accumulates extensive experiences during his employment at BNP Paribas (Hong Kong), Royal Bank of Scotland, Merrill Lynch, and Citi.
Dr. Eugene Chan is appointed by the Group as Chief Public Affairs Officer & Chief Dental Officer responsible for the Group’s public affairs to oversee the Group’s healthcare business in line with the HKSAR Government’s policy. He is also responsible for the Group’s overall dental business operation. Dr. Chan has more than 30 years’ experience in professional matters in Hong Kong and has served on various HKSAR Government’s advisory and statutory bodies. Dr. Chan acquired a bachelor’s degree of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide, attained the Memberships of Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) [MFGDP(UK)], Membership of General Dental Dentistry of the Hong Kong College of Dental Surgeons [MGD(CDSHK)], and was conferred the Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) and Diploma in Implant Dentistry (Dip. Imp. Dent RCS Eng). Dr. Chan is now an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Visiting Professor of the Jinan University in the People’s Republic of China, as well as the Chairman of The Outstanding Young Persons’ Association and President of the Association of Hong Kong Professionals. In addition, he has also served on various healthcare and professional organisations in Hong Kong and overseas. Dr. Chan has been actively engaged in public affairs, he is a current member of Action Committee Against Narcotics, a member of Fight Crime Committee, a Council Member of City University of Hong Kong, a member of the Advisory Committee of School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University, and the anchor host of weekly English current affairs programme Straight Talk. Dr. Chan was selected as an awardee of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons and appointed by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as a non-official Justice of the Peace and was awarded a Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2016 and Silver Bauhinia Star in 2021.
Mr. CY Chan joined the Group as Chief Talent Officer, responsible for overseeing the talent and culture strategy and operations to drive the Group forward via long-term talent engagement, management, and employment branding. Mr. Chan has over 10 years of professional experiences in talent acquisition, engagement & development, and administration. He graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Master degree in Strategic Human Resources Management and City University of Hong Kong with a Master degree in Applied Psychology. Mr. Chan is also an alumnus of the Stanford Executive Program from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Chan had been the Chief People Officer of Prenetics Global Limited (NASDAQ: PRE) and the Chief Talent & Purpose Officer of Hong Kong Broadband Group (SEHK: 1310.HK). Mr. Chan’s career journey features a variety of key roles in talent management, sales, consulting, and corporate social investment, across different industries.
Mr. Eddy Tang, Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of EC Healthcare said, “The Group sincerely welcomes top talents to join the Group, which shall be able to empower the Group to achieve high-quality growth. The Group has always attached great emphasis on building a platform for all talent. We wish to share best practices systematically to help every talent in the Group to maximize their personal value and achieve career success. CXO platform is a crucial part of our talent strategy, the experience of outstanding talents empowers the Group to consolidate the leading market position and lead industry revolution. Looking forward, to benefitting from the more comprehensive management scheme and leadership of our talent team, we have great confidence in the Group’s growth. The Group will continue to consolidate the healthcare market and make unremitting efforts to be the Asia leading healthcare platform.”