Clement Kwok leaves MTR Corp

And joins the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels group.

The train operator's golf loving finance director is leaving after five years to pursue a new challenge as managing director and CEO of the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels group.

He replaces Pierre Boppe who has decided to return to Switzerland for family reasons, but will remain a director of the board. Kwok will take up his new post in February 2002 after handing in his resignation yesterday Thursday.

Commenting on the appointment, chairman Michael Kadoorie says, Mr Kwok will offer the company a fresh perspective and new impetus at a time when we are seeking greater presence for our core hotel business in key international gateway cities. He will also bring with...

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