Treasury appointments, May 3

A roundup of the latest CFO and treasurer moves from around the region.

Abterra: The Singapore-listed iron ore, coke and coal trading company announced the resignation of Wong Chun Hung as financial controller on April 25. Abterra appointed Ng Tze For as its new chief financial officer last month.

Cathay Pacific Airways: Martin James Murray, deputy finance director of Swire Pacific, a shareholder of Cathay Pacific Airways, will replace James Edward Hughes-Hallett as finance director of the Hong Kong-based international airline on November 15 this year. Hughes-Hallett has indicated his intention to resign from the position but both the resignation and appointment are yet to be confirmed by Cathay Pacific.

China Oriental Group: The Hong Kong-listed iron and steel products manufacturer appointed Lee Hang Tat financial controller on April 28. He replaced Au Yeung Siu Kei who resigned on the same day. Lee has more than 13 years experience in auditing, accounting and financial management and was most recently the CFO of Hong Kong-based O-Net Communications. He holds a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Hong Kong and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

China Gaoxian Fibre Fabric Holdings: Chen Guo Dong was promoted to CFO of the Singapore-listed polyester yarn and warp knit fabric supplier on April 21. He replaced Raymond Wong who retired on the same day. Chen joined the company in mid-January last year as vice financial controller from KPMG in New York where he was a senior associate for three years.

Eagle Brand Holdings: The Singapore-based ceramic tile manufacturer and retailer appointed David Ting CFO on April 28. He replaced Song Yi who resigned on the same day. Song joined the company at the beginning of August last year. Ting joined the company from Nam Cheong Dockyard where he has been financial controller since January 2008.

Mary Chia Holdings: Lionel Chua resigned as CFO of the Singapore-based lifestyle and wellness service provider on April 27. The company’s group financial controller, Chong Shing Lih, has assumed Chua’s responsibilities until a suitable replacement is found.

Sapphire Corporation: The Singapore-based building materials sales and renovation and construction company appointed Ng Hoi-Gee CFO on May 1. He replaced Ng Kheng Choo who resigned the previous day. Ng joined Sapphire Corporation from Neijiang Chuanwei Special Steel Corporation where he has been CFO since October 2009.

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