CK Yeung joins Cathay Pacific as General Manager Corporate Communication

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Cathay Pacific has appointed Mr CK Yeung as General Manager Corporate Communication. He succeeds Mr Dane Cheng in the role following the latters move to Sydney to take up the position of General Manager Southwest Pacific.

In his new position, Mr Yeung has overall responsibility for all public and media relations, public affairs and general communication issues for Cathay Pacific globally. He also oversees the companys main corporate social responsibility programmes.

Prior to taking up his current position, Mr Yeung was Director of University Development and Public Affairs at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, engaged in activities covering publicity, publications, marketing, media relations and strategic communication. He joined HKUST in May 2006.

Mr Yeung began his career as a TV journalist in 1979. In subsequent years, he took up a variety of communications roles within the Hong Kong Government and other major public bodies in the city.

Among his more senior appointments, Mr Yeung worked as Senior Public Affairs Manager, West Rail Project, for the Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation from 1996 to 2002. From 2002 to 2004 he worked for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, based in Sydney, taking charge of its marketing and promotion activities as Director for Australia and New Zealand. From April 2004 to May 2006 he worked as Head of External Relations for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, with responsibility for spearheading the clubs external relations efforts.

Mr Yeung graduated as a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Hong Kong and took his M. Phil in Communication from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is married with two children.

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