Swire Pacific A : Senior Management Changes at Cathay Pacific
05/15/2012| 05:21am US/Eastern
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
15 May 2012
Senior Management Changes at Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific today announced the appointment of Ms Chitty
Cheung as Director Corporate Affairs.
Ms Cheung will take over from Ms Quince Chong who will be
leaving the company to take up a position in another
Ms Cheung is currently General Manager Sales Pearl River
Delta and Hong Kong. She will take up her new
responsibilities over the summer.
Prior to taking up her present position in August 2009, Ms
Cheung, who joined Cathay Pacific as a management trainee in
1987, served in a number of key management positions in Hong
Kong covering commercial, planning and cargo aspects of the
She also acquired valuable overseas experience during her
career working in Cathay Pacific offices in Penang, Los
Angeles and London, where she was Regional General Manager
Announcing the changes, Cathay Pacific Chief Executive John
Slosar said: "Chitty brings a remarkable breadth and
depth of experience to the senior leadership team at Cathay
"Her extensive background in the industry both in Hong
Kong and overseas and her network of contacts within the
community will be a real asset as we pursue our exciting
growth plans as Hong Kong's home carrier."
Mr. Slosar paid tribute to Ms Chong's outstanding
contribution to the company over the last 14 years.
"Quince is widely recognised in the industry and in the
wider community for her great professional and managerial
skills. We wish her well as she moves on to take up new
career challenges," Mr. Slosar said.
Chitty Cheung who has just been appointed as Director
Corporate Affairs has been General Manager Sales Pearl River
Delta & Hong Kong since August 2009, responsible for managing
the airline's passenger sales in Hong Kong and the Pearl
River Delta region.
Ms Cheung is also a member of 2012 HKSAR Government Chief
Executive Election Committee (Tourism Sector), member of Hong
Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), Chairman of Marketing and Business
Development Committee of HKTB, Director of Abacus
Distribution Systems (HK) Ltd., Director of Cathay Holidays
Limited and member of Executive Committee, Board of Airline
Representatives (BAR), Hong Kong.
Prior to her current post, Ms Cheung worked as General
Manager Cargo Planning & Operations from July 2008,
responsible for the airline's cargo fleet and network
planning as well as world-wide cargo operations and service
delivery. From July 2006 she held the post of General Manager
Ms Cheung joined Cathay Pacific as a management trainee and
has acquired extensive aviation experience over the years.
She has held various management positions including Regional
General Manager Europe, General Manager Alliances, Manager
Network Revenue and Marketing Communications Manager. She has
worked in a number of Cathay Pacific offices overseas
including London, Penang and Los Angeles.
Ms Cheung graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a
Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
Carolyn Leung, Corp Comm Mgr, Public Affairs, 2747-5393