Saturday, August 20, 2022

Ocean Park names new Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board

Hong Kong – Ocean Park Corporation (OPC) welcomes appointment of Paulo Pong Kin-yee as the new Chairman and Stephen Wong See-yuen as the new Deputy Chairman of its Board of Directors effective July 1, 2022.
 
Pong will succeed incumbent Chairman Lau Ming-wai, who is leaving the Board of OPC after having served on it in different capacities for 14 years.
 
Pong joined the Board of Directors of OPC in 2019 and took on the role of Deputy Chairman in 2020. He brings a background in food and beverage, retail, international trade, and investment experience to the Corporation. He is also known as a supporter of the arts committed to promoting culture, history and tourism. OPC stated that these will be strengths to help in its goal to transform and strengthen its conservation and education roots.
 
Paulo Pong Kin-yee, the new Chairman of Ocean Park Corporation, said, “Ocean Park is turning to a new exciting chapter of growth and innovation. On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Ming-wai for his stewardship during a challenging period. Over the course of his leadership in the past two years, OPC has redefined its strategic focus, business model and guest experience, and launched the long-awaited Water World Ocean Park smoothly despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. I look forward to working with Stephen, the Board and the entire Ocean Park team to build on Ming-wai’s achievements and chart our path forward for the coming years.”
 
Lau Ming-wai, leaving Chairman of Ocean Park Corporation, added, “It has been an honor to be at the forefront of Ocean Park’s transformation journey. I am grateful to everyone at the Park for their strong teamwork and persistence in overcoming numerous challenges. I now leave with the future of the Corporation in the capable hands of Paulo, Stephen and other Board members, and wish them all the success.”
 
Stephen Wong See-yuen, the new Deputy Chairman, joined the Board of Directors of OPC in 2018. Stephen is characterized as an ardent advocate of design thinking and a firm believer in using innovation and transformation to unlock new business growth. OPC stated that his background in customer experience, customer loyalty and user-centric innovation are expected to play a crucial role as Ocean Park and Water World move into the future.

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