Ken Yeung Kwok Mung

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Yeung Kwok Mung is the CEO and Executive Director of TOM Group Limited (HKEx: 2383).

Career[edit]

Yeung Kwok Mung joined TOM in the capacity of COO since 1 February 2008. On 26 March 2008, Yeung was appointed CEO & Executive Director of the company. Prior to TOM, Yeung was previously the Director of Horizons Ventures Ltd, a privately owned investment holding company with key investment in technology and other businesses worldwide. He was also the Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of 36.com Holding Co. Ltd.

Yeung spent over six years at McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong, covering mainly telecommunications, electronics and e-commerce industry sectors in the area of business strategy, business re-engineering and operational improvements.

Yeung began his career at Sun Microsystems as Engineer in its R&D Center in California in 1989. He then worked for Coca-Cola China Limited as Director of Strategy for Coco-Cola Greater China. He also held various management positions in operations, business development and sales & marketing at General Electric.

With a strong background in technology, Yeung is also referred to as an IT expert in the industry.

Company[edit]

TOM Group Limited (stock code: 2383) is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. As a Chinese-language media conglomerate in Greater China, TOM Group has diverse business interests in Internet (TOM Online), Outdoor Media (TOM Outdoor Media Group), Publishing, Television & Entertainment across markets in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The Group was founded in October 1999 as a joint venture between Hutchison Whampoa, Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, and other strategic investors. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Group has regional headquarters in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei with over 3,300 employees in about 20 cities. With Yeung at the helm, TOM’s internet business grew rapidly and has established strategic alliances with local and overseas partners such as NBA, Stardoll and the China Post Group to enhance its products and services. The company has also evolved from a content-based distribution platform to a technology-based distribution platform.

Education[edit]

Yeung graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US with a perfect Grade Point Average (GPA) in both his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He enrolled in the United World College in the US on a 2-year full scholarship from the Hong Kong Government and graduated with full distinction for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

Personal life[edit]

Yeung was born and raised in Hong Kong and speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese. He is married and has two sons. Jonathan Yeung and James Yeung

References[edit]

"Ken Yeung NBA Technology Summit Profile". Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
http://savvisg3uk.in.reuters.com/money/quotes/officerProfile?symbol=2383.HK&officerId=1138785[dead link]
"Ken Yeung New CEO of TOM Group Limited". Irasia.com. March 26, 2008. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
"NBA China and TOM to unveil NBA.COM web sites in Greater China". 2008-08-27. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
Caoili, Eric (2008-06-22). "TOM Online Launches Stardoll In China". Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
"TOM Group financial situation improves". Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
"Stardoll and Tom embrace". Shanghai Daily. 2008-08-22. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
"TOM Internet business profit rose 5.5 times" (in Chinese). Shanghai Business. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
https://web.archive.org/web/20130523234031/http://msn.idoican.com.cn/detail/articles/2009032623073/
"Greater China, TOM Group, cross-media effort to build aircraft carrier: internal integration of external aggregation" (in Chinese). 2008-09-24. Retrieved 13 November 2010.  "TOM Group CEO Yang Meng: Let it possible to cross-media" (in Chinese). 2008-09-24. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
"Meng Yang: China is expected to create the first cross-media platform (1)" (in Chinese). 05/06/2008. Retrieved 13 November 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

External links[edit]