Independent Non-executive Director
Aged 48, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 2 December 2019. Ms Wong is currently the chairman and chief executive officer of Starbucks China, responsible for overseeing Starbucks overall business in Mainland China, including driving retail business growth through leading and strengthening the third-place (store) experience, and pioneering the next wave of digital innovations for the Digital Ventures business. Ms. Wong joined Starbucks Coffee Company in 2000 and held several leadership positions within Starbucks in different business units across different geographies. She has extensive experience in retail, food and beverage, consumer, brand development and growth strategy across the Greater China and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to joining Starbucks, Ms. Wong was the marketing manager of McDonald’s China Development Company. Ms. Wong is also an independent non-executive director of Hysan Development Company Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in finance from the University of British Columbia in Canada. She serves as a member on the Faculty Advisory Board for the Sauder School of Business at UBC.
Source: Announcement dated 2 December 2019