Board of Directors
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chung joined our board in October 2007 and has served as our chairman of the board since August 2008. He was appointed chief executive officer in October 2008. He is also an executive director of Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He has served on the board of directors of Melco International since May 2006 and is a member of the executive committee, finance committee, and corporate social responsibility committee of the company. In addition, Mr. Chung is a non-executive director of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Global Select Market.He has served on the board of directors of Melco Crown since November 2006. He has also been appointed as chairman and president of Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation, a company listed on the Philippines Stock Exchange since December 2012.
Mr. Chung holds a master degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a bachelor degree in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Chung has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry in various capacities as a chief financial officer, an investment banker, and a merger and acquisition specialist. He was named one of the “Asian Gaming 50 – 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013” by Inside Asian Gaming magazine.
Mr. DiVito joined our board in October 2005 and chairs our audit committee. Since April 2010, Mr. DiVito has served as a financial and management consultant. From January 2008 to April 2010, he served as president of Lonza America, Inc., a global life sciences chemical business headquartered in Allendale, New Jersey, and also served as chief financial officer and treasurer of Lonza America, Inc. from September 2000 to April 2010. Lonza America, Inc. is part of Lonza Group, whose stock is traded on the Swiss Stock Exchange. From 1990 to September 2000, Mr. DiVito was employed by Algroup Wheaton, a global pharmaceutical and cosmetics packaging company, first as its director of business development and later as its vice president and chief financial officer. He served on the board of directors of Riviera Holdings Corporation, a publicly-held company, from July 2002 until the consummation of a change in control of the corporation in March 2011. Mr. DiVito is a certified public accountant and certified management accountant.
Mr. Crawford joined our board in November 2007 and chairs our nominating committee and conflicts committee. He has been the chairman of International Quality Education Limited since February 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Crawford was a founding partner of the Hong Kong office of Ernst & Young where, as chairman of the audit division, he acted as engagement or review partner for many public companies and banks before he retired from practice in 1997. Mr. Crawford is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member and honorary president of the Macau Society of Certified Practising Accountants, and a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Crawford also serves on the board of directors and is chairman of the audit committee of e-Kong Group Limited, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is also on the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Regal Portfolio Management Limited, which manages the Regal Real Estate Investment Trust, the units of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In February 2012, Mr. Crawford was appointed as a member to the conflicts committee of the Macau Studio City project held by Melco Crown Entertainment Limited although he does not hold any directorships with Melco Crown Entertainment Limited or any of its subsidiaries.
Mr. Tsang joined our board in September 2008. He is a solicitor admitted in Hong Kong, England, and Australia. As group legal counsel and corporate secretary of Melco International Development Limited since 2001, Mr. Tsang oversees the legal, corporate and compliance matters of Melco Group, which holds significant interests in a total of four listed companies in Hong Kong, the U.S. and Canada. He has worked as a lawyer with major law firms and listed conglomerates in Hong Kong for over 20 years. Mr. Tsang holds a master of laws degree from University of Hong Kong and a master of business administration degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Dr. Tyen joined our board in September 2008 and chairs our compensation committee. Since 1985, he has been in the proprietorship of his own accountancy and consulting practice, Anthony Tyen & Co. Dr. Tyen is a certified public accountant in Hong Kong and has over 30 years of experience in auditing, accounting, management and company secretarial practice. He holds a doctoral degree in philosophy and a master degree in business administration, both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a fellow member of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Dr. Tyen has served as an independent non-executive director and a member of audit committee to the boards of Melco International Development Limited since June 2010, Summit Ascent Holdings Limited since March 2011, and ASR Holdings Limited since October 2011, all being companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He was previously an independent non-executive director of two Hong Kong listed companies, namely, Value Convergence Holdings Limited and Recruit Holdings Limited.
Mr. Tam has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, financial control, and mergers & acquisitions. He currently serves as the Group Finance Director and Head of Human Resources & Administration of Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and an indirect owner of 64.8% of the Company’s outstanding common stock. Mr. Tam is also an executive director of MelcoLot Limited, a company also listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Tam is the chairman of the board for Greater China for the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia), a member of CPA Australia and advisor of the General Education Development Committee in Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. Mr. Tam was awarded “Asia’s Best CFO (Investor Relations)” at the Asian Excellence Awards by Corporate Governance Asia magazine in 2014.