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|16 Jul 2015||HKICS signs MoU with China Association for Public Companies|
The Institute and the China Association for Public Companies (CAPCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Beijing on 16 July 2015. Institute President Dr Maurice Ngai FCIS FCS(PE) and CAPCO Executive Vice-President Yao Feng attended the signing ceremony. The signing was witnessed by HKICS representatives Vice-President Dr Gao Wei FCIS FCS(PE), Vice-President Ivan Tam FCIS FCS, Treasurer Bernard Wu FCIS FCS, Council member Dr Eva Chan FCIS FCS(PE), Chief Executive Samantha Suen FCIS FCS(PE) and Chief Representative of the Beijing Representative Office Kenneth Jiang FCIS FCS(PE); CAPCO representatives Vice-President Guo Runwei, Vice-President Bi Xiaoying and relevant department heads; as well as eight senior board secretaries of A+H share companies who are also HKICS affiliated persons
The HKICS and CAPCO have developed and maintained a good working relationship since CAPCO’s establishment in 2012. The two associations have had regular exchanges of information and have established a solid foundation for long-term collaboration. The signing of the MoU marks an important milestone in the strategic working relationship and will strengthen collaboration between the two bodies in the areas of corporate governance research, training, professional knowledge and resource sharing.
CAPCO plays a significant role in fostering good corporate governance among Mainland listed corporations while HKICS’s mission is to be one of the world’s leading professional bodies in corporate governance,’ said Dr Ngai. He believes that the closer collaboration with CAPCO will further enhance the development of corporate governance research and practices, as well as facilitate the professionalisation of Mainland board secretaries.