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Appointment of Independent Non-executive Directors to Hongkong International Theme Parks Limited

 HONG KONG (31 August, 2016) — The shareholders of Hongkong International Theme Parks Limited (HKITP) (i.e. the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the Government) and The Walt Disney Company today announced the reappointment of Mr. CHA Mou Sing, Payson and Mr. AU Siu Cheung, Albert as Independent Non-executive Directors (INEDs) for a term of two years with effect from 1 September 2016.
 
Mr. CHA is the chairman of HKR International Limited. He chaired the Board of the Ocean Park Corporation from 1997 to 2000. Mr. AU is a Certified Public Accountant and currently the chairman of BDO Limited. He was the president of the Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants from December 2007 to December 2008. Mr. Cha was first appointed as an INED of HKITP in 2006 while Mr. Au was first appointed in 2010. Both have extensive local and regional business experience that is beneficial to the continuous development of HKITP.
 
HKITP was a joint venture established by the Government and The Walt Disney Company in 1999 for the development and operation of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. There are 11 Directors on the Board of HKITP including the two INEDs. The full membership list is located in the Annex.

 
About Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort offers an unforgettable, culturally distinctive Disney experience for guests of all ages and nationalities. In the magical kingdom theme park — filled with your favorite Disney stories and characters — explore seven diverse lands that are home to award-winning, first-of-its-kind attractions and entertainment experiences. Complete your adventure with stays at the resort’s luxurious Disney hotels.
 
The magic doesn’t end at our doorstep; as a dedicated member of the local community that cares deeply about societal well-being, Hong Kong Disneyland spreads its magic through community services programs that help families in need, inspire creativity among children and youth, encourage the protection of the environment and healthier living.
 
For information on attractions and vacations at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, visit hongkongdisneyland.com, hongkongdisneyland.tmall.com or call (852) 3550-3388 or download the mobile app (iOS users: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1077550649; Android users: https://goo.gl/ZbHHbP).

For any additional media inquiries, please contact:

Sidney Sin
Media Relations Manager
Tel: 3550-2336
Fax: 3550-2383
Email: sidney.sin@disney.com

 
Holly Wong
Associate Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 3550-2341/9020-6046
Fax: 3550-2383
Email: holly.wong@disney.com

 
Annex
Board of Directors
Hongkong International Theme Parks Limited
(with effect from 1 September 2016)

Directors appointed by the Government
Mr. TSANG Chun Wah, John
Professor K C CHAN
Mr. SO Kam Leung, Gregory
Mr. CHAN Mo Po, Paul Miss CHU Man Ling, Cathy
 
Directors appointed on behalf of The Walt Disney Company
Mr. William ERNEST
Mr. Spencer NEUMANN Ms. Jill ESTORINO
Ms. CHOI Man Yee, Betty
 
Independent Non-executive Directors appointed by shareholders
 
Mr. CHA Mou Sing, Payson
Mr. AU Siu Cheung, Albert
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