SHENZHEN, CHINA 4 APRIL 2011- Hong Kong IT veterans George Fok and William Leung have been appointed as members of the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee.
George Fok is the managing director of PCCW Solutions Limited. He is replacing Daniel Ng.
William Leung is head of Personal Banking at the Hang Seng Bank, and is replacing Eli Sinyak.
The Government made the announcements last week and said that these appointments will take effect from April 1, 2011, until September 30, 2012.
Both Daniel Ng and Eli Sinyak have resigned for personal reasons.
The Digital 21 Strategy, according to info.gov.hk, is the blueprint for information and communications technology development in Hong Kong.
Established on 1 October 2004, the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee advises the Government on the goals and objectives, areas requiring further actions, desired outcomes, and strategies and programmes that facilitate the delivery of the desired outcomes under the Digital 21 Strategy.
The Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee is chaired by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.
"We welcome Fok and Leung to the Committee. As veterans in the information and communications technology industry and the financial services sector, they will provide valuable advice to us," said acting secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Gregory So.
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