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For the first time since its establishment in 1960, The Hong Kong Management Association unveiled a new brand identity signifying its commitment to advancing management excellence in Hong Kong and the region.

Officiated by Dr Dennis Sun BBS JP, Chairman of the Association; Mr Norman Chan GBS JP, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Guest of Honour of the dinner; Mr Alfred Chan BBS, Deputy Chairman of the Association and Dr Victor Lee, Executive Director of the Association unveiled the HKMA new logo at its 53rd Annual Fellowship Dinner at InterContinental Hong Kong on Tuesday, 26th November 2013. During the dinner, Mr Norman T L CHAN delivered a thought-provoking speech to around 500 members and guests of The Hong Kong Management Association.
Designed by the internationally renowned designer Dr Kan Tai-keung, the new brand identity symbolises an enhancement based on the Association`s respected long history. The letter "M" consists of two Chinese characters of "people", representing a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. The "people" is leaning to the letter "A", which signifies excellence. Blue as the main colour of the brand identity conveys a message of professionalism and credibility as well as continuous improvement and innovation. Emphasis has been put on the letter "M", which represents the "management development" as the fundamental mission of the Association.

Fellow and Charter Membership
In the occasion, 12 new Fellows and Charter Members were presented. Fellows are individuals who have distinguished themselves in the management field either by example or by contributing towards the general body of theory, philosophy and management practice.

The 5 new Fellows this year are:
1. Ir Dr the Hon W K Lo BBS MH JP, Member, Legislative Council
2. Mr Y K Pang SBS JP, Chief Executive, Hongkong Land Holdings Limited
3. Mr Jay Walder, Chief Executive Officer, MTR Corporation Limited
4. Mr Peter Wong JP, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, Asia Pacific, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
5. Ms Marjorie Yang GBS JP, Chairman, Esquel Group

Charter Members are outstanding corporate bodies or companies, which are admitted by invitation only. The 7 new Charter Members this year include:
1. Dell Hong Kong Limited 5. Octopus Holdings Limited
2. Hip Hing Construction Company Limited 6. Shiseido Hong Kong Limited
3. Hongkong Land Limited 7. Zurich Insurance Company Limited
4. Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

Management Development Credit Unit (MDCU) Award
To recognize the achievement of companies in staff training and human resources development, two companies were awarded the Management Development Credit Unit (MDCU) Awards. Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited and Neway Karaoke Box Limited were awarded the MDCU "Largest Sponsor of Training Hours Award" and "Largest Sponsor of Staff Award" respectively.

Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) Graduation Ceremony
The Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) Graduation Ceremony was also held at the dinner. This year, 190 students successfully completed and graduated from the programme. Established by the Hong Kong Management Association in 1975 and jointly organized with Lingnan University since 1998, the DMS programme aims to meet the needs of in-service managers and executives who seek a formal education in modern business management. Over 14,000 students have been graduated from the programme. The Diploma is widely recognized by overseas universities and graduates are also granted membership or exemptions by a number of prominent professional institutes.

The Hong Kong Management Association is a non-profit making organization, Its vision, mission and values are as follows:

  • To be the leading professional organization advancing management excellence in Hong Kong and the Region
  • To promote best practices in management
  • To nurture human capital through management education and training at all levels
  • To provide members with a platform for exchange of ideas, networking and personal development
  • Continuous improvement
    We embrace best practices through continuous improvement.
  • Innovation
    We welcome new ideas, seek out new skills and capabilities, and explore new concepts.
  • Integrity
    We are open, honest and forthright in our dealings.
  • Professionalism
    We strive for excellence in all we do.
  • Respect for Individuals
    We build relationships based on trust and respect.
  • Sustainability
    We integrate sustainability into all aspects of our operations and business practices.
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Issued by The Hong Kong Management Association on 26th November 2013

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