Management Team


Chief Executive Officer


TANG, Kin Wing Augustus has been a Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since October 2008 and November 2008 respectively. He joined the Swire group in 1982 and has worked with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan. He is also a Director of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited.


Group Director Airframe Services


BARRINGTON, William Edward James was appointed a Director and Group Director Airframe Services of the Company with effect from 7th September 2015. He previously worked with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Canada and was appointed Executive Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1982.


Group Director Cabin Solutions


KENDALL, Charles Richard is Group Director Cabin Solutions and Chief Executive Officer of TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc. He was previously Director & General Manager of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1984 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Japan, the United States, Singapore and New Zealand.


Group Director Human Resources


CHAU, Siu Cheong William was appointed Group Director Human Resources of the Company in September 2013. He joined the Swire group in 1973 and was previously Director Personnel of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited.


Group Director Components & Engine Services


GIBBS, Christopher Patrick has been a Director of the Company since January 2007 and was appointed Group Director Components and Engine Services of the Company in June 2017. He was previously Engineering Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He is also a Director of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1992.


Group Director Finance


LUNG, Ngan Yee Fanny was appointed Director Finance in August 2010 and Group Director Finance in June 2013. She was previously Finance Director of Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited. She joined the Swire group in 1992.




Directors and Officers


Executive Directors


SLOSAR, John Robert has been Chairman and a Director of the Company since March 2014. He was Managing Director of the Company from January 1996 to June 1998. He is also Chairman of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, Swire Pacific Limited, Swire Properties Limited and Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and a Director of Air China Limited and The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1980 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, the United States and Thailand.


TANG, Kin Wing Augustus has been a Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since October 2008 and November 2008 respectively. He joined the Swire group in 1982 and has worked with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan. He is also a Director of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited.


BARRINGTON, William Edward James was appointed a Director and Group Director Airframe Services of the Company with effect from 7th September 2015. He previously worked with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Canada and was appointed Executive Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1982.


GIBBS, Christopher Patrick has been a Director of the Company since January 2007 and was appointed Group Director Components and Engine Services of the Company in June 2017. He was previously Engineering Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He is also a Director of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1992.


LUNG, Ngan Yee Fanny was appointed Director Finance in August 2010 and Group Director Finance in June 2013. She was previously Finance Director of Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited. She joined the Swire group in 1992.

Non-Executive Directors


HUGHES, Gregory Thomas Forrest has been a Director of the Company since September 2015 and was previously Group Director Components and Engine Services of the Company. He is also a Director and Chief Operations and Service Delivery Officer of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1987 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia, Japan and Australia.


SWIRE, Merlin Bingham has been a Director of the Company since January 2009. He was Director and Chief Executive Officer of Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, from May 2006 to June 2008. He is also Chief Executive and a Director and shareholder of John Swire & Sons Limited and a Director of Swire Pacific Limited, Swire Properties Limited and Cathay Pacific Airways Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1997 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, Australia, Mainland China and London.

Independent Non-Executive Directors


CHA, Yiu Chung Benjamin was appointed a Director of the Company with effect from 7th September 2015. He is also Chief Executive of Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited.


LEUNG, Yu Keung has been a Director of the Company since August 2016. He was previously Deputy Director-General of Civil Aviation of the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and an Alternate Director of the Airport Authority Hong Kong.


LEWIS, James Lindsay has been a Director of the Company since May 2016. He is a Director of Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Limited and currently serves on the boards of companies located in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the Philippines and India.


TSE, Pak Wing Peter has been a Director of the Company since December 2012. He was previously an Executive Director of CLP Holdings Limited and is an Independent Non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited and The Link Management Limited.

Executive Officers


CHAN, Ching Summit was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, with effect from 1st September 2015. He was appointed Commercial Director of the Company in February 2009 and Group Director Commercial in June 2013. He joined the Swire group in 1988 and was previously Director Business Development of Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited.


CHAU, Siu Cheong William was appointed Group Director Human Resources of the Company in September 2013. He joined the Swire group in 1973 and was previously Director Personnel of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited.


KENDALL, Charles Richard is Group Director Cabin Solutions and Chief Executive Officer of TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc. He was previously Director & General Manager of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited. He joined the Swire group in 1984 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Japan, the United States, Singapore and New Zealand.


LAM, Bo Sang Clement was appointed Director and General Manager, Hong Kong Operations of the Company in June 2017. He joined the Swire group in 1984 and has worked with the group in Hong Kong, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia and Mainland China.

Directors of Subsidiaries