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Leadership

 

Dr. Simon Suen, JP

Dr. Simon Suen, JP, is the Founder and Chairman of SML Group. Thirty years ago, he established a small labeling company in Hong Kong, and it has since grown into what SML is today – a global industry leader with presence in over thirty countries.

An entrepreneur and a philanthropist, Dr. Suen has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa, from Hong Kong Baptist University; Honorary University Fellowship, from University of Hong Kong; and Justice of the Peace, from the HKSAR Government. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Dr. Suen won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year China 2013 Award in the Industrial Products Category for his outstanding entrepreneurial spirit and the success of SML.

 

Ronny Ho

MMr. Ronny Ho was appointed Executive Vice Chairman of SML Group in November 2015.

Mr. Ho has held several executive management roles in the Group prior, including most recently, Chief Executive Officer since 2010. He joined the Group's finance department in 1993 as a finance manager and has since contributed significantly to the Group's rapid growth.

Mr. Ho earned his MBA from the City University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

K.C. Lau

Mr. K.C. Lau was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SML Group in July 2015. He was previously the Group's Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. In these key roles, Mr. Lau helped build the Group's technology capability and strengthen its global operations.

He joined the Group in 2007 as an IT manager and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Alex Au

Mr. Alex Au, LLB, MBA, CFA, FCCA, has been Chief Financial Officer of the Group since 2010, overseeing all global finance functions. He joined SML in 2008 as the Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Before joining SML, he held various roles in global financial services providers.

Mr. Au earned his MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 

Dean Frew

Mr. Dean Frew was appointed the Group's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President - RFID Solutions in 2015, overseeing the Group's innovation in technology and RFID business. He was previously the President of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions LLC (IIS). Mr. Frew has over 20 years of experience in RFID and became part of SML through the Group's acquisition of Xterprise in 2013.