President, Asia-Pacific components business, Arrow Electronics
1983: Bachelor of business administration, University of East Asia, Macao 1998: Arrow Marketing Academy 1997: Harvard General Manager Program
2010-present: President, Asia-Pacific components business, Arrow Electronics
2008-10: Vice-president and managing director, Asia Pacific, National Semiconductor (acquired by Texas Instruments in 2011)
2006-08: Senior vice-president, North Asia, Arrow Electronics
1994-2005: Vice-president and managing director, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, Arrow Electronics
1993: Managing director, Hong Kong, Arrow Electronics
1987-93: Recruited to join Components Agent (acquired by Arrow Electronics in 1993) and promoted to various product manager and sales manager positions
1983-87: Joined a local distributor as sales representative
Did you see yourself as a salesman when you were young? No. I wanted to be a teacher. What advice do you have for young people entering the workforce?
Don’t give up any opportunity and don’t do things in a half-hearted way.
What is the secret of your success?
When I take on a project, I do everything to make it better.
What do you do in your spare time?
I like to run marathons. ... I also love music. I like to sing and play drums and have recorded two albums.
Year of birth: 1962