Meten EdtechX Education Group, an English language training provider in China, has appointed Henry Wong as chief financial officer, succeeding Ricky Ng, who has stepped down to pursue other opportunities.

Wong has more than 27 years’ experience in corporate finance, accounting, internal control, and corporate governance across international markets including mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Japan and the US. He is an independent director of Hong Kong-listed Shifang Holding Company and Raffles Interior. He was previously chief financial officer of CITIC Frontier Services Group, a Hong Kong-listed group with international subsidiaries and projects across airlines, logistics and insurance sectors.

Wong has also held senior finance and internal audit positions for multinational companies listed in the US, Demark, Japan, Hong Kong and China. As a chartered accountant, he spent more than 11 years in senior roles at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Meten EdtechX chief executive Alan Peng said: “Henry brings significant finance experience gained at leading accounting firms and multinational companies listed in China and abroad. Henry’s priority will be to ensure our finance function continues to develop in a way that supports our ambitious strategy for organic growth and further value-added acquisitions.”

Date published: 17 July 2020

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