HKCEC operator strengthens its executive leadership team

HML’s Deputy Managing Director Diane Chen.

The operator of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has added to its executive leadership team with Diane Chen appointed as deputy managing director.

Chen will lead three divisions of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML) – marketing & sales, communications and HR & admin.

Chen was previously general manager of Shenyang New World EXPO. She also currently serves as a board member and Vice Chair of Asia Pacific Chapter of UFI, Vice-Chairman of Shenyang Exhibition Industry Association and a board member of the European Chamber, Northeast Chapter.

“With the different global economic momentum and continuous development of the event industry in Asia after the pandemic, I’m delighted to have someone of Diane’s calibre onboard,” said Monica Lee-Müller, HML’s managing director.

“The new appointment of a second deputy managing director will enable HML to continuously evolve and develop our proposition to ensure that the HKCEC remains competitive and a venue of choice for world-class events.”