Mr. Clarence (Yuk Man) Chung Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chung joined our board in October 2007 and has served as our chairman of the board since August 2008. He was appointed chief executive officer in October 2008. He is also an executive director of Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Exchange. He has served on the board of directors of Melco International since May 2006 and is a member of the executive committee, finance committee, and corporate social responsibility committee of the company. In addition, Mr. Chung is a non-executive director of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Global Select Market.
Mr. Chung has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry in various capacities as a chief financial officer, an investment banker, and a merger and acquisition specialist. He was named one of the “Asian Gaming 50 – 2009 and 2010 and 2012” by Inside Asian Gaming magazine.
Mr. Chung holds a master degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a bachelor degree in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr. Andy (Kin Ming) Tsui Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Tsui joined our company in July 2008 as vice president of finance and was appointed to the role of chief accounting officer in April 2009. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Tsui was the regional finance controller-Asia for Minteq International Inc. based in Shanghai since June 2005. Minteq International Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Minerals Technologies Inc., a publicly-held company on the NYSE Stock Exchange. From March 2003 to May 2005, he served as manager of financial analysis at the corporate office of Minteq International Inc. in New York.
Mr. Tsui holds a master of business administration degree from Baruch College, City University of New York and is a certified public accountant in the United States.
Ms. Mangini joined our company in June 2008 as senior vice president, corporate finance. She brings over ten years of equity financial experience and strong institutional investor relationships to the position. Ms. Mangini most recently worked at ThinkEquity, a Panmure Gordon Company, where she was a partner and senior research analyst responsible for coverage of companies in the domestic and international gaming sector. Prior to joining ThinkEquity in 2003, she was a vice president and research analyst at Merriman Curhan Ford & Company and at First Security Van Kasper (Wells Fargo Securities), where she covered consumer companies. Ms. Mangini began her career at Montgomery Securities in 1997.
Ms. Mangini holds a master of science in quantitative analysis from Boston University and a bachelor of arts in business administration from the University of San Diego.
Mr. Edmond Choi Vice President, Legal Counsel
Mr. Choi joined our company in March 2008 as the vice president legal counsel in Asia. Mr. Choi is primarily responsible for providing advice and services to the company on legal and corporate secretarial matters, with an emphasis on Asian business and affairs. Prior to joining the company, he worked for Melco International Development for eight years and held the position of senior legal counsel.
Mr. Choi holds a bachelor of laws degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a qualified lawyer in Hong Kong.
Mr. Craig Umaglia Casino Operations Manager
Mr. Umaglia joined our company in January 2012 as assistant casino manager of our Dreamworld Pailin casino and in January 2013 was promoted to Casino Operations Manager for this property. He brings over 20 years of experience in casino operations, primarily in management roles, in various countries including Australia, Macau, Myanmar and Cambodia. Mr. Umaglia has vast experience in casino set up, staff training, surveillance and operating systems, treasury management, table gaming and junket and premium player programs. Prior to joining the company, he held administration and/or casino manager positions at Galaxy Star World Casino & Entertainment in Macau, the Venetian (formerly Las Vegas Sands) in Macau, Koh Kong International Casino in Cambodia, Andaman Club in Myanmar and Crown Casino in Australia.
Ms. JY Teo Kean Yin General Manager, Philippines Operations
Ms. Teo joined our company in May 2010 as project development manager. In 2011, she was promoted to the position of general manager of our Philippines operations overseeing VIP slot clubs with a total of approximately 700 over electronic gaming machines as well as managing the local office. Ms. Teo brings in-depth knowledge in gaming equipment and operations in the Asian gaming markets, especially Vietnam and Cambodia, having held prior industry positions in sales and project development from 2003 to 2010.
Ms. Teo holds a bachelor of business communication specializing in marketing and communication from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2001. Also, she was a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society in 2000 and 2001 for her distinct results.
Mr. Petrica Cozman Assistant Vice President, Slot Operations
Mr. Cozman joined our company in December 2009 as our slot operations manager in Cambodia and he oversees our operations at NagaWorld and Thansur Bokor. He brings extensive experience in slot machine technology and systems, surveillance systems and floor management. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Cozman served as a surveillance operator at Riviera Casino Bucharest in Romania, a casino technician and then slot manager for Carnival Corporation’s Casino Division, head technician for Star Cruise Company’s casinos and a casino floor manager for Bond Casino in Romania