Posted by- Neelam Mathews
Aug 8, 2011
Patrick Yeung is the new CEO of Hong Kong’s Dragonair. He takes over from James Tong.
Yeung is currently Director, General Manager & Chief Representative of John Swire & Sons (China) Limited, overseeing the group’s development and investment strategies in Mainland China, but has considerable experience in aviation having worked with the Cathay Pacific Group for a number of years.
Yeung joined the Swire group in 1980 and has held numerous managerial positions within Swire Shipping and the Cathay Pacific Group. During his time with Cathay Pacific, Yeung worked in the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. He also served as Managing Director of Cathay Holidays Limited from 1998 to 2004, during which time it moved from being a departmental operation to a separate wholly owned subsidiary. From 2007 to 2009, he worked as General Manager China, managing the operations of both Dragonair and Cathay Pacific in the Mainland.
Dragonair, an affiliate member of Oneworld, is a Hong Kong-based airline operating a fleet of 32 passenger aircraft and serving 33 regional destinations, including 17 cities in Mainland China.