ACCA Hong Kong Committee 2014/2015 Elected
HONG KONG, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fergus Wong was elected Chairman of ACCA Hong Kong. Currently Tax Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong, Wong has been in professional practice for years, mainly providing tax training and in-house tax technical support within professional accountancy firms, and has earned his reputation as expert in Hong Kong tax and international tax. He worked for the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department in his early career years. Prior to joining the professional practice, Wong spent more than 20 years in accounting education, teaching taxation and accounting subjects in local and overseas tertiary institutions.
Wong has been a committee member of ACCA Hong Kong since 2006, serving as the co-chairman of its tax sub-committee from 2006 to 2013; and was elected to ACCA Council in 2013. "I am very honoured and humbled to be elected as the Chairman of ACCA Hong Kong. ACCA recently published the findings of a survey covering 48 countries worldwide, which showed that 95% of employers said ACCA is a respected brand, our highest score ever since the survey began four years ago. 89% of employers said ACCA is a world class organisation. In addition, half of the surveyed employers ranked ACCA as the global leader among international accountancy bodies -- this is almost three times the level accorded to the next-most-recognised organisation. Wish such strong endorsements from business leaders and employers of accounting professionals, ACCA will continue to offer tremendous opportunities for students and members to achieve their career destination of choice around the world," said Wong.
"As the new term begins, I pledge to uphold the principles of service of the previous committee, and will strive to serve the industry, members and students whilst promoting ACCA's core values. ACCA will continue our commitment to creating different professional communication platforms for our members, keeping them abreast of forward-looking trends and the latest market information, helping them to keep hold of the reins in their workplace," Wong added.
Arthur Lee, Assistant President at Meiya Power Co Ltd, was elected ACCA Hong Kong's Vice Chairman. Lee has been a committee member of ACCA Hong Kong since 2010, serving as the co-chairman of its student affairs sub-committee from 2012 to 2014.