Mok re-elected as HKIHRM president
HONG KONG: Francis Mok Gar-lon has been re-elected as president of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) for the year 2013-2014. Mok, who has served as a council member since 2005, has been the president of the HKIHRM since June 2010. He also serves as chairperson of the management committee.
The election of office bearers was held at the inaugural meeting of the 2013-2014 executive council immediately after the HKIHRM’s annual general meeting held on 26 June 2013.
The other members of the HKIHRM’s executive council for 2013-2014 are: Margaret Cheng Wai-ching, David Li Chi-ming and Monisa Wan Siu-man as vice-presidents and Dave Li Tin-kei as honorary treasurer. The other executive council members are William Chan Fu-keung (appointed member), Professor Randy Chiu Ki-kwan, Virginia Choi Wai-kam, Lawrence Hung Yu-yun, Lai Kam-tong, Valent Ma Chi-keung, Chester Tsang Wing-cheong, Alice Wong Nga-lai, Elisa Wong Sau-kuen, and
Francis Wong Wai-wah.
As the most representative professional HR institute in the city, the non-profit-making HKIHRM has more than 5,000 members, about 600 of whom are corporate members. Founded in February 1977, it aims at developing, maintaining and enhancing professional standards in HR management, and increasing the perceived value and influence of the HR profession.
The institute organises a wide range of professional activities such as multi-level training programmes, conferences and an award programme, and provides services such as conducting surveys and publishing a professional journal.
The HKIHRM is a member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management which is one of the continental federations under the World Federation of People Management Associations.