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2022-08-30 | NYSE:HKD | Press Launch

2022-08-30 | NYSE:HKD | Press Launch

AMTD Digital Inc. (“AMTD Digital” or the “Firm”) (NYSE: HKD), a complete one-stop digital options platform in Asia, right this moment introduced new administrators’ appointment to energy up its board of administrators (the “Board”).

Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur and Ms. Joanne Shoveller have been appointed as impartial administrators of the Firm.

Because of the foregoing appointments, the Board at present consists of six administrators, a majority of that are impartial administrators.

Dr. Hamdullahpur has additionally been appointed because the chairman of the audit committee. Dr. Hamdullahpur has served as an impartial director of AMTD Group, the Firm’s controlling shareholder, since January 2019 and can also be at present the chairman and impartial director of AMTD IDEA Group, which controls the Firm. Dr. Hamdullahpur at present serves because the Chancellor of Worldwide Enterprise College. He served because the sixth president and vice-chancellor of the College of Waterloo from 2010 to 2021. Previous to that, he served as a vice-president educational and provost on the College of Waterloo from September 2009 to September 2010. Dr. Hamdullahpur has served as a member of the strategic advisory board of Sorbonne College since 2014, and member of the worldwide advisory board of King Abdulaziz College since 2017. He has served as chair of the Waterloo World Science Initiative since 2016. In 2015, Dr. Hamdullahpur was appointed chair of the Management Council for Digital Infrastructure in Canada. Dr. Hamdullahpur was named a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in July 2014. Dr. Hamdullahpur was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in January 2013 in acknowledgement of his management in training and innovation. Dr. Hamdullahpur graduated from the Technical College of Nova Scotia with a bachelor’s diploma in mechanical engineering in 1976 and a grasp’s diploma in mechanical engineering from Technical College of Istanbul in 1979. Dr. Hamdullahpur obtained his Ph.D. in chemical engineer from the Technical College of Nova Scotia in 1985.

Ms. Shoveller has been the president and vice chancellor of Worldwide Enterprise College since January 2022, Ms. Shoveller served beforehand as vice chairman of development on the College of Waterloo from 2017 to 2021. Previous to that, Ms. Shoveller held progressive roles in part-time and persevering with training, college development and the Ivey Enterprise Faculty at Western College. In 1997 she was assigned to Hong Kong as a part of the small group that based Ivey’s Asian campus, govt MBA, analysis, case-writing and fundraising packages. In 2001 Ms. Shoveller influenced the profitable closure of the Ivey Marketing campaign then assumed management of the Ivey MBA program till 2004, diversifying and strengthening its scholar cohort and steering curriculum improvement. Ms. Shoveller led the development groups on the College of Guelph from 2004 to 2012 and INSEAD Enterprise Faculty in France from 2012 to 2016, constructing alumni, donor and company relations, multiplying charitable giving, contributing to strategic path and launching two capital campaigns. Ms. Shoveller is a volunteer with organizations primarily based in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, from which she brings a wealthy worldwide perspective to her work, together with distinctive insights into the scholar, school, employer and alumni expertise. Ms. Shoveller holds a Bachelor of Artwork from Wilfrid Laurier College and MBA from Ivey Enterprise Faculty, Western College.

Dr. Timothy Tong, Chairman of the Board of the Administrators and an impartial director of the Firm, indicated: “On behalf of AMTD Digital’s Board of Administrators, I welcome Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur and Ms. Joanne Shoveller to hitch the board as impartial administrators. Each Dr. Hamdullahpur and Ms. Shoveller have in depth administration and management expertise that can assist the board information the longer term improvement of the corporate. I look ahead to working intently with Dr. Hamdullahpur and Ms. Shoveller”.

Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur acknowledged, “I’m happy to be appointed as an impartial director to the board of administrators of AMTD Digital. Because the impartial chairman of the board of administrators of AMTD IDEA Group, I’ve witnessed the delivery and progress of AMTD Digital. Now, as a member of its board, I’ll have larger alternative to take part in and contribute to its future success. Beneath Dr. Timothy Tong’s chairmanship and along with my colleague Joanne Shoveller who’s becoming a member of the board, I consider AMTD Digital is stronger each in execution of its imaginative and prescient, and in governance.”

Ms. Joanne Shoveller talked about, “The many years forward are crammed with nice world alternatives and challenges with digital on the coronary heart of a terrific majority of the responses and options. It’s an honor to hitch AMTD Digital as the corporate serves its world shoppers in adapting to a quickly transferring digital financial system and society.”

The present composition of the board not solely permits the Firm to undertake an impartial majority board construction, but additionally to assemble and revel in a terrific information hub for the sharing of knowledge, enterprise experience, and greatest practices from presidents of three famend universities (present and retired ones) to information the Firm’s future technique.

About AMTD Digital Inc.

AMTD Digital Inc. (NYSE: HKD) is a complete digital options platform in Asia. Its one-stop digital options platform operates 4 predominant enterprise strains together with digital monetary providers, SpiderNet ecosystem options, digital media, content material and advertising and marketing, in addition to digital investments. It’s the fusion reactor on the core of the AMTD SpiderNet ecosystem and empowers and integrates the assorted digital companies inside its ecosystem. For AMTD Digital Inc.’s bulletins, please go to https://ir.amtdigital.internet/investor-news.

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2022-08-30 | NYSE:HKD | Press Launch