HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia’s leading provider of integrated business, corporate, investor, human resources and payroll, corporate trust and debt services, today announced the appointment of Judy Wong as Group General Counsel. Judy will be responsible for managing risk and compliance for Tricor and the Group’s overall legal affairs.
Judy will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Tricor Group CEO, Lennard Yong. As Tricor grows its business in existing and new markets throughout the world, the Group will rely on Judy’s nearly three decades of legal expertise to navigate complex regulatory environments and ensure full adherence to local regulations. Judy will be a key contact point for the various government bodies and jurisdictions Tricor partners with to bolster its compliance functions.
Judy joins Tricor from Ernst & Young, where she led the firm’s corporate and commercial division for internal legal affairs in the Greater China markets of Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Before transitioning to an in-house lawyer, Judy practiced corporate, banking and project finance law at leading law firms in Hong Kong, including Linklaters and Mayer Brown.
Lennard Yong, Tricor Group CEO, said: “We operate in 39 cities across 20 countries and territories across the world, and each of these markets represents a unique and complex regulatory environment. Our Group General Counsel will play a central role as we continue to look for new growth opportunities in Asia. I’m pleased to welcome Judy to the team. Her robust legal experience and expertise will ensure that we maintain the highest standards of legal and ethical behavior in every market we operate in.”
Judy obtained a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Hong Kong, where she graduated with Second Class Honors Division One. She is a qualified lawyer in Hong Kong (1993).
About Tricor Group
Tricor Group (Tricor) has a growing global presence and is Asia’s leading provider of integrated business, corporate, investor, human resources and payroll, corporate trust and debt services. Tricor has had a rapid expansion through organic growth and development as well as partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. The Group today has over 30,000 clients globally, a staff strength of over 2,000 and a network of offices in 39 cities across 20 countries / territories. Our client portfolio includes over 1,200 companies listed in Hong Kong, over 500 companies listed in Singapore and Malaysia, and more than 40% of the Fortune Global 500 companies, as well as a significant share of multinationals and private enterprises operating across international markets. In March 2017, the Permira Funds became the controlling shareholder of the Tricor Group, alongside management. See: www.tricorglobal.com.