Value Partners appoints Samuel SUN as Chief Risk Officer

(Hong Kong, 30 May 2022) – Value Partners Group Limited (together with its subsidiaries, “Value Partners” or “the Group”, Hong Kong Stock Code: 806) today announces the appointment of Mr. Samuel SUN as Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer, effective 30 May 2022. He is based in the Hong Kong headquarters.


A seasoned industry executive with over 25 years of experience in risk management, Mr. SUN is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall risk management function across the Group’s Hong Kong headquarters and overseas offices. He will also provide leadership in enterprise risk management of the Group. Mr. SUN reports to the Group’s President, Ms. June WONG. He replaces Mr. David WONG, who stepped down to retire in late March 2022.


Mr. SUN joins Value Partners from Manulife Investment Management, where he was the Chief Risk Officer (Asia) and developed the company’s overall risk management framework and operations across offices in the region. Before joining Manulife, he was the Head of Risk Management (Asia) at Allianz Global Investors. Prior to that, he was the Associate Director of Risk Management at HSBC Investments (Hong Kong), responsible for the company’s risk function.


Value Partners Group’s President, Ms. June WONG, said, “I am excited to welcome Samuel to Value Partners as Chief Risk Officer. Samuel brings a wealth of expertise and professionalism from his 25+ years of experience in risk management and governance. Risk management is an essential part of our business and operations, and one of our objectives is to ensure we continue to strive for the best practices in risk management. I am confident that Samuel will add significant value to our ability to develop and maintain a best-in-class risk management framework.”


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Samuel SUN, Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer


Mr. Samuel SUN is Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer of Value Partners. He is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall risk management function across the Group’s Hong Kong headquarters and overseas offices. He will also provide leadership in enterprise risk management of the Group.


Mr. SUN is a seasoned industry executive with over 25 years of experience in risk management. He joins Value Partners from Manulife Investment Management, where he was the Chief Risk Officer (Asia) and developed the company’s overall risk management framework and operations across offices in the region. Before joining Manulife, he was the Head of Risk Management (Asia) at Allianz Global Investors. Prior to that, he was the Associate Director of Risk Management at HSBC Investments (Hong Kong), responsible for the company’s risk function.


Mr. SUN graduated from the Keele University in the UK, with a Master Degree in Business Administration.


About Value Partners Group Limited


Value Partners, one of Asia’s largest independent asset management firms, seeks to offer world-class investment services and products. Since its establishment in 1993, the Company has been a dedicated value investor in Asia and around the world. In November 2007, Value Partners Group became the first asset management firm to be listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock code: 806 HK). In addition to its Hong Kong headquarters, the firm operates in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and London, and maintains a representative office in Beijing. Value Partners’ investment strategies cover equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives, real estate and quantitative investment solutions, for institutional and individual clients in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United States. For more information, please visit www.valuepartners-group.com.