HGC names new chief network officer

09 February 2021 | Melanie Mingas


HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) has promoted Lee Kwan to chief network officer following the telco's integration of IT and related functions with the network engineering division.

Effective immediately, Kwan (pictured) will head the department drawing on more than 35 years of telecoms network and ICT industry experience. HGC said he will lead the team "to further facilitate and streamline the operation by continuous development, engineering and support for the local network and IT to ensure the best services for customers".

Kwan said: “I am delighted to take up this new role and continue unleashing HGC’s full potential as a comprehensive telecom and digital services provider.

"Network and technology are rapidly evolving and are an increasingly significant enabler of operational efficiency, especially in the telecom industry whereas digitalisation is critical for stable growth. Moving forward, HGC will continue to maximise the capabilities during the digital era to enhance our service offerings to customers around the globe.”

Kwan joined HGC as director, network and engineering in 2019, prior to which he held key managerial positions at a number of leading telecom network operators in Hong Kong and overseas.

He has deep experience in building telecom networks and systems from scratch and engineering network services with the right technologies and processes.

CEO Andrew Kwok said: “With Lee’s impeccable track record in leading HGC’s network operations, immense market knowledge and insightful perspectives, I am confident that the new appointment and integration will take the group’s operational and business efficiency to the next level and ensure the capture of more business opportunities with one-stop digital solutions and our extensive network services.

"This will also enhance the company’s long-term commitment to deliver even more value to our staff, customers, partners and stakeholders, and ultimately reinforce our digital presence in the ever-changing market environment," Kwok added.