High-achieving Female Business & Thought Leaders Acclaimed at AmCham's Women of Influence Awards

2017-11-10 19:26

HONG KONG, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven prodigious women, a business leader and an exceptional company were honored "Women of Influence" (WOI) Awards in recognition of their career accomplishments and their support for the empowerment of women at the 14th Women of Influence Conference & Awards held at the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong on November 10.  

Organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham), the WOI conference is one of the most established women's symposiums in the Asia Pacific region. The awards confer accolades to individuals and organizations who have achieved exceptional achievements and dedicated steadfast commitment to supporting female leadership in business.            

The following outstanding awardees in seven categories were announced at the awards ceremony:

Lifetime Achievement

Vivien Chan, SBS, BBS, JP 
Founding Senior Partner, Vivien Chan & Co., Hong Kong
VCC Law Services

Master of the Arts

Yip Wing-sie 
Music Director, Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Leading Woman on Boards

Dr. Dorothy T.F. Chan 
Deputy Director, School of Professional and Continuing Education, The University of Hong Kong and Head of Centre for Logistics & Transport; 
An Independent Non-Executive Director of MTR Corporation Limited;
AMS Public Transport Holdings Limited

Professional of the Year

Randy Lai
CEO, McDonald's Hong Kong

Entrepreneur of the Year

Shonee Mirchandani & Arti Mirchandani
Owner-OperatorBookazine Limited

Non-Profit Leader of the Year

Eni Lestari Andayani Adi
ChairpersonInternational Migrants Alliance

Young Achiever of the Year

Haley Meng
Manager-Business Development, PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong

The following winners for two award categories were also honored:

Champion for the Advancement of Women

Brian Henderson
Chief Operating OfficerBaker McKenzie

Best Company for Women

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

This is the fourteenth year since AmCham founded and spearheaded this much-anticipated annual event attended by over 300 senior business male and female executives. This year's event was generously sponsored by Stamford American School, Goldman Sachs, PwC, Thomson Reuters, White & Case, CUHK Business School, Dell, Eversheds, JLL. Other supporting organizations include American Women's Association of Hong KongCommunity Business, The Women's Foundation, U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong & Macau, ASIFMA Women in Finance Asia, Facebook (Official Social Media Partner), and PRNewswire (Official Newswire Partner).

Please contact the following persons for further details or interview arrangement.

Agnes Tsang (Ms.)

Director, Government Relations & Public Affairs

Tel: (852) 2530 6927


Queenie Tsui (Ms.)

Manager, Government Relations & Public Affairs

Tel: (852) 2530 6914



With close to 1,600 members, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham) is one of the largest American Chambers outside the United States, the largest international chamber in Hong Kong, and one of the most dynamic and influential international business organizations in the Asia-Pacific region. AmCham's mission is to foster commerce among the United States, Hong Kong, and Mainland China; and to enhance Hong Kong'sstature as an international business center. 

Source: The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong