HONG KONG—Sukyi Yau, former co-managing director for Citigate Dewe Rogerson in Greater China, has joined APCO Worldwide as a senior vice president based in Hong Kong. Yau will lead APCO’s financial communication practice in Greater China.
During her seven-year tenure with Citigate, Yau led a number of financial transactions, initial public offerings and public affairs projects. She worked with a group of 19 banks to set up a task force to rebuild the industry’s reputation and regain government and public support following the financial crisis in 2008, and she advised the first U.S. company listing in Hong Kong.
Other former clients include China Life Insurance Company, Wynn Macau, Sands China, New World Group, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Hong Kong Housing Authority and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China.
A former journalist, Yau has more than 10 years of journalism experience with Ming Pao, the mass-circulation Hong Kong daily newspaper, where she reported on banking, regulatory and government news.