HONG KONG, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT) (the "Company") announced today that effective February 1, 2022, David YL Leung, currently a Director of the Company, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company. TC Leung, the Company's current CEO, will continue to serve the Company as the Chairman of the Board.
The Company is delighted to welcome David YL Leung as CEO, who brings a great track record and key experience to help guide the Company during its next phase of development. The transition of the CEO position has been planned for some time.
TC Leung, Chairman of the Company, commented: "The Board of Directors welcomes the transition of the CEO role to David YL Leung. David's experience, especially with Ballast Water Treatment business activities and track record with the Company and its operating subsidiaries, will add further strength to the management team as the company embarks on its next phase of exploration and business growth. I will take a non-executive role in order to continue supporting the Company's development. I am delighted that David has accepted the position as CEO, and I look forward with anticipation to seeing the Company succeed under his leadership."
About David YL Leung
David YL Leung, has been the General Manager of Yixing Pact Environmental Technology Co., Ltd, Shanghai ("Yixing Pact") since 2011. His responsibility includes management of engineering, sales, marketing, projects, and procurement. Before joining Yixing Pact, he was the Business Development Manager of Euro Tech (Far East) Limited, the parent company of Yixing Pact in Hong Kong, and has been working for the parent company for more than 10 years. Mr. Leung has gained a solid sales and marketing experience in distributing power, analytical and scientific testing equipment in Hong Kong and Macau. He has also worked for a high tech Japanese company focused on power and electrical testing instrument in Japan from 2000 and 2001 as a trainee. Mr. Leung is an environmental studies graduate from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (1997) with a special focus on Environmental Impact Assessment, and a Master of Management graduate from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney Australia (2010).
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