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EY Entrepreneur of the Year China Honors Accomplishments of YPO Members

Two Hong Kong-based YPO members leading dynamic and successful companies are among the 12 winners of the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year China awards. EY is YPO’s Strategic Learning Advisor.

For the last 32 years, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® program recognizes outstanding business leaders around the world.

Launched in 2006, the China program honors entrepreneurs in China who achieve success by “combining ability with opportunity” — creating employment opportunities and enhancing the competitiveness of Chinese enterprises.

Congratulations to the following YPO members recognized by EY as category and country winners:

Consumer products category winner: David Pun, Group Chairman and CEO, EVISU Group Limited, Shanghai, China

Real estate category winner and China country winner (Hong Kong/Macau Region): George Hongchoy, Executive Director and Chief Exectuve Officer, Link Asset Management Limited, Hong Kong, China

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Rola Tassabehji began her career as a marketing trainee in Unilever Arabia and from there moved into several management roles within the marketing and communications function in Unilever global and regional teams, including brand development manager, Dove, Unilever Africa, Middle East, and Turkey and communications manager, Unilever North Africa and Middle East. Following ten years with Unilever, she relocated to Abu Dhabi, U.A.E and joined the team that launched INSEAD campus in the Middle East as external relations director. Rola completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University in Canada, has a Masters degree from the American University of Beirut and a post graduate degree in journalism from London School of Journalism.