Mr. MAK Chun Kiu, TK, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Blackbird Automotive Group. After founding the multi-award winning publishing company in the late 1990's, he built the magazine Milk to become one of the best-selling and most influential weekly lifestyle titles in Hong Kong and the region, expanding his publishing business into mainland China and Taiwan. With many years of experience in the media and publishing as well as the luxury goods retailing industry as a chairman and chief executive officer, alongside other ventures in fashion, online retail, via his multimedia creative agency, leveraging his extensive experience and long history with various luxury sports car manufacturers in the world, TK founded the Blackbird Automotive Group. TK's responsibility is to oversee the overall management, strategic direction, planning and growth of the Blackbird Automotive Group. TK is the elder son of Mr. Mak.
Mr. John Brian NEWMAN, is the Chief Operating Officer of the Blackbird Automotive Group. He has many years of senior management experience with blue chip sports and luxury car manufacturers, importers and retailers and was a director of a successful motor racing team in Europe. Experienced in sales, marketing, distribution, dealer development, media communications and customer relationship management, he has been with the company since 2014. He holds a Diploma in Business and Finance, is a qualified pilot and has worked in the motor industry in both the UK and Asia.
Mr. CHEUNG Chi Wah, Patrick, joined the Group in October 1999, resigned in 2010 for his personal development and rejoined the Group in October 2015. He holds the position of Financial Controller and is primarily responsible for the accounting and financial management and business development matters of the Group. Besides his services with the Group, he worked in a leading international accounting firm for about 5 years and held a senior management position in another listed company for 5 years. He has many years of professional experience in corporate finance, financial management, accounting and auditing. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Master Degree in Information Technology Management from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. CHAN Ka Chai, joined the Group in September 2015. Mr. Chan currently holds the position of General Counsel of the Group. Mr. Chan is responsible for giving legal advice on all legal matters of the Group. Mr. Chan is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong and a member of The Law Society of Hong Kong. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of London and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from The University of Hong Kong.
Mr. CHAN Muk Hing, is the founder and managing director of AHM Engineering Company Limited ("AHM") in which the Group acquired a 70% equity interest in March 2016. AHM is principally engaged in the leasing and installation of audio and lighting equipment and provision of technical services for concerts and other events in Hong Kong, the mainland China and other regions. Mr. Chan is primarily responsible for strategic development of the Audio and Lighting Business and overseeing the overall business operations and the financial performance of the Audio and Lighting Business. Mr. Chan has extensive experience in leasing and installation of audio and lighting equipment and providing related solution consultancy services for live concerts and other events. Prior to founding AHM, Mr. Chan worked in several well-known culture media companies in the entertainment industry including Commercial Radio Hong Kong, Asia Television Limited and Tom Lee Music. He has extensive knowledge in audio equipment and solid experience in audio and lighting controlling operations, live concerts organising and related engineering solution.
Mr. AU Ka Kam, is the founder and the managing director of Hip Hing Loong Metal Works Limited ("HHL") in which the Group acquired a controlling interest in July 2016. HHL is principally engaged in stage metal construction works and provision of engineering services for concerts and other events in Hong Kong, the mainland China, Macau and South East Asia. He is primarily responsible for strategic development of the stage metal construction and engineering business of the HHL and overseeing the business operations and the financial performance of HHL. Mr. Au has extensive experience in performance stage design, metal construction works and engineering services.