Au joins AsiaSat’s leadership team as General Counsel
April 22, 2022
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), the Asian satellite solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Victor Au as General Counsel.
Au joins the company with more than two decades of experience working across international and local law firms and in-house legal departments in areas of corporate, commercial and intellectual property. He will be responsible for overseeing legal affairs and regulatory compliance of the AsiaSat Group.
“We are pleased to have Victor join our management team as his broad expertise will be a tremendous asset to AsiaSat as we continue through our transformation and business growth,” said Roger Tong, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaSat.
Au commented: “I’m truly excited to take up this new and challenging role and I look forward to working closely with Roger, the AsiaSat management team and other departments to support the company’s transformation initiatives and ongoing business expansion for sustainable company growth amidst the ever-changing legal and compliance landscape.”
Prior to joining AsiaSat, Au was the Asia Pacific General Counsel of Vertiv Holdings, a US-based multinational corporation, with overall responsibilities of Asia-Pacific legal, intellectual property and compliance functions. Prior to Vertiv, he had also served as the in-house counsel of IDT International Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, as well as a private practicing solicitor at Baker & McKenzie.
Au holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Law and Economics from the University of Sydney, Australia and is a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He is a qualified legal practitioner in New South Wales, Australia, a practicing solicitor in Hong Kong and holder of a Certificate in Mediation awarded by the Law Society of Hong Kong.