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Ramez Younan joins Hong Kong Jockey Club

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has announced that Ramez Younan will join as Executive Director, Information Technology and Sustainability (Designate).

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Younan will join the Club on 15 November 2021, before assuming the role of Executive Director, Information Technology and Sustainability on 1 January 2022. He succeeds Christoph Ganswindt upon his retirement.

Younan will be a member of the Board of Management, and will report directly to the Club’s CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

He will lead the development of the Club’s long-term IT strategy in alignment with its business needs and customer needs, and will lead the ongoing digitalisation of products and services “for greater efficiency and effectiveness, information security and regulatory compliance,” a statement from the Club read.

He has over 30 years of experience across Asia, Europe and North America, having previously served in senior executive positions in Oracle in the US and the UK, and as CEO of Orga Systems in Germany.

Younan joined Hong Kong’s PCCW Solutions in 2013, becoming its CEO in 2015, leading several major initiatives including “digital transformations and managed services for numerous government and local authorities’ applications and infrastructure systems.”

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Cairo University, and an MBA from City, University of London.

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