CDC Corporation (CHINA) says that Frank K. Au has been named to the Board of Directors for CDC Mobile and CDC Games.
"Frank brings extensive contacts and solid relationships in the 3G mobile content market and the online game industry," said Peter Yip, CEO of CDC Corporation and CDC Games. "As a result, this is a very timely appointment since CDC Mobile is expanding its offerings to include the rapidly growing 3G markets in North Asia, including China, and CDC Games is launching new online games as they position to be a leading developer and publisher of online games in China."
Au is the managing director and co-founder of Latitude Capital Group, an Asian boutique investment banking group focused on China cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and private placements in the technology, industrial, consumer, healthcare and logistics and distribution sectors with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. Au is responsible for all aspects of deal origination and execution, as well as management of staff and has been a key adviser in several high profile Chinese mergers and acquisitions.
Au earned a master's in Business Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia University.