Name: Wee Chin, Oon
Job title: President, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan & Guam, United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security
Company: United Technologies Corp
Industry: Air conditioning, building controls, fire safety and electronic security
AmCham member since: January 2017
How long have you been in Hong Kong and what do you like most about life here?
Two months. I like the vibrancy, convenience and people efficiency of Hong Kong.
Favourite weekend getaway?
Singapore and Bangkok.
What is something people would be surprised to learn about you?
That there’s no surprise.
If I wasn’t a business leader, I would be…
Probably a photographer or a pilot.
What was your first ever job?
A cook at KFC in Sydney.
Favourite piece of advice (work-related or otherwise)?
“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” - Albert Einstein.
Outside the office, where can we find you / what can we find you doing?
Window shopping, playing golf or badminton.
Name something on your bucket list.
To spend a month in Kamchatka, Russia.
What compelled you to become a member of Amcham?
A strong recommendation from my predecessor and colleague.
Which AmCham event are we likely to find you at next?
At a new member introduction event, or a business forum.