Patrick Rozario has succeeded Jonathan Leong
as chief executive of Grant Thornton Hong Kong.

Leong will hand over the operational reins of
the firm to focus on his new role as chair of the firm’s risk
management committee, with particular focus on regulation.

Rozario, who has more than 20 years experience
in the commercial sector and is a certified information system
auditor, previously headed the mid-tier firm’s business risk
services division.

Grant Thornton has also appointed seven new
principles in its assurance, corporate finance, tax and
restructuring, investigation and insolvency sectors.

The newly appointed principles are Michael
Cheung, Joanne Hung, Simon Lee and Elisa Yu, Barry Tong, Winnie
Tsui and Anita Hou.