SJM Holdings Chairman Daisy Ho shares the importance of innovation and technology at a Macau forum
Ms. Daisy Ho, Chairman of SJM Holdings Limited, was invited as a guest speaker at the “New Concept, New Mindset, New Development” sharing session held on 17 October 2020 in Macau, during which she shared her insights on post-pandemic economic recovery with representatives from the Macau SAR Government, cultural and tourism industries and tertiary institutions.
Ms. Ho shared her views online on how innovation and technology could help promote diversification of the Macau economy, and accelerate the city’s integration into the Greater Bay Area (“GBA”). With the objective of developing GBA into an “internationally competitive innovation development area”, Macau as a core city in GBA can further explore into the areas of applied technology artificial intelligence, which include talent nurturing. Rooted in Macau, SJM is a pioneer in talent development. According to Ms. Ho, SJM successfully developed a batch of Macau-born young talents in applied technology, who have constantly improved their knowledge and experience through practical work, thereby providing an important human resources for the development of Macau into a “Smart City” and of an International Innovation and Technology Hub in the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau innovation and technology corridor in the Greater Bay Area. She pointed that Macau’s IT development could offer a solid foundation to the city’s positioning as a “world centre of tourism and leisure” and the “commercial and trade co-operation service platform between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, facilitating Macau’s moderate economic diversification and integration into the overall national development plan. SJM, with a patriotic heart, will continue to share Macau’s success story with the world - a happy, intelligent, sustainable and resilient story.
Under the patronage of the Secretariat for Economy and Finance of the Macau SAR Government, Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macau SAR Government and the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR, the “New Concept, New Mindset, New Development” sharing session was organised by Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai, Nam Kwong Culture and Creativity Industry Co., Ltd., Sino-Luso Industry and Culture Exchange Promotion Association (Macau), and Macau Brand Innovation Association. Guests attending included Secretary for Economy and Finance of the Macau SAR Government Mr. Lei Wai Nong, Deputy Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR Ms. Zhang Jianhua, Chairman of Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. Ms. Dong Mingzhu, Chairman of Nam Kwong (Group) Company Limited Mr. Fu Jianguo, Executive Director of Nam Kwong (Group) Company Limited Mr. Song Xiaodong and others.