Hong Kong, 2 March 2015 –

SCMP Group Ltd (SEHK: 583), Asia’s leading media holding company, today announced the appointment of Ms. Luisa Tam as Editor-in-Chief of HK Magazine with immediate effect.

Ms. Tam is a seasoned journalist and media veteran with more than 30 years of experience, having worked in renowned print, broadcast and radio organisations in Hong Kong and overseas. She has worked with the South China Morning Post for 14 years collectively in various capacities, including Deputy News Editor, Op-Ed Editor and Lai See Columnist. In addition to her media career, she has extensive corporate publishing, communications and executive development experience in the public and private sectors. Ms. Tam will report to Ms. Elsie Cheung, Chief Operating Officer of the SCMP Group, and will succeed Mr. Zach Hines who will step down to pursue other interest.

Ms. Cheung said: “We are delighted that Luisa is returning to the SCMP Group to spearhead HK Magazine’s growth. Under her guardianship, we are confident that the HK Magazine editorial team will continue to create relevant and engaging content that has catapulted the title to become one of the most beloved weekly lifestyle magazines in Hong Kong.”

Following the Group’s acquisition in May 2013, HK Magazine has been showing encouraging contribution to the Group. HK Magazine is published by the HK Magazine Media Ltd, a subsidiary of the Group, which also publishes Where Magazine and The List, as well as a number of mobile and web products.

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About SCMP Group Ltd and South China Morning Post

SCMP Group Limited (SEHK: 583) is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong’s internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city’s most affluent and influential readership.

First published in 1903, the newspaper has developed an enviable reputation for authoritative, influential and independent reporting on Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia. Available in print, mobile, tablets and online through and e-reader editions, South China Morning Post reaches a global audience with daily breaking news, analysis and opinion, multimedia articles and interactive forums. The South China Morning Post received over 160 awards in 2014-15 for excellence in editorial, marketing and technical capabilities. Other titles in the Group include the Sunday Morning Post, (南早.com), (南早香港指南.com), STYLE, 48 HOURS, Destination Macau, The PEAK, HK Magazine, The List, and Where Hong Kong.

Through the joint venture partnership with Hearst, SCMP Hearst publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoBride, Harper’s BAZAAR, Harper’s BAZAAR Art, Harper’s BAZAAR Bride, Esquire, ELLE, ELLE Men, ELLE Wedding, ELLE Décoration, and ELLE Accessories; and operates,,, and in Hong Kong.

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