SHENZEN, China (CelebrityAccess) – Chinese streaming and social media giant Tencent Music Entertainment Group has announced a senior management reshuffle as Vice President of Entertainment Dennis Tak Yeung Hau has revealed his intention to step down from his post. for personal reasons, as of January 31.
Hau has held the position since 2016 and has played a key role in the company’s development of several streaming platforms, including QQ Music.
“On behalf of our Board of Directors and TME’s management team, we thank Dennis for his outstanding service and commitment to the company. Dennis played a crucial role in the development of QQ Music and WeSing, helping TME become the leading online music and audio entertainment platform in China. Under his leadership, QQ Music provided a much more diverse and rich content offering for users, encouraged product and technological innovations, including AI predictive algorithms to discover promising new music, and cultivated a community social dynamic to facilitate interaction between musicians and fans. All of these have contributed to the rapid growth of QQ Music,” said TME Executive Chairman Cussion Kar Shun Pang.
“Dennis also guided WeSing to evolve from a karaoke app to a social entertainment platform with ‘singing’ at its core and encompassing live streaming, karaoke rooms and a variety of social features. . In addition, he has been instrumental in developing our IoT business and establishing strategic cooperation with key partners. In his most recent role leading TME’s international business, Dennis successfully led WeSing’s expansion into overseas markets, laying a solid foundation for our future growth in Southeast Asia. We greatly appreciate Dennis’ significant contributions over the years,” added Mr. Ross Liang, CEO of TME.
Current CEO Ross Liang will take over the role. In addition, Mr. Adrian Yau Kee Mak, Independent Director of TME’s Board of Directors, will replace Ms. Edith Manling Ngan as Chair of TME’s Audit Committee, effective immediately.
Ms. Ngan will continue to be an independent director and a member of the company’s audit committee.