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Google appoints new General Manager, Sales & Operations at Google Hong Kong

Google announced Michael Yue was named as the General Manager, Sales & Operations at Google Hong Kong. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing Google’s sales and operations in Hong Kong.

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“Smart use of technology and digital has become critical for our everyday life and businesses. In Hong Kong, we have been bringing helpful products and services to people, whether it is about looking for useful information on Search, navigating the city with Maps, and watching trending videos on YouTube. We are committed to technology for good in Hong Kong, and I am excited to take on this role helping businesses and the city thrive in their transformation journey,” said Michael.

“And as the demand for digital skills continues to grow, we want to make sure there are relevant resources and programs in place. One of the key initiatives is the Grow with Google program that offers a wide range of online programs on digital upskilling and creativity. I am particularly passionate about youth development, and look forward to contributing to the community and empowering local talent,” continued Michael.

Michael joined Google in 2011 and has held sales leadership and strategic partnership positions. With a strong business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset, he has been partnering with businesses across retail, e-commerce, media and entertainment, and financial services sectors on digital strategy in APAC.

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Most recently, Michael was the global head of sales strategy and enablement responsible for the development and growth of Google’s advertising sales force. Michael holds an Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program and a Honours Business Administration (HBA) from Ivey Business School in Canada.