Deputy Commissioner for Census & Statistics Lily Ou-yang will succeed Fung Hing-wang as Commissioner from September 24.
Deputy Commissioner for Census & Statistics Lily Ou-yang will succeed Fung Hing-wang as Commissioner from September 24, when he retires after 37 years of government service.
Mrs Ou-yang, 57, joined the Government as an Executive Officer II in 1975. She has been Deputy Commissioner since September last year.
Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue said Mrs Ou-yang has extensive professional knowledge and experience in statistics work as well as proven administrative and leadership skills.
“I am confident she will be able to lead the Census & Statistics Department to meet the challenges ahead and continue to deliver quality service to the community."
She also commended Mr Fung for his leadership in the development of social and economic statistics.
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