A LONG HISTORY AND A BRIGHT FUTURE
Melco International was founded in 1910 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1927. Under the leadership of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Lawrence Ho, Melco International has found new energy and direction as a dynamic company that leads the field in the leisure and entertainment sector. Our Group companies are responding to the changing dynamics with vibrant, imaginative products and services that fulfill the demands and dreams of the increasingly affluent and ambitious young generation.
CONFIDENCE LEADS TO GROWTH, GROWTH LEADS TO CONFIDENCE
Characterizing all Melco International companies is confidence that stems from recent successes in repositioning businesses for long-term growth and the development of unique, proprietary products and services in attaining market leadership.
In 2017, Melco International became the sole majority shareholder of its subsidiary Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (“Melco Resorts”), a leading developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia. This further bolstered the Company’s financial position through incorporation of the full financial contributions of Melco Resorts.
The accolades that Melco International has received over the past several years proved that our achievements have been widely recognized. The Group is the first entertainment company to receive the “Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2009” by the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy, Hong Kong Baptist University. In 2019, Melco International has been honoured with the “Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards” for 14 consecutive years since 2006, and the “Best Investor Relations Company in Hong Kong” for eight consecutive years by Corporate Governance Asia magazine.
Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lawrence Ho was granted the “Leadership Gold Award” in the Business Awards of Macau in 2015. He was also awarded “Asia’s Best CEO” at the Asia Excellence Awards and won the “Asian Corporate Director Recognition Award” by Corporate Governance Asia magazine both for the eighth time in 2019.
Melco International was a founding signatory of the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Charter launched by The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies. The aim of the Charter is to strengthen and foster a corporate governance culture among listed companies in Hong Kong.