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Mr Wilkie Wong

Managing Director of Finance and Production Planning, Esquel Group

Wilkie Wong is the Managing Director of Finance and Production Planning of the Esquel Group.  Established in 1978, Esquel has grown to become vertically integrated, with operations spanning cotton farming, yarn spinning, fabric, apparel and accessories production, research and development as well as design and merchandising services, producing over 100 million shirts annually and providing one-stop cotton shirt solution to leading apparel brands and retailers.

Wilkie oversees the accounting, planning and treasury functions, providing strategic advisory and business partnership to top management and business unit leaders in the Group.  In addition, he is also responsible for the production planning and control functions, aligning the Group’s sales demand and production capacity.  Since joining Esquel in 2004, Wilkie has led the General Management Office, Corporate Communications, Information Technology, Logistics as well as Global Sourcing.

Before joining Esquel, Wilkie was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, advising senior executives in leading companies in Greater China, with a focus on the consumer goods and retail sector.  Wilkie has extensive consulting experience in strategy and business development, M&A advisory, organizational restructuring and operational improvements. 

Wilkie received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and his Master of Science degree in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York.  He also earned his Master in Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.