SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc., an operator of fitness centers, beauty salons and spas in Northeast China as well as suburban Beijing, has appointed Colin Sung to SOKO's Board of Directors as an independent director and Chairman of SOKO's Audit Committee.
Sung will replace Gideon Kory, who is resigning from SOKO's Board of Directors to pursue other interests. The appointment of Sung and resignation of Kory will be effective as of October 6, 2010, which is intended to provide time for a smooth transition of duties.
Sung is presently chief financial officer and deputy chief executive officer of Linktone, Ltd. He has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting management, business development, as well as investor relations both in the United States and China. He originally joined Linktone in June 2005. From April 2008 until May 2009, Sung was president and chief financial officer of China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. Prior to this position, he was Linktone's chief financial officer and a Director of the Board as well as Interim CEO since 2006. Sung is a certified public accountant and has a Bachelor of Science degree from William Paterson University and a Master of Business Administration degree from American InterContinental University.