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Hua Fung Teh named ONE Championship Chairman in China

ONE Championship announced on Aug. 20 that its chief financial officer (CFO) Hua Fung Teh has been named chairman of the company in China, one of its most important markets.

Teh, who joined the company earlier in January will continue to serve as CFO. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and operated F-16 jets as an aviator for the Republic of Singapore Air Force.

“Hua Fung has done incredible work with ONE Championship over the past few months since joining the company,” Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship said in a press release. “His dedication to growing our scale while delivering fans a unique and authentic martial arts experience has changed the game for us. I am proud to announce that he will be taking on more responsibility as Chairman of ONE Championship in China. I have full confidence that he can lead our operations in China and bring it to the next level.”

“I look forward to engaging with our local partners, athletes and fans, and helping our team further grow ONE Championship’s footprint and fan base in the country,” Teh added. “The China market is incredibly important for us, and we are doing everything we can to achieve success. In addition, I have a deep personal affection and respect for China, having spent a lot of time and made many friends there. My late grandparents were also from Southern China, so there is a personal connection for me as well. I am very excited to start working with our amazing partners and team in China.”


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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