A profile of the new owners of Wigan Athletic Football Club, International Entertainment Corporation.
- Find out more about the new owners of Wigan Athletic Football Club, International Entertainment Corporation (IEC)
- Hong Kong-based International Entertainment Corporation formally completed their takeover of Wigan Athletic on Wednesday 7 November 2018
- IEC are a Public Limited Company principally based in Hong Kong with a diverse range of business interests, including hotel operations and leasing of properties across Asia
Hong Kong-based International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) formally completed their takeover of Wigan Athletic on Wednesday 7 November 2018, following EFL and shareholder approval.
The primary activities of IEC are hotel operations and leasing of properties for casino and ancillary leisure and entertainment operations. The Hotel Group of IEC is the owner of deluxe hotel, AG New World Manila Bay Hotel, in Metro Manila, the Philippines, which consists of a 32-floor luxury hotel tower with over 370 guest rooms and gaming facilities.
Dr. Choi Chiu Fai Stanley has been IEC’s Chairman since June 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry and has experience in overseeing business development, financial services and merger and acquisition projects.
Yan Min Zhang has been the CEO of IEC since July, having initially joined as an executive director in May 2017. He has over 28 years' experience in commercial development, investment and business management.