Success Universe Group


    Success Universe Group Limited (formerly known as Macau Success Limited, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) is a listed company that its shares are traded on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “00487”. The principal businesses and investments of the Group include travel and entertainment-related business, providing a technology services platform and related technical support for sports and welfare lottery businesses as well as providing lottery sales agency services in the People’s Republic of China, and the investment project of Ponte 16. Altogether, the Group businesses create tremendous synergies and lay down a strong foundation for the continuous success.


    Hoffman Ma, Dr

    Dr. Hoffman Ma is the Deputy Chairman and executive director of Success Universe Group Limited (SEHK StockCode: 00487). He holds the leading role in strategic development and business operations management of the company, which focuses on travel, cruise as well as gaming and entertainment businesses. Dr. Ma also acts as the Deputy CEO of Pier 16 - Resort Hotel Management Limited, an associate of Success Universe, and is responsible for the development and marketing of Ponte 16, a world-class integrated casino-entertainment resort in Macau. With a strategic vision and commitment to cultural innovation, Dr. Ma actively transformed Ponte 16 into a premier resort destination infused with exclusive Hollywood cultural elements and local heritage. The innovative set up of the first Michael Jackson (“MJ”) gallery in Asia, “MJ Gallery at Ponte 16”, in an area that combines the ambience and nostalgia of Macau’s bygone era is more than merely a place dedicated to the great entertainer, but also a significant contribution in promoting the cultural exchange between the East and West. Dr. Ma was accredited as one of the "10 Most Innovative Leaders of China Enterprises" and "Outstanding and Innovative Entrepreneur in China" in Year 2010 by "Chinese Association of Productivity Science", and“Outstanding Entrepreneur of China” in Year 2011 by “China Economy Trading Promotion Agency”.

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