Gov't to Open Privacy Commissioner Search Soon
The government announced Thursday that it will soon conduct an open recruitment exercise for the next privacy commissioner. Current commissioner Roderick Woo this week announced that he will not seek another term when his comes to a close on July 31. "A selection board will consider the candidates and recommend the most suitable candidate to the chief executive," according to the government's statement. The selection board comprises academics, government officials and others. The Hong Kong privacy commissioner serves a five-year term.