Ryan Mai

President, Otis Elevator Company, South Asia Pacific

Ryan Mai was appointed President of Otis Elevator – South Asia Pacific region in December 2015. He is responsible for operations in the India sub-continent, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand. He is also a member of the Otis Executive Committee.

Previously he served as President of United Technologies – Building & Industrial Systems Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau region, which includes the world-class brands of Otis Elevators & Escalators, Carrier Heating and Air Conditioning Systems, and Chubb Fire and Security.

Ryan joined Otis Elevator Company in 1989 in the United States upon graduation from Washington State University’s Mechanical Engineering program.  He later received an MBA from the Pacific Lutheran University, USA with support from the United Technologies’ Employee Scholar Program.  Ryan served as Area Director of Otis Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau from 2011 to 2013.  Prior to moving to Hong Kong, he was Area Director of the South East Asia region with overall leadership responsibility for operations in Singapore, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.  Ryan received the UTC Chairman’s Award in 2014.

Ryan was a past President of the Building Owners & Managers Association in Washington State, USA.  He was also a member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council and served on the Executive Committee and Board of Governors of the Hong Kong American Chamber of Commerce.  He was most recently elected Vice Chairman by the Board.