Board of Directors
Chairman and a Non-executive Director of the Company from listing in July 2014, responsible for giving strategic advice and guidance on the business and operations of the Group. Group Non-executive Chairman of Li & Fung Limited (delisted on 27 May 2020) until October 2020 and a non-executive director of Convenience Retail Asia Limited, both companies within the Fung Group. A director of King Lun Holdings Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fung Holdings (1937) Limited, substantial shareholders of the Company. An independent non-executive director of VTech Holdings Limited, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. Formerly, a non-executive director of Trinity Limited (2006–April 2018), an independent non-executive director of Shui On Land Limited (2006–31 May 2019). Graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and from the Harvard Graduate School of Business with an MBA degree. Degrees of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, were conferred by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and by Hong Kong Baptist University. Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, was conferred by Wawasan Open University of Malaysia. Past Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (1994–1996), The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (1989–1991) and the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (1993–2002). Hong Kong Special Administrative Region delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (1998–2003). Awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2008.
Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Company since October 2018, leading the businesses of the Group. Previously, an Executive Director of LF Americas, overseeing the wholesale and distribution business in the US. Board member of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, Delivering Good and Member of the Board of Governors of Parsons.
An Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from listing in July 2014, responsible for giving independent strategic advice and guidance to the Group. Previously served as the Deputy Chairman of HSBC Investment Bank PLC and a director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in Hong Kong. An independent non-executive director of Li & Fung Limited from 1992 to June 2017. Retired as the Chairman of PureCircle Ltd on 30 November 2018.
An Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from listing in July 2014, responsible for giving independent strategic advice and guidance to the Group. President and Chief Executive Officer of SHL Global Advisors LLC, an investment and advisory firm which Mr Long founded in 2007 and a founding partner of Ansera Capital Partners, a private investment firm. A director of Gold Group Enterprises, Inc. in the United States and Moving Media Group, Inc. in Canada. Formerly, a Trustee Emeritus of the Asia Society (New York) and a trustee of the Japan Society (New York). Previously worked for Citigroup for more than 35 years, including President and the Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup International, and Chief Executive Officer of Corporate and Investment Banking of Citigroup in Asia. Previously served on numerous boards including Citibank N.A., Nikko Cordial Corporation in Japan, Citibank (China) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank in China.
An Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from listing in July 2014, responsible for giving independent strategic advice and guidance to the Group. Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, a major property owner and developer in Lan Kwai Fong, one of Hong Kong’s popular tourist attractions and entertainment districts. Non-executive Chairman and an independent non-executive director of Wynn Macau, Limited, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. A non-executive director of Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and an independent non-executive director of each of Fosun Tourism Group, Sino Land Company Limited, Television Broadcasts Limited and Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited, which are all listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Board member of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund Limited of Alibaba Group Holding Limited and The “Star” Ferry Company, Limited. A member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the Council of Governors of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and a member of the Asian Advisory Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario. Formerly, Chairman of Colby International Limited until 2000 when Colby was acquired by Li & Fung Limited, Chairman of Hong Kong Ocean Park until June 2014 and a Member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority until 2016. Currently, the Chairman of the Commercial Letting Panel of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 2004. Degrees of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, were conferred by City University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2012, and by The Open University of Hong Kong in 2019.
An Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from listing in July 2014, responsible for giving independent strategic advice and guidance to the Group. The founder and a director of ALPS Advisory (HK) Limited since 2003. Formerly, the Managing Director and then Chairman of Julius Baer Investment Advisory (Asia) Limited until 2003. Previously held various senior positions with Citibank NA Hong Kong and Bank of America. Graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Distinction in 1976. Received Chartered Accountant qualification in Canada in 1979 and qualification with the Hong Kong Society of Accountants in 1980.
An Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since January 2016, responsible for giving independent strategic advice and guidance to the Group. An independent non-executive director of PureCircle Ltd, a producer of natural food ingredients, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The founder of AMS Design Inc., an international fashion consultancy, since 1992. Currently holds a number of consulting positions, including Value Retail, Plc.. Formerly developed and managed some of the most influential global brands today, including Banana Republic, Donna Karan and Lucky Brand Jeans. Also a founding member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and a member of The Circle, a charitable organization set up by Annie Lennox and Oxfam. Formerly lectured at St. Martins College and developed courses for Polimoda International Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing in Italy. Graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science and Arts degree.