Dr William Kwok Lun Fung, SBS, OBE, JP
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed to the Board in January 2011, Dr Fung is the Group Deputy Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong based multinational which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Convenience Retail Asia Limited and the Executive Chairman of Global Brands Group Holding Limited (In Liquidation) until June 2022, both are publicly listed companies within the Fung Group. Dr Fung is an Independent Non-Executive Director of VTech Holdings Limited and Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited. Dr Fung has diversified industry experience, and has provided valuable insight and advice to the Board since his appointment in 2011.
In particular, Dr Fung’s strong retail background, including his previous role as the Group Chairman at Li & Fung Limited, has enabled him to offer insight on luxury retail and the group’s investment in Turkey, in addition to general management and risk management matters. He was a Hong Kong SAR delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from 1998 to 2003. Dr Fung graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He also holds an MBA degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He was awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees of Business Administration from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Baptist University and Honorary Doctorate degree of Letters from Wawasan Open University of Malaysia. He is 73 years old.
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