Executives
Mr. Douglas C. K. Woo, JP Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. Stephen T. H. Ng Deputy Chairman
Mr. Stewart C. K. Leung Vice Chairman
Mr. Paul Y. C. Tsui Executive Director & Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ricky K. Y. Wong Executive Director
 
Non-Executive Director
Mrs. Mignonne Cheng
 
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Kenneth W. S. Ting, SBS, JP
Mr. Glenn S. Yee
Mr. Alan H. Smith, JP
Mr. Tak Hay Chau, GBS
Mr. Richard Y. S. Tang, SBS, JP
Ms. Nancy S. L. Tse, JP
Mr. Winston K. W. Leong
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Douglas C K WOO, JP, Chairman & Managing Director

Mr Woo has been Chairman of the Company since 2014 and a Director and Managing Director since 2013. He is Chairman and member of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is also Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Wheelock Properties Limited ("WPL") and a director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company.

Mr Woo is a government-appointed Alternative Representative of Hong Kong, China to the APEC Business Advisory Council; a Non-official member of the Development Bureau's Land and Development Advisory Committee and a member of the Land Sub-Committee; chairman of the Environment and Conservation Fund; a director and Executive Committee member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong ("REDA"); General Committee member, chairman of the Real Estate & Infrastructure Committee and member of the Economic Policy Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce ("HKGCC"); and Patron of Project WeCan. Mr Woo is also a member of the Beijing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ("CPPCC") and a member of the All-China Youth Federation. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2016.

Mr Woo holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from Princeton University in USA and a Master of Business Administration degree (EMBA Program) from The HKUST Business School and The Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong).

 


Stephen T H NG, Deputy Chairman

Mr Ng has been a Director of the Company since 1988 and became Deputy Chairman in 1995. He is Chairman and Managing Director of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited ("WHL") and Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited ("Wharf REIC"), as well as Chairman of Harbour Centre Development Limited ("HCDL"), all of which publicly listed subsidiaries of the Company. Furthermore, he is non-executive chairman of publicly listed Joyce Boutique Holdings Limited ("JBHL"), and a non-executive director of Hotel Properties Limited (a publicly listed associate of the Company). Mr Ng formerly served as chairman and chief executive officer of publicly listed i-CABLE Communications Limited ("i-CABLE") until his resignation in September 2017 and also as a non-executive director of Greentown China Holdings Limited ("Greentown") until his resignation on 27 March 2015.

Mr Ng was born in Hong Kong in 1952 and grew up in Hong Kong. He attended Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA and the University of Bonn, Germany, from 1971 to 1975, and graduated with a major in mathematics. He is the vice chairman of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong and a council member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

 


Stewart C K LEUNG, Vice Chairman

Mr Leung has been Vice Chairman of the Company since 2012. He is currently the Chairman of WPL and Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited ("WPHK"), both being wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Leung has extensive experience in property development, construction, management and related businesses in Hong Kong. He was formerly a director of two publicly listed companies, namely, New World Development Company Limited and New World China Land Limited. He is currently the chairman of the Executive Committee of REDA.

 


Paul Y C TSUI, Executive Director & Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr Tsui, FCCA, FCPA, FCMA, CGMA, CPA, CGA, has been a Director of the Company since 1998. He became Executive Director of the Company in 2003 and is currently also Group Chief Financial Officer. He is a Vice Chairman and Group Chief Financial Officer of WHL; a Vice Chairman and an Executive Director of Wharf REIC; as well as a Vice Chairman of WPL and a Director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Tsui is also a Director of JBHL. He formerly served as a Director of HCDL and WPSL until his resignations in August 2015; as a director of i-CABLE until his resignation in September 2017; and also as a non-executive director of Greentown until his resignation in July 2015. Mr Tsui is currently a general committee member of the EFHK and chairman of EFHK's Property & Construction functional group.

 


Ricky K Y WONG, Executive Director

Mr Wong has been a Director of the Company since 2010 and became an Executive Director in January 2018. He joined the Group in 1989 and is currently the Managing Director of WPL and WPHKL, as well as a Director of certain other subsidiaries of the Company. He is presently responsible for overseeing the property development and related business of the Group in Hong Kong. Mr Wong is currently a member of EFHK's General Committee. He is also a member of the Legal Sub-committee of REDA, a director of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, a fellow member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a board member of Estate Agents Authority.

Mr Wong was an associate member of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") Central Policy Unit from 2013 to June 2017. Mr Wong is currently the chairman of the Advisory Committee on Enhancing Self-reliance through District Partnership (ESR) Programme of the Home Affairs Department (July 2018 to June 2020) and a co-opted member of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) Applied Learning Subject Committee of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (September 2015 to August 2018). Mr Wong graduated from University of Wisconsin in the US with a Master Degree in Business Administration.

 


Mignonne CHENG, Director

Mrs Cheng has been a Non-executive Director of the Company since 2012. Mrs Cheng, a seasoned banker, has amassed over 35 years of experience in the financial sector with over 25 years in senior management positions in corporate and commercial banking as well as investment banking. She joined BNP Paribas in 1990 and has held various senior positions in BNP Paribas group in the past 27 years. Mrs Cheng is currently the chairman of BNP Paribas Wealth Management for Asia Pacific and a member of the executive committee of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, since the appointment in 2010.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Mrs Cheng was with Chase Manhattan Bank Hong Kong Branch for 18 years, where she took up various positions both on the control and on the operational sides. Mrs Cheng was a member of the Banking Advisory Committee chaired by the Financial Secretary of the Government of HKSAR, and also served as a member of The Consultative Committee of the Basic Law of the HKSAR between 1985 and 1989 when the Basic Law was being drafted.

In October 2006, Mrs Cheng was granted the "Top 100 Outstanding Women in Greater China Award" by The Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association. In October 2007, Mrs Cheng was decorated "Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite", a French national award, and subsequently "Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur" in May 2012. In August 2011, Mrs Cheng was honored as Top 20 Women in Finance by FinanceAsia. Mrs Cheng was granted the "Private Banker of the Year-Hong Kong" by The Asset in September 2015 and "Outstanding Private Banker-Asia Pacific 2016" by Private Banker International in October 2016.

 


Kenneth W S TING, SBS, JP, Director

Mr Ting has been an INED of the Company since 2003. He also serves as a member and Chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. Mr Ting is the chairman and managing director of publicly listed Kader Holdings Company Limited and chairman of Kader Industrial Company Limited. He is also an INED of publicly listed Cheuk Nang (Holdings) Limited. Mr Ting currently serves as the honorary president of HK Wuxi Trade Association Limited, the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong and the Toys Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong Limited, and also the Honorary Life President of Hong Kong Plastics Manufacturers' Association Limited.

Mr Ting also serves as a member of a number of other trade organisations and public committees such as HKGCC. He is also a Life Honorary Court member of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Court. He was formerly a member of the Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the CPPCC.

 


Glenn S YEE, Director

Mr Yee has been an INED of the Company since 2010. He also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr Yee is the founder, managing director and chairman of Pacific Can China Holdings Limited ("Pacific Can"), which is one of the leading beverage can manufacturers in China. Mr Yee obtained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute ("WPI") in Massachusetts, and an MBA Degree from Columbia University in New York. He started his career in General Electric Company in New York and later on joined Continental Can Company in Stamford, Connecticut. Mr Yee held senior positions in Marketing and Finance areas and was made managing director of Continental Can Hong Kong Ltd. in 1988. He resigned in 1991 and subsequently started Pacific Can. Mr Yee is a member of the Board of Trustees at WPI.

 


Alan H SMITH, JP, Director

Mr Smith has been an INED of the Company since 2012. He also serves as a member and Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee, and a member of the Company's Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He was the vice chairman, Pacific Region, of Credit Suisse First Boston ("CSFB"), a leading global investment bank from 1997 until he retired in December 2001. Prior to joining CSFB, he was chief executive of the Jardine Fleming group from 1983 to 1994 and was chairman of the Jardine Fleming group from 1994 to 1996. Mr Smith has over 27 years of investment banking experience in Asia. He was elected a council member of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") on two occasions. He was a member of the Economic Advisory Committee of the Government of HKSAR, and had for 10 years been a member of the Hong Kong Government's Standing Committee on Company Law Reform. He was a trustee of the Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme from 2002 to 2014.

Mr Smith graduated with an LLB (Honours) degree from Bristol University, England in 1964, and was admitted as a solicitor in England in 1967 and in Hong Kong in 1970. Mr Smith is also a director of Genting Hong Kong Limited and Guangdong Land Holdings Limited, which are both listed on the Stock Exchange.

Mr Smith was a director of Noble Group Limited, which is listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, until he resigned from the office on 14 April 2016. He was also a director of American Indochina Resorts Limited, a private company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands which owned Nam Hai Resort in Danang, Vietnam, until his resignation on 16 May 2016.

 


Tak Hay CHAU, GBS, Director

Mr Chau has been an Independent Non-executive Director ("INED") of the Company since 2012. He graduated from The University of Hong Kong in 1967. Mr Chau served in a number of principal official positions in the Hong Kong Government between 1988 and 2002, including Secretary for Commerce and Industry, Secretary for Broadcasting, Culture and Sport, and Secretary for Health and Welfare. Mr Chau was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of HKSAR in 2002. He is an INED of two companies publicly listed in Hong Kong, namely, SJM Holdings Limited and Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited.

 


Richard Y S TANG, SBS, JP, Director

Mr Tang, BSc, MBA, has been an INED of the Company since 2012. He is an MBA graduate from the University of Santa Clara, California, USA and a holder of Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Menlo College, California, USA. Mr Tang is currently chairman and managing director of Richcom Company Limited. He is also chairman of King Fook Holdings Limited, an executive director of Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited and an INED of Hang Seng Bank Limited; all three companies are publicly listed on the Stock Exchange. Furthermore, he is a director of various private business enterprises and an advisor of Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund.

 


Nancy S L TSE, JP, Director

Ms Tse, FCPA (HKICPA), CPA, CA (Canada), has been an INED of the Company since 2013. She also serves as a member of the Company's Audit Committee. Ms Tse is currently an INED of Link Asset Management Limited (as manager of Link Real Estate Investment Trust, a publicly listed company in Hong Kong), DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and HSBC Provident Fund Trustee (Hong Kong) Limited. She has also served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Prince Philip Dental Hospital since 1 August 2017. Ms Tse obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Mathematics and Master of Business Administration degree in Finance/Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles, United States; and qualified as Chartered Accountant in Toronto, Canada. She was the Chief Financial Officer and Director (Finance and Information Technology Services) of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority ("HA") until her retirement at the end of August 2013. She joined the HA in 1991 when it was established. She is an Adjunct Professor of The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She also serves as a member of Audit Committee of The University of Hong Kong and sits on the boards and committees of a number of other charitable organisations and non-government organisations.

 


Winston K W LEONG, Director

Mr Leong has been an INED of the Company since 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and law from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia. He qualified to practise law in England & Wales, New York State and the Province of British Columbia, Canada, before working in investment banking and then management of private equity funds for investment in the Asia Pacific region. During the course of his career, he has worked in London, Vancouver, New York as well as Hong Kong. Mr Leong is currently a director of various private business enterprises.