Dr. Cheng Kar-Shun, Henry GBM, GBS
Appointed as Director in October 1972, Executive Director in 1973, became Managing Director from 1989 and Chairman from March 2012. Dr. Cheng is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the chairman of the Nomination Committee and Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. Dr. Cheng is the chairman and executive director of NWS Holdings Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and FSE Services Group Limited, the vice-chairman and non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited, and a non-executive director of DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited, all of them are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was the chairman and executive director of International Entertainment Corporation up to his resignation on 10 June 2017, an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited up to his resignation on 31 March 2018 and retirement on 10 May 2018 respectively, the chairman and non-executive director of Newton Resources Ltd up to his resignation on 9 April 2018 and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited up to his retirement on 11 June 2019, all of them are listed pubic companies in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng is the chairman and managing director of New World China Land Limited, the chairman of New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is a director of Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, all of them are substantial shareholders of the Company. Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation. He was a Standing Committee Member of the Twelfth Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of The People’s Republic of China. Dr. Cheng was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2001 and 2017 respectively by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Dr. Cheng is the father of Dr. Cheng Chi-Kong, Adrian and Ms. Cheng Chi-Man, Sonia, the brother-in-law of Mr. Doo Wai-Hoi, William, the brother of Mr. Cheng Kar-Shing, Peter and the uncle of Mr. Cheng Chi-Heng.