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 the chairman of the Executive Committee and Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration 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, and the chairman and non-executive director of FSE Lifestyle Services Limited and i-CABLE Communications Limited, all of them are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was a non-executive director of DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited and the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited up to his resignation on 19 March 2021 and 13 May 2021 respectively, both are listed public companies in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng is a director and honorary chairman of New World China Land 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, Ms. Cheng Chi-Man, Sonia and Mr. Cheng Chi-Ming, Brian, 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.