Directors' Biographical Details
Executive Directors Non-executive Directors Independent Non-executive Directors


HUTCHISON WHAMPOA LIMITED
(the "Company")

  • LI Ka-shing, GBM, KBE, Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur, Grand Officer of the Order Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Commandeur de l’Ordre de Léopold, aged 86, has been an Executive Director and Chairman of the Company since 1979 and 1981 respectively. He has been a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company since March 2005. He is the founder and chairman of Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited (“Cheung Kong”), a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (the “SFO”), and chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation Limited, Li Ka Shing (Overseas) Foundation and Li Ka Shing (Canada) Foundation. He has been engaged in many major commercial developments in Hong Kong for more than 60 years. Mr Li served as a member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Basic Law Drafting Committee, Hong Kong Affairs Adviser and the Preparatory Committee for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is also an Honorary Citizen of a number of cities on the Mainland and overseas. Mr Li is a keen supporter of community service organisations, and has served as honorary chairman of many such groups over the years. Mr Li has received Honorary Doctorates from Peking University, The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, The Open University of Hong Kong, University of Calgary in Canada and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. Mr Li has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Millennium, the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and The Berkeley Medal. He is the recipient of many other major honors and awards from renowned institutions on the Mainland and abroad. Mr Li Ka-shing is the father of Mr Li Tzar Kuoi, Victor, Deputy Chairman of the Company, and the brother-in-law of Mr Kam Hing Lam, Executive Director of the Company.
  • LI Tzar Kuoi, Victor, aged 49, has been an Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Company since 1995 and 1999 respectively. He is managing director, deputy chairman and chairman of executive committee of Cheung Kong, a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO, chairman of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited (“CKI”) and CK Life Sciences Int’l., (Holdings) Inc. (“CKLS”), co-chairman of Husky Energy Inc. (“Husky Energy”) and a non-executive director of Power Assets Holdings Limited (“Power Assets”). Mr Li is also deputy chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation Limited, Li Ka Shing (Overseas) Foundation and Li Ka Shing (Canada) Foundation and a director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. In addition, he is a director of Li Ka‑shing Unity Trustee Company Limited (“TUT1”) as trustee of The Li Ka-shing Unity Trust (“UT1”), Li Ka‑shing Unity Trustee Corporation Limited (“TDT1”) as trustee of The Li Ka-shing Unity Discretionary Trust (“DT1”) and Li Ka-shing Unity Trustcorp Limited (“TDT2”) as trustee of another discretionary trust (“DT2”). He is also a director of Continental Realty Limited (“CRL”), Honourable Holdings Limited (“HHL”), Winbo Power Limited (“WPL”), Polycourt Limited (“PL”) and Well Karin Limited (“WKL”). TUT1, TDT1, TDT2 and CRL are substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO and HHL, WPL, PL and WKL are companies which have interests in the shares of the Company which would fall to be disclosed to the Company under the provisions of Divisions 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO. Mr Li serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. He is also a member of the Council for Sustainable Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and vice chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Mr Li is the Honorary Consul of Barbados in Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering and an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LL.D.).  Mr Li Tzar Kuoi, Victor is a son of Mr Li Ka-shing, Chairman of the Company, and a nephew of Mr Kam Hing Lam, Executive Director of the Company.
  • FOK Kin Ning, Canning, aged 62, has been an Executive Director and Group Managing Director of the Company since 1984 and 1993 respectively. He is chairman of Hutchison Harbour Ring Limited (“HHR”), Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (“HTHKH”), Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited (“HTAL”), Hutchison Port Holdings Management Pte. Limited (“HPH Management”) as the trustee-manager of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (“HPH Trust”), Power Assets, HK Electric Investments Manager Limited (“HKEIML”) as the trustee-manager of HK Electric Investments (“HKEI”), and HK Electric Investments Limited (“HKEIL”) and co-chairman of Husky Energy. He is also deputy chairman of CKI and a non-executive director of Cheung Kong, a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO. Mr Fok is also alternate director to a director of HTHKH. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Diploma in Financial Management, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
  • CHOW WOO Mo Fong, Susan, aged 60, has been an Executive Director and Deputy Group Managing Director of the Company since 1993 and 1998 respectively. She is an executive director of CKI, HHR, HKEIML as the trustee-manager of HKEI, and HKEIL, a non-executive director of HTHKH and a director of HTAL. Mrs Chow is also alternate director to directors of each of CKI, HTAL and TOM Group Limited (“TOM”). She was previously an executive director and alternate director to directors of Power Assets. She is a qualified solicitor and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
  • Frank John SIXT, aged 62, has been an Executive Director and Group Finance Director of the Company since 1991 and 1998 respectively. He is non-executive chairman of TOM. He is also an executive director of CKI, a non-executive director of Cheung Kong, HTHKH, HPH Management as the trustee-manager of HPH Trust, and Power Assets and a director of HTAL and Husky Energy. In addition, he is a director of TUT1 as trustee of UT1, TDT1 as trustee of DT1 and TDT2 as trustee of DT2. Cheung Kong, TUT1, TDT1 and TDT2 are substantial shareholders of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO. He is also alternate director to directors of HTAL. He holds a Master’s degree in Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Law, and is a member of the Bar and of the Law Society of the Provinces of Quebec and Ontario, Canada.
  • LAI Kai Ming, Dominic, aged 61, has been an Executive Director of the Company since 2000. He is also deputy chairman of HHR, a non-executive director of HTHKH and a director of HTAL. He is also alternate director to directors of each of HHR, HTHKH and HTAL. He has over 30 years of management experience in different industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
  • KAM Hing Lam, aged 67, has been an Executive Director of the Company since 1993. He is deputy managing director of Cheung Kong, a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO, and a member of its executive committee, group managing director of CKI and president and chief executive officer of CKLS. He is also chairman and a non-executive director of Hui Xian Asset Management Limited as manager of Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr Kam is an advisor of the 12th Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of the People’s Republic of China. He was previously an executive director of Power Assets. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Mr Kam is the brother-in-law of Mr Li Ka-shing, Chairman of the Company, and the uncle of Mr Li Tzar Kuoi, Victor, Deputy Chairman of the Company.
  • CHENG Hoi Chuen, Vincent, GBS, OBE, JP, aged 66, has been appointed an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 10 July 2014.  He is chairman of the University Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  He is an independent non-executive director of MTR Corporation Limited, Great Eagle Holdings Limited, CLP Holdings Limited, Hui Xian Asset Management Limited as manager of Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust, China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd., Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited and Wing Tai Properties Limited.  Mr Cheng joined The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in 1978 of which he became chief financial officer in 1994, general manager and executive director in 1995 and chairman from 2005 to 2010.  He was also chairman of HSBC Bank (China) Limited from 2007 to 2011, executive director of HSBC Holdings plc from 2008 to 2011 and adviser to the group chief executive of HSBC Holdings plc from 2011 to 2012.    In 2008, Mr Cheng was appointed a member of the National Committee of the 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (“CPPCC”) and a senior adviser to the 11th Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPPCC.  His previous government advisory roles include member of the Executive Council (the Hong Kong government’s highest policy-making body) from 1995 to 1997, Hong Kong Affairs Adviser to the People’s Republic of China from 1994 to 1997 as well as member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Government from 1991 to 1995.  Mr Cheng was awarded the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).   In 2005, Mr Cheng was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for his distinguished community service.  In the same year, Honorary Doctorates of Social Science and of Business Administration were conferred on Mr Cheng by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Open University respectively.  Mr Cheng holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Economics and a Master’s degree of Philosophy in Economics.
  • The Hon Sir Michael David KADOORIE, GBS, Officier de la Légion d’Honneur, Commandeur de l’Ordre de Léopold II, Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, aged 73, has been a Director of the Company since 1995 and is currently an Independent Non-executive Director. He is chairman of CLP Holdings Limited and The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, as well as Heliservices (Hong Kong) Limited. He is also alternate director to a director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited.
  • LEE Wai Mun, Rose, aged 61, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since 2012. She is an executive director, vice-chairman and chief executive of Hang Seng Bank Limited, and chairman and a member of its executive committee and nomination committee respectively. She is also chairman of Hang Seng Bank (China) Limited. In addition, she is group general manager of HSBC Holdings plc, a director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, an independent non-executive director of Swire Pacific Limited, chairman of the board of governors of Hang Seng Management College, chairman of the board of directors of Hang Seng School of Commerce, chairman of the campaign committee and a member of executive committee of The Community Chest of Hong Kong, vice-chairman of the finance professional committee of Guangdong’s Association for Promotion of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hongkong & Macao, vice president of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, second vice president and a board member of The Community Chest of Hong Kong, a member of the court of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a member of the board of trustees of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, a member of the inaugural financial consulting committee for Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen and a member of the financial services advisory committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Ms Lee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
  • LEE Yeh Kwong, Charles, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, aged 78, has been a Non-executive Director of the Company since 18 January 2013. He was an Executive Director of the Company from 27 September 1979 to 11 March 1997. He is also a non-executive director of Cheung Kong, a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO. Mr Lee is chairperson of Hong Kong – Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council and a board member and campaign committee co-chairman of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. Mr Lee was a member of the Council of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) from 1988 to 1991, and chairman of SEHK from 1992 to 1994. He was also chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited from 1999 to April 2006. He held a number of Government appointments, including member of the Executive Council of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government from 1997 to 2002 and from October 2005 to June 2012. Mr Lee is one of the founders of the solicitor’s firm Woo, Kwan, Lee & Lo, a major law firm in Hong Kong. He holds a Master’s degree in law and is a qualified solicitor in both Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the degree of Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa by The University of Hong Kong and The Open University of Hong Kong respectively. He is also a qualified accountant and a chartered secretary.
  • George Colin MAGNUS, OBE, BBS, aged 78, has been a Director of the Company since 1980. He served as Deputy Chairman of the Company from 1984 to 1993, and is currently a Non-executive Director. He is also a non-executive director of Cheung Kong, a substantial shareholder of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO, and of CKI, an independent non-executive director of HKEIML as the trustee-manager of HKEI, and HKEIL and a director (independent) of Husky Energy. He was previously an independent non-executive director of Power Assets. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics.
  • William Elkin MOCATTA, aged 61, has been Alternate Director to The Hon Sir Michael David Kadoorie, an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company, since 1997. He is chairman of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, CLP Properties Limited and Castle Peak Power Company Limited. He is also vice chairman of CLP Holdings Limited and a director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
  • William SHURNIAK, aged 83, has been a Director of the Company since 1984. He was a Non-executive Director of the Company from 1998 to 2011 and is an Independent Non-executive Director since 2011. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is a director (independent) and deputy chairman of Husky Energy. He has broad banking experience and he holds Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, The University of Western Ontario and the University of Regina in Canada. He was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit by the Government of Saskatchewan in 2009 and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan in 2012.
  • WONG Chung Hin, CBE, JP, aged 81, has been a Director of the Company since 1984 and is currently an Independent Non-executive Director. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. In addition, he is an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia, Limited and Power Assets. He is a solicitor.

    (Updated to 31 July 2014)