Dr. Fung Kwok-King, Victor, GBM, GBS, CBE, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in November 2011 and is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Dr. Fung holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University.
He is group chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong based multinational group which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. They include publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and other privately held entities. He is also honorary chairman of Li & Fung Limited. In addition, Dr. Fung is a member of the board of Koc Holding A.S. (a company listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange). He was an independent non-executive director of China Petrochemical Corporation (PRC) (April 2012-January 2016).
Dr. Fung is chairman of the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong, a new multidisciplinary think-tank to assume and carry forward the mission and operations of Fung Global Institute, of which Dr. Fung was founding chairman (July 2010-June 2015). In public service, Dr. Fung is chairman of the Steering Committee on the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme and an adviser of the Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office of The Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Dr. Fung was also appointed as a member of The Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development on 21 March 2018. Formerly, he was a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (January 2003-January 2018), a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government (January 2013-March 2018), chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991-2000), the Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996-2003), chairman of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (1999-2008), chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong (2001-2009), chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004-2013), a member of the Commission on Strategic Development of the Hong Kong Government (2005-2012), chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") (2008-2010), a member of WTO Panel on Defining the Future of Trade (2012-2013) and a vice chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (2009-2014). The Government of Hong Kong awarded Dr. Fung the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2003 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010 for his distinguished service to the community in Hong Kong.