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Chan Sui-kau
The Honourable
Chan Sui-kau
GBM, GBS, OBE, JP
Chairman of YGM Group

1949[1] - 2018
Office established
Personal details
Born (1926-10-22)22 October 1926[2]
Dongguan, Guangdong, Republic of China
Died 27 March 2018(2018-03-27) (aged 91)
Hong Kong
Nationality Hong Kong Chinese
Chan Sui-kau
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Chan Sui-kau, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP[3][4] (Chinese: ; 22 October 1926 in Dongguan, Guangdong - 27 March 2018[5][6])[2][4] was a Hong Kong industrialist and philanthropist who is the founder of Yangtzekiang Garment Limited and the YGM Group.[7] Due to his contributions on Hong Kong's garment and textile industry, he is nicknamed the "King of Hong Kong's Garment Industry" (Chinese: ) by the media.[2][8] Besides serving in the garment industry, Chan, as a pro-Beijing entrepreneur, maintained good relations with the Chinese government, and was appointed as a National Committee Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference representing Hong Kong, serving in that post from 1993 to 2003.[7]

Chan held Honorary Doctorates from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City University of Hong Kong.[7] The Chan Sui Kau and Chan Lam Moon Chun Hall in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a sports rehabilitation centre in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is named after him.[9] Chan was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal, the highest award under the Hong Kong honours and awards system on July 1, 2008.[10]

Awards

References

  1. ^ "Company Overview - Our History". Hong Kong: YGM Trading Limited. Retrieved 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c (in Chinese). Baidu. Retrieved 2014. 
  3. ^ "Recipients of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Honours and Awards Grand Bauhinia Medal (G.B.M.)". Hong Kong: Hong Kong Government. 2008. Retrieved 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Dr Chan Sui-kau, GBM, GBS, OBE, DBA (Hon), DSSc (Hon), JP" (PDF). Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2014. 
  5. ^ http://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/news/20180327/bkn-20180327214642220-0327_00822_001.html
  6. ^ https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20180328/20345054
  7. ^ a b c d "HKU Honorary University Fellows". The University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2014. 
  8. ^ ?-?- (in Chinese). China: Etwarm.com. 23 February 2011. Retrieved 2014. 
  9. ^ Dr Chan Sui-kau Honoured Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  10. ^ "HKSAR PRECEDENCE LIST" (PDF). Hong Kong: HKSAR Government. August 2014. Retrieved 2014. 

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