(Independent Board Member Candidate)
He received his bachelor and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University. He was the 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 to February 2013), Chairman (July 2008-June 2010) and Honorary Chairman (July 2010-June 2013) of the International Chamber of Commerce, and a member of WTO Panel on Defining the Future of Trade. Dr. Fung is the Group Chairman of the Fung Group (formerly known as the Li & Fung Group), a Hong Kong-based multinational which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing. They include publicly-listed Li & Fung Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited. Dr Fung is Founding Chairman of the Fung Global Institute, an independent, non-profit think-tank based in Hong Kong. He is also a member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a Vice Chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges and a member of the Economic Development Commission of the Hong Kong Government. Dr. Fung is an independent non-executive Director of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited in Hong Kong, and China Petrochemical Corporation in the People’s Republic of China. He is also Chairman of the Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA). He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2003 and Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010 for distinguished service to the community. Kwok Victor Fung, member of the Board of Directors since 2011, has the qualifications of independent member according to CMB Corporate Governance Principles. He has not been employed by Koç Holding or its subsidiaries in the last five years. He does not have any relationship with the top management of Koç Holding, direct or indirect share in Koç Holding’s capital, any commercial relationship with Koç Holding and with its subsidiaries, and he is not an employee representative.