Marvin Cheung

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Marvin Cheung
張建東
Member of the Legislative Council
In office
9 October 1991 – 31 July 1995
Appointed by David Wilson
Personal details
Born Marvin Cheung Kin-tung
(1947-08-21)21 August 1947
Hong Kong
Died 13 September 2014(2014-09-13) (aged 67)
Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
Spouse(s) Sabrina Cheung
Children 2
Alma mater St. Paul's Co-educational College
Occupation Accountant

Marvin Cheung Kin-tung, GBS OBE JP (traditional Chinese: 張建東; simplified Chinese: 张建东; pinyin: Zhāng Jiàndōng; Jyutping: zoeng1 gin3 dung1, 20 November 1947 – 13 September 2014) was a Non-official Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong. He also held the position of Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong and was a Council Member of the Open University of Hong Kong.

Cheung was born and educated in Hong Kong and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom gaining honours in all parts of his professional examinations. In 2008 he was appointed by the Chief Executive to succeed Victor Fung as Chairman of the Airport Authority. In 2009 he became the non-executive director of HSBC Holdings. At the time of his death, he was also a non-executive Director of Hang Seng Bank, HKR International, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and Sun Hung Kai Properties. Additionally, he represented Hong Kong on the Trustees Reviews Committee of the International Accounting Standards Board.[citation needed]

Cheung was a member of the Legislative Council, the Urban Council and District Boards. He also served as chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, Chairman of the Estate Agents Authority and Vice Chairman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Advisory Board, as well as Member of the Board of Inland Revenue, the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform, the Town Planning Board, the Consumer Council, the Council for the Performing Arts and other public service positions.[citation needed]

Cheung was conferred the Silver Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR in 2000 and later was elevated to Gold Bauhinia Star in 2008. He was also awarded an OBE by the Hong Kong government in 1994. He was awarded a Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa, by Hong Kong Baptist University in 2003.[citation needed]

Accountancy[edit]

By trade he was a Certified Public Accountant. He retired in 2003 as the chairman and CEO of KPMG Hong Kong and China. He held fellowships in both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, as well as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

He attended St Paul's Co-Educational College in Hong Kong. He was awarded the honorary doctorate of Business Administration by Hong Kong Baptist University in 2003.[citation needed]

Affiliations[edit]

  • Member of the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Member of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council
  • Member of Operations Review Committee of ICAC
  • Member of the Witness Protection Review Board
  • Hon. Treasurer and Council Member of St. Paul's Co-Educational College
  • Hon. Treasurer and Council Member of St. Stephen's Girls' College
  • Board member of the Hong Kong International Film Society Ltd.

External links[edit]

  • Profile Asia-Pacific Corporate Governance Conference, hkbu.edu.hk; accessed 14 September 2014.
  • [1] Hong Kong Executive/Marvin Cheung biodata], ceo.gov.hk; accessed 14 September 2014.
  • [2] Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong website; accessed 14 September 2014.
  • [3] Tribute to Cheung from the Open University], ouhk.edu.hk; accessed 14 September 2014.
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Peter Kwong
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star
Hong Kong order of precedence
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star
Succeeded by
Eddy Fong
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star