Raymond Kwok

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Raymond Kwok Ping Luen
Chinese: 郭炳聯; pinyin: Guo Bing Lian
Born 1952 (age 61–62)
Hong Kong
Residence Hong Kong
Education Cambridge University (B.S.)
Harvard Business School (M.B.A.)
Occupation Joint-chairman & managing director of Sun Hung Kai Properties
Net worth US$ 17.0 billion (with brothers, as of March 2010)[1]
Parents Kwok Tak Seng (father)
Kwong Siu-hing (mother)
Relatives Walter, Thomas (brothers)

Raymond Kwok Ping Luen JP (born in 1952 in Hong Kong with family roots in Zhongshan, Guangdong, China) is the joint-chairman and managing director of Sun Hung Kai Properties, the largest property developer in Hong Kong. He is the chairman of SUNeVision Holdings Ltd. and SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited. He is the youngest son of Kwok Tak Seng, and the youngest brother of Walter Kwok, and Thomas Kwok, another joint-chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties.

Wealth[edit]

The Kwok brothers are the third wealthiest people in Hong Kong and Greater China Region, just after Li Ka Shing and Lee Shau Kee. Their combined wealth is estimated to be US$17 billion in Forbes' 2011 list of billionaires. [2]

Education[edit]

Raymond holds a law degree from Cambridge University, an MBA from Harvard University, an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from the Open University of Hong Kong and an Honorary Doctorate in Laws from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.[3]

Scandal[edit]

In March 2012, Raymond Kwok and Thomas Kwok were arrested on bribery charges.[4][5]

In March 2013, Thomas and Raymond Kwok pleaded not guilty to corruption charges involving payments and loans to Hong Kong’s former No. 2 official Rafael Hui. [6]

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