William Fung

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William Fung
Born 1949
Hong Kong
Nationality Chinese/American
Alma mater Princeton University
Occupation businessman
Relatives Victor Fung - brother

Dr. William Fung Kwok Lun, BSE, OBE, JP (Chinese: 馮國綸) (born 1949 in Hong Kong with family roots in Heshan, Guangdong) is a Hong Kong entrepreneur who is the group managing director of Li & Fung Group, one of the largest trading companies in Hong Kong, as well as an alumnus and trustee of Princeton University.

Fung is one of two sons of Fung Hon-chu, former head of Li & Fung and grandson of Fung Pak Liu, founder of the family firm. He is the younger brother of Dr. Victor Fung Kwok King, the chairman of the group. Fung is also non-executive director of HSBC Holdings and an independent non-executive director of CLP Holdings Limited, VTech Holdings Limited, Shui On Land Limited and Singapore Airlines.[1]

Princeton University[edit]

Fung attended Princeton University in its class of 1970, majoring in electrical engineering. Since graduating, he has remained active at the university; there is a "Fung Scholarship" endowed in his name. In 2009, he was appointed to the university's board of trustees.[2]

Personal[edit]

Fung is married with three children and like his brother Victor hold American citizenship.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. William K. Fung
  2. ^ Fairsmith, Christine, "Princeton names William Fung '70 to Board of Trustees", university news page, August 31, 2009.
  3. ^ http://www.forbes.com/lists/2010/10 /billionaires-2010_Victor-Fung-family_OA08.html

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