March 12, 1911|
Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
|Died||October 30, 1990
Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest|
|Other names||Chinese: 郭得勝|
|Known for||Sun Hung Kai Properties|
|Spouse(s)||First: Wong Sau-king
Second: Kwong Siu-hing
|Children||Son: Walter, Thomas and Raymond
Daughter: Kwok Yin-ping, Kwok Yuen-kwan and Kwok Yuen-yee
Kwok Tak-Seng OBE (simplified Chinese: 郭得胜; traditional Chinese: 郭得勝; pinyin: Guō Déshèng; Jyutping: Kwok Tak1 Seng1) (March 12, 1911 – October 30, 1990) was a Chinese entrepreneur and the founder of Sun Hung Kai Properties, the largest property developer in Hong Kong.
Kwok Tak-Seng was born in Zhongshan, Guangdong, China. He emigrated to Hong Kong after World War II. He partnered with Fung King Hey and Lee Shau Kee to establish Sun Hung Kai Properties in 1958. SHK Properties was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and soon became one of the top companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by market capitalisation.
He was appointed OBE in the 1986 Birthday Honours.
Kwok died of a heart attack on 30 October 1990 at the age of 79. He was succeeded as chairman of Sun Hung Kai by his eldest son, Walter. In 2008, after a very public intra-family tussle, his wife Kwong Siu-hing became chairman.