Lee Quo-wei

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The Honourable
Sir Quo-wei Lee
Executive Chairman of Hang Seng Bank
In office
Chancellor of Hang Seng School of Commerce
In office
Succeeded by Au Siu-kee
Personal details
Born (1918-08-05)5 August 1918
Macau, Portuguese Empire
Died 10 August 2013(2013-08-10) (aged 95)
Sha Tin District, Hong Kong, China

Sir Quo-wei Lee, GBM, CBE, JP (Chinese: 利國偉; pinyin: Lì Guówěi; 5 August 1918 – 10 August 2013), with family roots in Kaiping, Guangdong, China, was a prominent Hong Kong businessman who served as Chairman of Hang Seng Bank and Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lee was awarded Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) in 2006. He was one of the four co-founders of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, which promotes the development of science and technology in China.[1]

Lee was created Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1977, and made a Knight Bachelor in 1988. In the same year, he was also named as the head of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.[2] He was awarded a Grand Bauhinia Medal in 1997. He died 10 August 2013 at a hospital in Hong Kong.[2]


Academic offices
Preceded by
Yuet-keung Kan
Chairman of the Council of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Lee Hon-chiu