Sir Quo-wei Lee
GBM, CBE, JP
|Executive Chairman of Hang Seng Bank|
|Chancellor of Hang Seng School of Commerce|
|Succeeded by||Au Siu-kee|
5 August 1918|
Macau, Portuguese Empire
|Died||10 August 2013
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.
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. He was awarded a Grand Bauhinia Medal in 1997. He died 10 August 2013 at a hospital in Hong Kong.
|Chairman of the Council of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
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