Vincent Lo

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Vincent Lo

Lo Hong-shui

(1948-04-18) 18 April 1948 (age 71)
Alma materSt. Joseph College
University of New South Wales
OccupationChairman of Shui On Group
Spouse(s)Jean Ho(1985-?)
Loletta Chu (2008-)
Parent(s)Lo Ying-shek
To Lei-kwan
Vincent Lo
Traditional Chinese羅康瑞
Simplified Chinese罗康瑞

Vincent Lo Hong-shui, GBM, GBS, JP (Chinese: 羅康瑞; born 18 April 1948) is the chairman of Hong Kong-based Shui On Group, a building-materials and construction firm. He graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1969.[1] Upon returning to Hong Kong, started business with the sum of HK$100,000 (US$16,700) borrowed from his father, a Hong Kong property tycoon.

In 1984, Lo began investing in Shanghai and built a hotel in partnership with the Shanghainese Communist Youth League. The Tiananmen Square crisis caused occupancy to plunge, and the league could not repay its construction loan. Lo assisted the league in dealing with the loan: Han Zheng was the Youth League secretary at the time, and is now mayor of Shanghai.

In association with Xu Kuangdi, a former Shanghai mayor, Han assisted Lo in gaining the right to develop a piece of land surrounding the hall where the Communist Party of China held its first meeting, now known as Xintiandi. The $170 million property development project is a 20,000 square meter complex of restaurants, bars and shops and is a prime entertainment spot in Shanghai.[citation needed]

In 1995, he bought his first cement plant in Chongqing, which has enabled the Shui On Group to become one of China's top three cement companies. Under Lo's direction, the Shui On Group is carrying out property development projects in other Chinese cities, such as Wuhan, Dalian, Foshan and Hangzhou, as well as Chongqing.[citation needed]


Vincent Lo married his ex-wife Jean Ho(何晶潔)in 1985, they had 2 children together.

Vincent Lo and his current wife Loletta Chu married at 27 November 2008.


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Preceded by
Marvin Cheung
Chairman of the Hong Kong Airport Authority
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Jack So
Preceded by
Jack So
Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
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Kwong Ki-chi
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Maria Tam
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