Li Ka Shing
Sir Ka Shing Li is one of the biggest business moguls in Asia. The wealthy Chinese businessman currently serves as the chairman of HWL (Hutchison Whampoa Limited) as well as the chairman of Cheung Kong Holdings. By holding the helms of these companies, Li Ka Shing is considered as the largest retailer of health and beauty products, as well as the largest container terminals operator in the world. His current status in business was recognized by the prestigious Asiaweek magazine. During the early 2000s, he was hailed as “Asia’s Most Powerful Man” by the publication. Li Ka Shing was also the recipient of Forbes magazine’s Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.
Li Ka Shing was featured in an article published in the BusinessWeek magazine. The article tackles his contribution to Hong Kong’s development through his foundation.
Li Ka Shing currently holds the reins of the Cheung Kong Holdings, the flagship company of the Cheung Kong Group.
The Hong Kong based entrepreneur also serves as the chairman of the Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), a premier global corporation dedicated to innovation and technology.
Li Ka Shing established the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre in order to promote good health and education.
A comprehensive profile of the Asian business tycoon is featured at Crunchbase.com.
Li Ka Shing was ranked number ten in Forbes magazines’ list of the world’s top billionaires in 2006.
An avid supporter of education, Li Ka Shing established a foundation that extends support to several educational initiatives.
The Li Ka Shing Foundation teams up with the Government of Alberta to create a virology institute at the University of Alberta.
A news article discussing Li Ka Shing’s plan to purchase a share of the European music streaming website, Spotify.
This site contains information about the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.