Mr. Richard Li Tzar-Kai

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    Richard Li Tzar Kai is Founder and Chairman of Pacific Century Group (PCG), an Asia-based long-term private investment group founded in 1993 with interests in financial services, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), and real estate. Richard Li launched now TV in 2003, via PCCW. He became interested in this industry in 1990 when he foresaw the opportunity for creative information and home entertainment services in Asia. The result was STAR TV, Asia's first satellite- delivered cable-TV service, which by 1993 had 45 million homes.

    In 2010, PCG acquired the asset management business of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), which it and renamed it PineBridge Investments. Since PCG’s acquisition, PineBridge has received 13 industry awards and managed assets of over US$126 billion in assets through its global network.

    In 2013, PCG acquired ING Group N.V.’s Hong Kong, Macau and Thailand insurance business and renamed it FWD. Since then, Swiss Re has become a 15% shareholder in FWD and FWD has expanded its operations into Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia and Cambodia.

    Richard Li was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia in 2011. Richard Li is a licensed pilot and a licensed dive master.