Mr. Y.K. PANG, GBS, JP
Y.K. Pang was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited in August 2016, having first joined the Board in 2011. He is deputy chairman of Jardine Matheson Limited, chairman of Jardine Pacific, chairman and chief executive of Jardine Motors, and a director of Jardine Matheson (China) Limited. He is also a director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited, Hongkong Land Holdings Limited, Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited, Mandarin Oriental International Limited and Yonghui Superstores Co., Limited.
Mr Pang joined the Jardine Matheson Group in Hong Kong in 1984, where he first worked in a variety of positions in the trading, marketing and retail sectors of the Group. He was appointed director of Jardine Pacific in 1995 with responsibility for the company’s restaurants businesses, and in 1999 he moved to Jardine Motors as chief executive officer of Zung Fu before becoming executive chairman in 2003. Prior to taking up his current role, he was appointed in 2007 as chief executive of listed-subsidiary Hongkong Land, a property investment, management and development group.
In addition to his business pursuits, Mr Pang plays an active role in the business community and in public service in Hong Kong. Currently, Mr Pang is the vice patron of The Community Chest of Hong Kong, past chairman and General Committee member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong and chairman of the Council of The Education University of Hong Kong. He is the chairman of the HKSAR Government Standing Committee on Directorate Salaries & Conditions of Service, and a member of the HKSAR Government Trade & Industry Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Hospital Authority, the chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of Queen Mary & Tsan Yuk Hospitals and a member of the Executive Committee and Council of the Hong Kong Management Association.
He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and Silver Bauhinia Star medals in 2016 and 2008, respectively. He was chosen as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong in 1999. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2001.
Mr Pang was born in Hong Kong in 1960 and graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. He completed the Program for Global Leadership at Harvard Business School in 1998. In July 2016, he was conferred an Honorary Doctorate degree by the University of Edinburgh.
Mr Pang is married with two children.