Ms. Fung Wing-Yee, Sabrina, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 December 2022.
Ms. Fung is the Group Managing Director of Fung Retailing Group, a non-executive director of Convenience Retail Asia Limited (SEHK: 00831) and the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Retail Company Limited, a company with the Fung Group (a Hong Kong-based multinational group which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing) focusing on supporting and growing international brands in Asia. She also serves as the Chair of Wellness Med Limited, a newly formed company under the Fung Group that serves the growing global health and wellness market.
Ms. Fung is also the Investment Director of Fung Investment Management Limited. She started working at the private investment arm of the Fung Group in 2000 as investment manager running the family’s investments. Prior to joining the Fung Group, Ms. Fung worked for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co in New York and Hong Kong until 1999. Ms. Fung is experienced in the retail industry and holding positions in marketing and public relations for Salvatore Ferragamo Asia, as well as in merchandising, sourcing and branding for Li & Fung group in Hong Kong and the USA. She was named in the Business of Fashion 500 in 2016, and Women’s Wear Daily 10 of Tomorrow in 2017.
In Hong Kong, Ms. Fung is on the board of Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, the Advisor on Retailing and Fashion for NBA Greater China, and a member of the University Court of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the Executive Committee of the International Advisory Council of the Faculty of Business and Economics of HKU, the Advisory Committee of the Roger King Center for Asian Family Business and Family Office at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the advisory panel of IBM Collaborative Innovative Program, the Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong-Europe Business Council and the Hong Kong-France Business Council of Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Internationally, Ms. Fung is a member of McLaren Advisory Group, Harvard Global Advisory Council, and the Board of Trustees of The Carnegie Hall Corporation in New York.
Ms. Fung graduated from Harvard University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. She attended Harvard Business School’s Program for Global Leadership and its Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports program afterwards.