Chi Yun Wong

Co-Founder at VTech Holdings Ltd.

Chi Yun Wong

Chi Yun Wong

Co-Founder at VTech Holdings Ltd.

Biography

Chi Yun Wong founded VTech Holdings Ltd. Presently, he is Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer at this company and Chairman at VTech Electronics Ltd. (a subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd.). He is also Member of The Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council, Member of The Commission on Strategic Development and Council Member at the University of Hong Kong and on the board of 6 other companies. In the past he occupied the position of Chairman at Hong Kong Applied Science & Technology Research Institute. Chi Yun Wong received an undergraduate degree from the University of Hong Kong and a graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Overview
Career Highlights

VTech Holdings Ltd.
VTech Group

RelSci Relationships

308

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1950

Age

70

Number of Awards

12

Estimated Net Worth

$1.3B

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Group President at VTech Holdings Ltd.

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Group Chairman at Li & Fung Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Johnson Electric Holdings Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer-Contract Manufacturing Services, Executive Director at VTech Holdings Ltd.

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Chairman at Fung Group

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at The Bank of East Asia Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Audit Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Hong Kong)

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member of the Nomination Committee at VTech Holdings Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chairman & Chief Executive at The Bank of East Asia Ltd.

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Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Li & Fung Ltd.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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Chi Yun Wong
Co-Founder at VTech Holdings Ltd.
Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Today, HKU has gained international recognition for its accomplishments as a research-led comprehensive university. In 2003, during the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), HKU medical researchers became the first in the world to identify the coronavirus that caused the SARS. In 2005, the Faculty of Medicine was renamed the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. From 2010 to 2012, the University held Centenary Celebrations to mark its 100th anniversary. In 2012 – along with all the other institutions of higher learning in Hong Kong and in accordance with the government’s education policy – the University officially launches its 4-year undergraduate curriculum. HKU continues to attract the best local students, along with many Mainland China and international students. The University’s academics have outstanding achievements in teaching and research, and about half of HKU’s faculty are from overseas. All ten faculties and their departments provide teaching and supervision for postgraduate-level research (MPhil and PhD) students, with administration undertaken by the Graduate School.

Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Memberships
Career History
Co-Founder
1976 - Current

VTech is the world’s largest manufacturer of cordless telephones and electronic learning products. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Founded in 1976, VTech’s mission is to be the most cost effective designer and manufacturer of innovative, high quality consumer electronics products and to distribute them to markets worldwide in the most efficient manner. With headquarters in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in mainland China, VTech currently has a presence in 11 countries and regions and over 33,000 employees, including around 1,500 R&D professionals in R&D centres in Canada, Hong Kong and mainland China. This network allows VTech to stay abreast of the latest technology and market trends throughout the world, while maintaining a highly competitive cost structure. The Group invests significantly in R&D and launches numerous new products each year. VTech sells its products via a strong brand platform supported by an extensive distribution network of leading retailers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Apart from the well-known VTech brand, the Group is licensed to design, manufacture and distribute AT&T branded wireline telephones and accessories, as well as Telstra branded fixed line telephones in Australia. Shares of VTech Holdings Limited are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKSE: 303).

Co-Founder
1976 - Current
Boards & Committees
Independent Non-Executive Director
Current

China-Hongkong Photo Products Holdings Ltd. engages in the distribution and marketing of photographic developing, processing, and printing products. It operates through the following segments: Merchandise, Service, Investment, and Corporate & Others. The Merchandise segment markets and distributes photographic developing, processing, and printing products; and sells photographic merchandise, skincare products, consumer electronic products, and household appliances. The Service segment provides technical services for photographic developing and processing products, professional audio-visual advisory, and custom design and installation services. The Investment segment comprises the group's businesses in investment properties. The Corporate & Others segment includes the group's corporate income and expense items and other investment businesses. The company was founded by Sun Chieh Yeh in 1968 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015
Chairman
Prior

Hong Kong Applied Science & Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd. operates as a research and development institution. It specializes in applied research, information technology, and engineering services. It serves financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, health technologies, next generation network, and Smart City. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Council Member
Prior

Today, HKU has gained international recognition for its accomplishments as a research-led comprehensive university. In 2003, during the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), HKU medical researchers became the first in the world to identify the coronavirus that caused the SARS. In 2005, the Faculty of Medicine was renamed the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. From 2010 to 2012, the University held Centenary Celebrations to mark its 100th anniversary. In 2012 – along with all the other institutions of higher learning in Hong Kong and in accordance with the government’s education policy – the University officially launches its 4-year undergraduate curriculum. HKU continues to attract the best local students, along with many Mainland China and international students. The University’s academics have outstanding achievements in teaching and research, and about half of HKU’s faculty are from overseas. All ten faculties and their departments provide teaching and supervision for postgraduate-level research (MPhil and PhD) students, with administration undertaken by the Graduate School.

Investments
Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #1567
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1577
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1190
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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