Chung Po-yang, OBE, JP
Po-yang (Alias Po Chung) co-founder and chairman emeritus
of DHL International (Hong Kong) Ltd. was born in Macao, 1943.
He matriculated from St. Stephen's College, Hong Kong in 1963.
the United States he attended University of Seven Seas, the
original floating university (Oceanography), Whittier College
(Zoology) and obtained his B.Sc. from California State University
at Humboldt in Fisheries Management in 1968.
returning to Hong Kong he worked with Topper Toys (H.K.) Ltd.
as Operations Manager for two years.
1972 he co-founded DHL International Limited the Hong Kong
base company that together with DHL Airways Inc. of California,
which owns and operates the U.S. territories, operates the
DHL Worldwide Network.
DHL Worldwide Network now operates in 227 countries, employing
over 53,000 people, runs a fleet of 12,203 vehicles, owns
and operates over 209 aircraft. It is the worldıs leading
air express company handling more than 100 million documents,
parcels and freight a year across five continents.
International (Hong Kong) Ltd., the original DHL International
Ltd, Chairman, since 1972; DHL International Ltd., Bermuda,
Board Member; DHL Travels Ltd., Chairman, since 1978;
Lane Crawford Ltd., Board Member, 1987-1997; Li & Fung
Ltd., Board Member, 1993-1999; China-Hong Kong Photo Ltd.,
Board Member, 1994-1997; Artal Food Industries Ltd., Board
Member, since 1992; United Chinese Bank, Director, 1995-1997.
Kong Tourist Board, Board Member, since 1999; HKTB e-Business
Subcommittee Chairman, since 2000; HKTB Tourism Year Program
Committee Member since January 2001; Ocean Park Corporation,
Board Member, since July 1998. Deputy Chairman since July
2000; Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Chairman, since
Chung's community service activities are focused in five key
areas: Promoting Hong Kong and International Relations; Arts
and Culture; Management and General Education; Creativity
and Innovation; and Social Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Chung founded and currently serves as the chairman of
the following two foundations:
The Creativity and Education Foundation (HK) Limited which
was created to promote quality education and educational
reform in Hong Kong, and
Creative Initiative Foundation (HK) Limited which was
created to promote the ³creative initiative?of nonprofit
organizations and encourage nonprofit organizations
to use proven business practices to help meet the needs
of their stakeholders.
can learn more about the Creative Initiative Foundation
by visiting the CIF web site at
in other community activities and services includes:
Culture and Sports
Hong Kong Arts Centre, Board of Governors, Member, 1993-1994;
Chairman, 1994-2000; The Art School, Hong Kong Arts Centre,
Founding Council Member, since April 2000; Business for
Art Foundation, Founder & Chairman, since 1991. Hong Kong
Philharmonic Orchestra, Fund-raising Committee, 1985-1997;
Hong Kong Tennis Foundation, Founder Member, 1990-1993;
Vice-Chairman, 1994-1997; Hong Kong Tennis Patrons Association,
Executive Committee, 1994-1996. Friends of Hong Kong Academy
of Performing Arts, Life Member, since 1990.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Council Member, 1989-1997;
Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Trade Related Services
Committee, Chairman, since 1995; Hong Kong Trade Development
Council, HKCEC Extension Project, Artwork Selection Committee,
Chairman, 1996-1997; Hong Kong Trade Development Council,
Services Promotion Program Committee, Member, 1996-1997.
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, California, Member
of the Board of Overseers, 1994?000; Hoover Institution's
Hong Kong Documentary Archive, Founder Chairman, since
1992. Hong Kong/USA Economic Co-operation Committee, Member,
1993-1997. Hong Kong/European Union Business Co-operation
Committee, Member, since 1997. Hong Kong/Korea Business
Round Table, Member, 1994-1997. Hong Kong Official Delegate
to World Economic Forum at Davos 1996, 1997 and 1999.
Hong Kong Management Association, Fellow; Executive Committee
and Council Member, since1991; Deputy Chairman, 1995-1999;
Hong Kong Government, Efficiency Unit, Member of the Serving
the Community Forum 1995. Hong Kong Government, Employee
Retraining Board, Member, 1995-1999; Hong Kong Government,
Civil Service Training & Development Advisory Board, Member,
Hong Kong Community Chest, Board 1989-1995; Member of
Executive Council 1989-1993; Vice-Patron, 1995-1997; Corporate
Contribution Program Member, 1989-1997; Chairman of the
Public Listed Companies Group under the CECP, 1995-1997;
Hong Kong Red Cross, Advisory Board Member, (from November
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Member of Court, 1995-1997;
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Business Studies,
Advisor, 1994-1996; The Chinese International School Foundation,
Board of Governors, since 1997; Duke of Edinburgh's Award
World Fellowship, Member, 1990 -1997. Hong Kong University
Education Foundation, Voting Member, since 1996. Hong
Kong Centre for Economic Research, Trustee, since 1990.
Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Trustee Member, since
1998. Chairman since September 2000. World Wildlife Fund,
Executive Committee, 1985-1990; Trustee, 1985-1997.
Young Presidents Organization, Member, since 1983; Chapter
Chairman, 1986-1987, 1989-1991. World Presidents Organization,
Member, since 1991; Global Board Member, 1993-1997. Chief
Executive Organization, Member, since 1997, Area Vice
President, Asia Pacific, since 1997. St. Stephen's College
Old Boys Association, President, 1974-1975, 1975-1976.
Hong Kong Jockey Club, Voting Member, since 1993.
has been the feature speaker on corporate culture at various
symposium organized by Pacific Rim Forum, Business International,
Business Week International, Young Presidents Organization,
Hong Kong Management Association, China Management Association
in Taiwan, various graduate school of business. He was the
Annual Keynote Speaker of the Singapore National Productivity
Board in 1986.
interesting topics are:
How Do You Open A New Country Every Five Weeks, a New
City Every Eight Days Continuously for Fifteen Years?
The Science of Life Management & The Art of Living
How Do You Pay Your People Twice When You Havenıt Got
Must Advices to the Graduating Class, High School or Otherwise.
a Chinese calligrapher, a painter, an avid reader, a classical
music enthusiast, wine collector and photographer.
married (Helen) with three daughters Yana (1977) Pomona College,
Anca (1982) University of Pennsylvania & Yangie (1986) Chinese
Who's who Among American Universities and Colleges 1968.
Award of Business Excellence 1987.
Hong Kong Artist Guild - Art Patron of the Year 1989.
Outstanding Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Republic of
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Justice of Peace (JP) 1997.
|| Asian AppleMaster of Apple Computer 2000
the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University in 1981
and the IMD Presidents Program in 1993 and 1994 in Switzerland.