William Fung was appointed Group Chairman of Li & Fung Limited in May 2012.
He served as Executive Deputy Chairman from 2011 to May 2012 and before that, Group Managing Director from 1986 to 2011. He joined the Group in 1972 and became a Director of its export trading business in 1976.
William is Chairman and non-executive director of Global Brands Group Holding Limited and a Non-executive Director of Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited, all companies within the Fung Group. He is a director of King Lun Holdings Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary, Fung Holdings (1937) Limited, substantial shareholders of the Company.
William graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. Degrees of Doctor of Business Administration (honoris causa) were conferred by The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
William is an independent non-executive director of VTech Holdings Limited, Shui On Land Limited, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited.
William was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2008 for his service to the community.