Chief Human Resources Officer
Roger Young joined Li & Fung in 2016 as the Chief Human Resources Officer. He leads the global human resources function and is responsible for developing organizational, talent and reward strategies to support Li & Fung’s growth ambitions. He also leads the corporate services, procurement, and global hub operations organizations in addition to his HR leadership role.
Roger has a broad and diversified career across businesses and support functions. During his 24 years with PPG Industries, Inc., a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of coatings and specialty products, he held various global and regional leadership positions in finance, human resources, operations, sales & marketing and mergers & acquisitions. In 2013, Roger joined National Grid, a multinational company in the transmission and distribution of natural gas and electricity, as senior vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer.
Roger holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from The University of Western Ontario in Canada and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.
Roger has lived and worked in various countries in Europe, North America and Asia. He is fluent in English, French and Cantonese.