Chung Kong Chow

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Chung Kong Chow
Occupation Chairman
Employer Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Location Hong Kong, China

Sir Chung-kong Chow is the Chairman of Hong Kong Exchnages


He was formerly chief executive officer of Brambles Industries PLC. a global support services company with dual listings in the United Kingdom and Australia, before resigning on 25 September 2003 after being blamed by shareholders at the AGM the year before for making mistakes.[1] From 1997 to 2001, Sir Chow was chief executive of GKN PLC, a leading engineering company based in the United Kingdom and before that he spent 20 years with the BOC Group PLC and was appointed a director of its board and chief executive of its Gases Division in 1993. The Hong Kong media once described Chow as one of the most powerful Chinese men in the western world.


Chow holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of California-Davis


  1. Chow peers into his tea leaves. Sydney morning herald.