The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) presented the "Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2021" to ten distinguished graduates at the award presentation ceremony on 4 October 2021 at Hotel ICON. More than 100 guests including awardees and their families, proposers, award recipients of past years, senior management and staff of PolyU attended the event.
Dr Katherine Ngan Ng Yu-ying, MH, JP, Guest of Honour and Chairman of the Panel of Judges, Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, President of PolyU and Dr David Ng Kin-ching, President of the Federation of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Alumni Associations (FHKPUAA) presented the awards to the ten distinguished alumni. They are (in alphabetical order of last name): Mr Jack Chan Hoi, EY China Chairman, Greater China Regional Managing Partner and Global Executive Member, Ms Janet Chen Lijuan, Chairman, Shenzhen Ebeca Beauty Technology Investment Company Limited, Mr Tino Kwan Wing-kuen, Founder and Principal Consultant, Tino Kwan Lighting Consultants Limited, Ir Dr Kelvin Leung Kai-yuen, CEO, Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr Michael Ross, Vice Chairman, Charoen Pokphand Group and Co-chairman, CP Commercial Real Estate, The Hon. Alfred Sit Wing-hang, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Innovation and Technology Bureau, HKSAR Government, The Hon. Tony Tse Wai-chuen, BBS, JP, Member, Legislative Council (Architectural, Surveying, Planning & Landscape), HKSAR Government, Sr Augustine Wong Ho-ming, JP, Executive Director and General Manager of the Property Development Department, Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Dr Alex Wong Siu-wah, Chairman and CEO, King’s Flair International (Holdings) Limited, Ms Mary Yu Wah, Founder, Mary Yu Design.
Addressing the event, Prof. Jin-Guang Teng welcomed all guests to attend this meaningful event. He commended that the awardees had earned their personal achievements through hard work and perseverance, and contributed significantly to the development of the city and the Nation. Dr Katherine Ngan praised that the awardees were inspirational leaders and role models for our young generations.
The awardees expressed heartfelt thanks to their proposers, judges and alma mater, as well as their family and friends for their support. Two awardees, Ms Janet Chen and Mr Michael Ross, were not able to attend the ceremony. They also delivered their acceptance remarks through pre-recorded videos.
Jointly organised by PolyU and FHKPUAA, the "Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award" aims at honouring outstanding graduates of PolyU and its forerunners for their distinguished professional accomplishments and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. Launched in late 1996 and now came to the 13th time, more than 90 distinguished alumni in various professions have been honoured in the award selection.
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