Chang Yung Fa & family was bornon 6 October 1927 in Taiwan. Chang chairs Evergreen Marine, one of the world's largest shipping companies with more than 160 vessels. Chang's wealth has jumped thanks to shares of his airline, EVA Air, which rose by 35% on lower fuel prices and increased travel between Taiwan and the mainland.
In February 2012, it was reported that Chang had pledged "to give away all his wealth" (approximately US$1
By 1984, he started his most ambitious service yet- two 80-day round-the-world services, one circling the globe in an easterly direction, the other westward
In 1975, Chang realised that containerisation was the way forward
In 1961, Chang and some friends jointly established a shipping company and, having helped this company to develop, he decided to branch out on his own, establishing Evergreen Marine Corporation on 1 September 1968 with just one secondhand 15,000 ton vessel, Central Trust
Chang Jung-fa CBE (Chinese: 張榮發; 6 October 1927 – 20 January 2016) was a Taiwanese businessman