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Tung Chee Chen

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Net worth 2018: $2.84 Billion
Industry: Logistics
Residence: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 1942
Children: 2
Education: Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Liverpool
BIOGRAPHY

Tung Chee Chen was bornon 1942 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Tung Chee Chen is #836 in List Billionaires People In The World. Brothers Tung Chee Chen and Tung Chee Hwa control nearly 70% of shipping giant Orient Overseas. Chee Chen remains chairman and CEO after elder brother Chee Hwa, also a billionaire, stepped down in 1997 to serve as Hong Kong's first chief executive. Founded by their father nearly 70 years ago, the company today counts more than 270 offices in 60 countries.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$4.2 Billion

2012

$3.4 Billion

2013

$2.6 Billion

2014

$2.8 Billion

2015

$3.4 Billion

2016

$1.4 Billion

2017

$1.9 Billion

2018

$2.84 Billion

TIMELINE
Tung Chee-chen (Chinese: 董建成), GBS, JP (b. circa 1942) is a Hong Kong businessman and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Hong Kong Port Development Board.Tung's ancestral hometown is Ningbo of Zhejiang Province. Tung is the second son of international shipping tycoon Tung Chao Yung, and the young brother of Tung Chee Hwa, the first chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.He earned a BSc degree from the University of Liverpool. He later earned his master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) from the University of Liverpool on 6 July 2009.Tung served as chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners' Association from 1993 until 1995. He was chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce from 1999 to 2001. Since 1997, Tung is the chairman and CEO of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, one of the largest shipping companies in the world.He is independent non-executive director of the following companies:Tung is also the chairman of the Institute for Shipboard Education Foundation (most popularly known as Semester-At-Sea Program), the chairman of the Advisory Council and a member of the board of trustees of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a member of the board of trustees of the International Academic Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.In April 2009, Tung was ranked as the 23rd wealthiest man in Hong Kong, worth US$900 million. In Jan 2008, Tung and his family were ranked (also by Forbes) as the 16th wealthiest in Hong Kong, with a total value of 3 billion US$.
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