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About K. Wah


K. Wah International Holdings Limited

Independent Non-executive Director

Dr William Yip Shue Lam LLD  
Dr William Yip Shue Lam
Dr William Yip Shue Lam LLD

Dr William Yip Shue Lam, LLD, aged 84, has been an independent non-executive Director and the chairman of the audit committee since June 2008 as well as the chairman of the remuneration committee and a member of the nomination committee (both appointed on 22 March 2012) of the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the Concordia University, Canada. He is the founder and the chairman of Canada Land Limited ("Canada Land") since 1972. Canada Land engaged in real estate development and tourist attraction business, listed in 1994 on the Australian Stock Exchange and was privatized in May 2013. He remains as the chairman of Canada Land. Dr Yip is also an independent non-executive director of Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited. Save as disclosed herein, he has no previous directorships in other public listed companies in the last 3 years. Dr Yip was also the chairman of Cantravel Limited, Guangzhou since 1996, became a director in October 2013 and elected the chairman in December 2019 again. Dr Yip has been active in public services and has been appointed as an Honorary Standing Committee Member of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (November 2012 - October 2022) and the President of Concordia University Hong Kong Foundation Limited and chairman of Board of Governors, Canadian University Association in Hong Kong. He had been the President (1998 - 2000) and currently the member of the Board of Governors of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and the Fellow Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. In addition, Dr Yip has been elected a Guangzhou Municipal Honorable Citizen.