College of Business Distinguished Alumni Awards 2017

The College of Business has produced over 40,000 alumni since its establishment in 1990, many of whom have used their professional or scholastic knowledge to contribute significantly to Hong Kong and the global community.

This year the College has honoured four distinguished alumni with the College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award, in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions to their professions, the University and society.

Professor Haiyang Li

Professor Haiyang Li, PhD Management ’98, is Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation at Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. Professor Li’s research interests focus on technology entrepreneurship and innovation, particularly in China, strategic alliances and multinational firms’ innovation in emerging markets, as well as the growth of China's technology clusters. His research has appeared in top business journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, and Organization Science. He has served on editorial review boards of multiple premier journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Management Journal.

Professor Yonggui Wang

Professor Yonggui Wang, PhD Management Sciences ’04, Changjiang Chair Professor of MOE, is Dean of Business School, the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing. His research focuses on service management, value co-creation, customer relationship management, and customer innovations. Professor Wang has published a number of articles in leading business journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, etc. He has received numerous recognitions and awards including The National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the State Programme of "Hundred, Thousand, and Ten Thousand Talents" and the Programme for New Century Excellent Talents in Universities of China. He is also a Fulbright Visiting Professor of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, U.S.

Alvine Suen Yee-ming

Alvine Suen Yee-ming, EMBA ’12, is founding Chairlady of CityU’s EMBA Association Charity Trust. Ms Suen started her role as business strategist back in 1997 as General Manager of Inchcape JDH. Working closely with distributors, she developed a flair for business planning, brand marketing, operations management, and contract negotiation. Before her most recent venture, she was Vice President of Li & Fung Asia. Her dynamic personality and clarity of vision have earned her a reputation in curating and promoting businesses. She is now a business consultant providing real-time solutions, implementing pragmatic solutions and development navigation to her clients.

Roy Ting Chi-wai

Roy Ting Chi-wai, BBA China Business ’04, is a successful entrepreneur and rising political star. In 2006, he founded Dynasty International Group Holdings Ltd with his wife. They later developed their fine wine business in Hong Kong and China and set up Wine’s Link Limited. Mr Ting has been an elected councillor for the Wong Tai Sin District since 2012. He serves in various community service organizations, and is the founder of Sunshine Community Service Alliance which provides services for the youth and elderly.