Dr Haywood Cheung named CityU Distinguished Alumni

Dr Haywood Cheung, a renowned leader in the financial services sector, has been honoured with the 5th CityU Distinguished Alumni Award.

Dr Chung Shui-ming, Pro-Chancellor of CityU and Chairman of the Panel of Judges of the 5th Distinguished Alumni Award; Mr Lester Garson Huang, Chairman of the CityU Council; and Prof Way Kuo, CityU President, presented the award to Dr Cheung at a ceremony held in March.

Dr Haywood Cheung, Chairman and Executive Director of Target Insurance (Holdings) Limited, has over 30 years’ experiences in the financial industry, including metals trading, securities and futures brokerage and forex dealing. Dr Cheung is Permanent Honorary President of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society. After graduating from CityU with an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in 2012 and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in 2014, he has enthusiastically participated in alumni activities helping to boost alumni support for the University.

Dr Cheung is a member of the Alumni Advancement Committee under the CityU Foundation, and has made generous donations to propel campus development. As the Honorary Chairman of the EMBA Association Charity Trust, Dr Cheung takes the lead in soliciting donations for promoting the EMBA programme and funding students through scholarships. In appreciation of his longstanding support, Lecture Theatre 13 was named “Jennifer and Haywood Cheung Lecture Theatre”.