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  • Sir Chung-kong ChowFREng, also known as Chow Chung-kong and C.K. Chow, is the chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, which owns the Hong Kong stock exchange, and is a former chief executive officer of the MTR Corporation. He was formerly chief executive officer of Brambles Industries PLC, a global support services company with dual listings in the United Kingdom and Australia, before resigning on 25 September 2003 after being blamed by shareholders at the AGM the year before for making mistakes. From 1997 to 2001, Sir Chow was chief executive of GKN PLC, a leading engineering company based in the United Kingdom and before that he spent 20 years with the BOC Group PLC and was appointed a director of its board and chief executive of its Gases Division in 1993. Chow is a chartered engineer. He holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of California respectively. He also holds an MBA degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and was a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree by the University of Bath in 2001.

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