Simon Wong

Simon Wong
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Simon Wong received a bachelor's degree in psychology and studio arts from the University of Minnesota in 1974.

He founded the Kampery Group in 1993 and has served as the chairman since then. He developed the company into a highly successful Hong Kong-based coffee, tea, wine, dairy, and organic products company. He serves as president of the Hong Kong Food Industry Association, president of the Hong Kong Association of Green Organic at Living, and vice president for the Hong Kong Brand Development Council, among other positions. As a social philanthropist, he chairs the Ye Hong Community Wellness Foundation and was appointed the Justice of the Peace by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong in 2008.

As president of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association-Hong Kong chapter, Wong serves as a liaison between the Carlson School's China Executive MBA Program and the Hong Kong business community. He is also a University of Minnesota Foundation Trustee and a champion of higher education.