Mr. William Shum, StandingCommittee Member
Mr. William Shum is the Founder and CEO of Memorigin Watch Co. Ltd. Aftergraduating from the Ivy League’s Cornell University with a Masters degree inApplied Economics and Management, he returned to Hong Kong and worked towardshis Financial Risk Management certification from Global Association of RiskProfessionals while working at an investment bank for around a year.
Mr. Shum then ventured into his own business; based in his own watchfactory, he founded Hong Kong's only tourbillon brand “Memorigin” and withinthe next few years, his business rapidly expanded to over 20 countriesworldwide. Nowadays, Memorigin’s watches are commonly seen at leading watch andjewellery retail chains such as Prince Jewellery & Watch Company, OrientalWatch Company, TSL Group Limited, ISA and Chow Tai Fook, etc. Mr. Shum is alsoa proud recipient of multiple recognitions, such as the “Hong Kong EmergingBrand” Award in 2011, the HSBC “Youth Business Award” in 2012, “YoungIndustrialist Awards of Hong Kong (YIAH) in 2015, “Global Chinese OutstandingYouth Award” in 2016, Hong Kong Famous Brand Gold Award and LeadershipAward in 2019, amongst others.