Hong Kong’s elite attended the funeral service of the first Chinese executive director of HSBC, Vincent Cheng, at St John’s Cathedral in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong’s elite attended the funeral service of the first Chinese executive director of HSBC, Vincent Cheng, at St John’s Cathedral in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong political, financial luminaries show up for funeral of Vincent Cheng, first Chinese executive director of HSBC

  • City leader John Lee hails Cheng’s contribution to public, while former chief executive Carrie Lam says banker’s life symbolises ‘the great Hong Kong story’
  • Cheng, who died last month at age 74, made history as the first Chinese chairman of the British bank’s Asia-Pacific arm in 2005

Hong Kong’s elite attended the funeral service of the first Chinese executive director of HSBC, Vincent Cheng, at St John’s Cathedral in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong’s elite attended the funeral service of the first Chinese executive director of HSBC, Vincent Cheng, at St John’s Cathedral in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE