Appointed as Director in October 1972, Executive Director in 1973, became Managing Director from 1989 and Chairman from March 2012. Dr. Cheng is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the chairman of the Nomination Committee and Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. Dr. Cheng is the chairman and executive director of NWS Holdings Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and FSE Services Group Limited (formerly known as FSE Engineering Holdings Limited), the vice-chairman and non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited, and a non-executive director of SJM Holdings Limited, all of them are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is the chairman and managing director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on 4 August 2016. He was the chairman and executive director of International Entertainment Corporation up to his resignation on 10 June 2017, an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited up to his resignation on 31 March 2018 and retirement on 10 May 2018 respectively, and the chairman and non-executive director of Newton Resources Ltd up to his resignation on 9 April 2018, all of them are listed pubic companies in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng is also the chairman of New World Hotels (Holdings) Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He is a director of Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, all of them are substantial shareholders of the Company. Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the Advisory Council for The Better Hong Kong Foundation. Dr. Cheng was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2001 and 2017 respectively by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Dr. Cheng is the father of Dr. Cheng Chi-Kong, Adrian and Ms. Cheng Chi-Man, Sonia, the brother-in-law of Mr. Doo Wai-Hoi, William, the brother of Mr. Cheng Kar-Shing, Peter and the uncle of Mr. Cheng Chi-Heng.