Solina Chau

Solina Chau is a well-known businesswoman who is noted for her innovative business strategies. Solina Chau took the big and bold steps to make her business life successful, despite her extensive experience in business development and project planning.

Background:

Chau was born in Hong Kong in 1961, the daughter of a small-town merchant. She had her early education at the Diocesan Girls’ School, where she was voted as a junior house captain. She passed the Hong Kong Certificate of Education test in 1978. She traveled to Sydney for additional studies after receiving her certification in 1997.

Her career began in 1997 when she formed a minority partnership with Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Holdings to form her Tom limited company. Before starting the company’s trade operations, she received $11 million in funding from these ventures. Chau transferred its company to Tom Group for $132 million in September 2003. Tom Online, a subsidiary of its parent business, was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in early 2004.

Social Impact:

She accepted the Beijing Oriental Plaza project, which made her a millionaire in a matter of days. She rose to prominence after selling the Plaza to Li Ka Shing and subsequently becoming China’s business superstar. This was a stroke of luck for her since it gave her a four-star rating in her business mind. She received a plethora of business opportunities as a result of the 1993 incident, which resulted in her considerable wealth.

Under Chau’s leadership, Horizon Venture invested at least US$70 million in more than 80 tech businesses in 2014. She has been working for a long time in the company of Asia’s richest person, Li Ka Shing, after selling a large portion of Tom Online. At the moment, Chau owns a large portion of Tom.com, a publication and promotion company based in the People’s Republic of China.

Accolades:[1] 

Chau was the backhand in Li Ka Shing’s success, propelling him to the position of Asia’s wealthiest man. Chau’s business strategy and unwavering support propel the company to the top. Aside from her incredible commercial talents, Chau values schooling in China that emphasizes female consciousness. She wants to see women who are self-reliant and strong in all aspects of their lives. Chau’s fiery ambitions have earned her a number of prizes and a place among the world’s most powerful women. Forbes ranked her as the 82nd most powerful woman in the world in 2014 and 2021.[2] 

Tanisha


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