Richard Li

About Richard Li

Birth Day: November 08, 1966
Birth Place: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Citizenship: Hong Kong  Canada
Partner(s): Isabella Leong (2008–2011)
Children: 3
Parent(s): Li Ka-Shing Chong Yuet Ming
Relatives: Victor Li Tzar-kuoi (brother)
Traditional Chinese: 李澤楷
Simplified Chinese: 李泽楷
TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin: Transcriptions Standard Mandarin Hanyu Pinyin Lǐ Zékǎi Lǐ Zékǎi
Hanyu Pinyin: Lǐ Zékǎi

Richard Li

Richard Li was born on November 08, 1966 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. First he established a communications and media empire with Hong Kong-headquartered PCCW. Now Richard Li is after Asia's insurance sector. The younger son of Li Ka-shing is chairman of Pacific Century Group, the majority owner of FWD. Formed in 2013, the life insurance company operates in Hong Kong and most of Southeast Asia. It is entering Japan with its acquisition of AIG's Fuji Life Insurance, announced in November 2016. Meantime, PCCW launched a Chinese-language free-to-air TV service in Hong Kong called ViuTV in April 2016. An English-language channel is coming this year. His Pacific Century Group also has interests in businesses spanning financial services, technology and property.
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Popular As Richard Li
Occupation Telecom
Age 56 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 08, 1966 (Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Birthday November 08
Town/City Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nationality Hong Kong

🌙 Zodiac

Richard Li’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Richard Li was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Li acquired Canadian citizenship in the 1980s. His Canadian citizenship has proven valuable to him in his financial dealings, allowing him to make bids for PCCW to purchase stakes in companies such as Air Canada and Bell Canada Enterprises without running afoul of restrictions on foreign ownership.


Richard Li founded Pacific Century Group (PCG) in 1993, an Asia-based long-term private investment group with interests across three core Business pillars – financial services, Technology, media & telecommunications (TMT), and property. In 1996, Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW) is founded, and was later renamed to PCCW Limited. Four years later, PCCW acquired Cable & Wireless HKT, formerly known as The Hong Kong Telephone Company Ltd., and formed the company with businesses in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.


During the 2002–03 SARS outbreak, PCCW under Li's direction aided victims by providing Telecommunication services to patients, medical staff, and fundraisers; namely, they set up video conferencing for quarantined SARS victims and volunteers to communicate with their families, telephone hotline support for isolated patients and communities to receive medical and legal advice. Li also established a story time program for children kept home to prevent infection, and call centre support for charity fundraisers and community Activists.


In 2006, Li donated CA$1 million to the Canadian National Arts Centre Foundation, which led to the establishment of the Annual Richard Li Young Artist Chair, putting young Musicians each year under the mentorship of musical maestros.


Later, in 2007, under Li's direction PCCW volunteers participated in the District Elderly Campaign sponsored by the Oriental Daily News Charitable Fund, the Sun Charitable Fund, and Po Leung Kuk. The campaign' mission was to deliver gift packages to the elderly living in the Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate.


Li was a representative of the Hong Kong government at the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) from 2009 to 2014. He was praised by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Rita Lau, for "helping [to] raise Hong Kong's profile in this important regional Business forum".


In March 2011, Isabella announced to the media that the couple have ended their relationship. They have both announced that the split is amicable and that they will both take care of the children.


In October 2013, FWD Group appoint Ronald Arculli as Chairman. In April 2015 former Canadian foreign affairs minister John Baird was appointed as non-executive Director to FWD and PineBridge.


In March 2015, PCCW Media acquired mobile video provider VuClip and launched Viu. As of August 2017, Viu’s over-the-top (OTT) video Service rolled out to 24 markets globally including Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Thailand.


PCCW OTT provides video streaming services under the “Viu” and “Vuclip” brands as well as a music streaming Service under the “MOOV” brand. In August 2017, it secures new Investors including Hony Capital, Foxconn Ventures and Temasek.

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