Establishment of the Fifth HKUST EMBA Alumni Association

[A summary of its Chinese version] The establishment ceremony of the fifth edition of HKUST EMBA Alumni Association was held in Guangzhou on August 22, 2020. With an aim to building a stronger and bigger alumni network, the ceremony was also available via “live streaming” for alumni and HKUST staff around the world.

Distinguished guests who were on hand or joined the ceremony online included HKUST President Professor Wei SHYY and Council Member Dr Samuel YUNG, among other senior management of HKUST and mainland officials. They congratulated the new association led by Chairman CAO Zhiwei.

The ceremony was supported by different officals from the Guangdong Province and joined by a number of other alumni associations across the country.

The Chairman of the fifth HKUST EMBA Alumni Association CAO Zhiwei led his team to welcome all guests and distributed the certificates to the new board members and directors of the 19 branches of the association. CAO announced the establishment of the association and its 2020 blueprint, including an annual trip to the Greater Bay Area. 

Message from HKUST

President Professor Wei SHYY congratulated the formation of the new association and believed that the association could play a role in facilitating the development of HKUST (Guangzhou) Campus. Director of Fok Ying Tung Research Institute Professor GAO Min introduced the Guangzhou campus, while Director of Business School China Office YUAN Ye wished the association would help to build a cooperative, diverse and progressive community.

Wishes from Guests

During the ceremony, senior officials from the United Front Work Department of Guangzhou and Guangdong Province, as well as the Secretary of Federation of Industry and Commerce of Guangzhou , pointed out the importance of contribution to the Greater Bay Area from the alumni community. They welcomed HKUST alumni to invest in the Greater Bay Area. 

Exchange of Souvenirs

Leaders or represntatives from the Guangdong Alumni Association of Tsinghua EMBA Program, the Guangzhou Alumni Association of CEIBS, the Guangdong Alumni Association of CKGSB Zeyong Zhuang, and the Guangdong Guanghua Program of Peking University, exchanged souvenirs with CAO.

As a new chapter of the HKUST EMBA alumni  program, all members of the assocaiton pledge to serve their program alumni and fulfill its mission.


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