曹光彪先生

Mr. Chao Kuang Piu

曹光彪先生是香港企業家,慈善家。1920年生於上海,祖籍寧波。他17歲便掌管父親的“鴻祥”布店,通過改革營銷,把生意發展到南京,重慶,台北,香港等地。

1949年他赴香港和澳門發展,開創當地毛紡工業。1964年創建永新有限公司,擁有紡織,印染,針織等全套設備,成為“香港毛紡大王”,並在澳門設立分廠,在珠海建立香洲毛紡廠。永新公司於1987年在香港上市,其後發展成為跨國集團,業務涵蓋服裝、地產、高科技等領域。1985年,他創建港龍航空,開闢香港到內地和亞洲主要城市的航班。

在事業成功的同時,曹先生也致力慈善,特別是發展教育事業。他在上海創建曹光彪小學,捐資清華大學、浙江大學、寧波大學、杉達大學等,總額超過三億人民幣。

1999年,國際小行星命名委員會將由紫金山天文台發現的4566號小行星,命名為“曹光彪星”。2002年獲頒香港銀紫荊星勳章。2004年榮獲美國沃頓商學院院長勳章。

Mr. Chao Kuang Piu is a Hong Kong entrepreneur and philanthropist.  He was born in Shanghai in 1920 and a native of Ningbo.  At the age of 17, he was in charge of his father’s “Hongxiang” cloth shop.   Through reform in operation and marketing, he expanded the business to Nanjing, Chongqing, Taipei, Hong Kong and other places.

In 1949, Chao moved to Hong Kong and created the local woolen industry. He founded Wingson Co., Ltd. in 1964 and later opened factories in Macao and Zhuhai, establishing himself as the “Hong Kong Woolen King”.  Wingson went public in Hong Kong in 1987 and later expanded to become a multinational group, with businesses in garment, real estate, high-tech, and other industries.  In 1985, Chao formed Dragonair, opening up flights to major cities in mainland China and Asia.

Mr. Chao is also a well respected philanthropist, especially in education. He founded Cao Guangbiao Primary School in Shanghai and donated over 300 million RMB to Qinghua, Zhejiang, Ningbo, and Sanda Universities.

In 1999, the International Astronomical Union named Asteroid 4566 “Chao Kuang Piu”. Mr. Chao was awarded the Hong Kong Silver Bauhinia Medal in 2002 and the US Wharton School Dean’s Medal in 2004.

曹其真女士

Ms. Susana Chou

是以其父親命名的曹光彪書院的捐贈者。曹女士自安徽大學物理系畢業後,赴巴黎大學完成法國語言及文學課程。 她1968年到澳門定居,1976年當選為第一屆立法會議員,1999年獲選為澳門特別行政區第一屆立法會主席。2006年,曹女士和林金城先生(澳門大學校董會主席)成立澳門同濟慈善會,在中葡法律雙語人才、內地貧困地區學前教育、孤兒援助等多方面做了大量工作。

Ms. Susana Chao is the donor of Chao Kuang Piu College, which is named after her father. After graduating from Anhui University (Physics), she completed French language and literature courses in Paris. She settled in Macau in 1968 and was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1976 and became Chairperson of the first Legislative Assembly of the Macao SAR in 1999. In 2006, Ms. Chou and Mr. Kam Seng Lam (Chair of the UM University Council) set up the Tongchai Charity Association, which focuses on the development of bilingual law practitioners in Macau, pre-school education in rural China, and aids to orphans.