March 25th, 2017
Peter Woo is a well known billionaire occupying a well deserved 7th place among Richest people in Hong Kong. At his 69 years old, Peter Woo is a self made billionaire who managed to gather a 9 billion $ through real estate developments. The flourishing business career of Peter Woo dates back in 1972 when our number 7 richest men in Hong Kong was working for the New York’s Chase Manhattan Bank. Peter Woo married the love of his life – Bessie in 1975, daughter of the famous New York Shipping Millionaire – Yue Kong Pao. After Pao’s retirement in 1986, Peter Woo was named the head leader of Wheelock and Company Limited and also The Warf Holdings Limited.
Willing to prove others and also to himself that he wasn’t just a man who inherited millions of dollars, Peter Woo used his abilities and business skills to develop a large real estate empire with branches in Hong Kong, Singapore but also China. Nowadays, the group of firms owned by Peter Woo operates Marco Polo Hotels, Cable Communications or the luxury group LCJG. Peter Woo is the holder of somoe of the most important honors in China such as the Gold Bauhinia Star, Grand Bauhinia Medal or Justice of Peace. Not so long ago, Peter Woo declared that he retired from the head office of Warf Group being on the senior advisor position and leaving room for the new chairman Stephen Ng Tin-hoi to prove himself. Being attracted by a political career, Peter Woo is very responsive when it comes to business and politics connections in Hong Kong and Beijing. Confident in Hong Kong’s economical power, we can easily admit that Peter Woo is not only a “Richest People in Hong Kong” but he is also a man of vision and commitment.